DUI: Underage DUI Offenses
Underage DUI in Spokane, WA
Drivers under 21 may have a blood alcohol level no higher than 0.02 percent, otherwise, they can be charged with an underage DUI in Washington State.
What happens if a minor gets a DUI in WA State?
Those under 21 years of age suspected of driving while intoxicated can be charged with an underage drinking DUI and a conviction can remain on their criminal record for many years.
Consequences of drinking and driving under 21 are significant because a conviction can be severely detrimental to a young person’s chances of being accepted to a college or finding the job they desire.
Don’t Ruin Your Future with DUI Charges
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Our firm focuses squarely on defending the rights of the accused, and we make ourselves available to clients 24/7 because we understand the trying nature of being arrested. Speak with a Spokane DUI attorney who can fight back against your arrest and protect your future.
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When you hire our firm, you will obtain the upper hand in court. With more than two decades of experience, our award-winning attorney is fully equipped to combat your criminal charges. Put a former prosecutor in your corner.
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A DUI conviction can cause your insurance company to raise your monthly premiums drastically or terminate your policy altogether. You will likely need to obtain special SR-22 insurance for a period of time.
As a young person, you cannot afford to jeopardize your future by being convicted for DUI. A skilled Spokane DUI lawyer can challenge your DUI arrest and do everything possible to avoid a conviction. If your DUI stop was illegitimate to begin with, your entire arrest could be thrown out and you would go free.
Penalties may include:
- Up to one year in prison
- Fine of between $850 and $5,000
- License suspension of 90 days
2nd conviction within 7 years can result in:
- At least 30 days in prison
- Fine of up to $5,000
- License suspension of 2+ years
Underage DUI can often include other charges such as:
- Minor in possession of alcohol
- Soliciting alcohol
- Moving and vehicle maintenance violations
- Distributing alcohol to other minors
- Child endangerment law violations
- Possession of false identification
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