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Over 15,000 Drivers Arrested for DUI by Washington State Patrol in 2014

In 2014, the Washington State Patrol arrested 15,550 drivers for DUI.  This figure does not include arrests made by local police departments.  Intoxicated drivers were responsible for 1,926 collisions across the state last year.

Although this figure may be hard to swallow, 2014 marks a third straight year of decline for DUI arrests by the State Patrol.

As for the over 15,000 unfortunate drivers, they can face fines up to $5,000 and a suspended driver’s license for a year or more.  Judges typically require DUI offenders to obtain an alcohol evaluation, attend a DUI victim impact panel, and alcohol treatment or Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

Having an experienced DUI lawyer represent you at your arraignment, Department of Licensing hearing, and trial will ensure that you get the best resolution possible for your particular case.  A devoted lawyer will give you all your options, whether that is a plea deal with the prosecution or contesting the charge.

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  • Washington Association for Justice
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association
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Success Stories

  • If he said he was going to do something he did it. He has integrity.

    “Wayne Fricke is a terrific lawyer who knows the law. The following are only several of many ways Mr. Fricke supported me during my time of crisis: 1. Explained the charges against me in a manner that ...”

    - Former Client
  • He always exceeds expectations.

    “Mr. Fricke has been our family lawyer for about 5 years. He has done an amazing job representing my family and I. He always exceeds expectations and informs us on everything going on.”

    - Jen
  • He, at no time, treated me as though I was guilty.

    “I was accused of domestic violence and need a Lawyer to defend me. Not knowing who to hire I started with Mr. K.W. This lawyer did not seem to believe in my innocence and I was looking at 3 to 5 ...”

    - Craig
  • Mr. Fricke had his office call me weekly for updates.

    “A few years ago, I was involved in a car accident. Due to my injuries, I hired an attorney who seemingly disappeared. I was in crisis after calling the court and finding out my case had been dismissed ...”

    - Sharyl
  • He is always honest and straight forward.

    “I hired Lance Hester to help me with 2 different legal matters. One was a felony criminal case and the other was a family law issue. In the felony criminal case this individual had everything to lose ...”

    - Former Client
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Proven Results

  • Reduced Sentence Drug Crime
  • Case Dismissed Domestic Violence
  • Four Felony Charges Dismissed Four Felony Counts
  • Reduced Sentence Drug Distribution
  • Vacated Conviction 4th Degree Assault
  • Case Dismissed Possession of Stolen Property
  • Two Restraining Orders Granted Anti-harassment Orders
  • Federal Court Success Federal Probation Violation
  • Case Dismissed Rape
  • Life Sentence Avoided Federal Criminal Sex Charges
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