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DUI: First Time Spokane DUI Offenses

First Time DUI in Spokane, Washington

First time DUI offenses in Washington State are something that normally law-abiding citizens are arrested for every day. There are also many individuals who have a lot to lose upon conviction.

If you are facing DUI Charges In WA State and this is your first driving under the influence offense, you need a good DUI defense lawyer now more than ever.

Retain a Skilled Spokane DUI Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

When you choose to retain Bugbee Law Office, P.S., you are getting a former prosecutor with over 20 years of experience fighting DUI cases on your side, and this experience will be invaluable to your first DUI case. Retain a top-rated Spokane DUI Attorney to represent your first time DUI offense case.

Call today, we answer your call 24/7! (509) 337-5082

Clients choose Bugbee Law Office because:

  • He has handled nearly 200 jury cases.
  • He is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
  • He is rated 10.0 Superb by Avvo.
  • Member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
  • Voted 10 Best for client satisfaction by American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys

The Right Spokane DUI Attorney


When you hire our Spokane DUI law 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.

Washington State DUI

In Washington State, DUI is covered under RCW 46.61.502, which states that a person can be arrested for DUI if he or she drives under the influence of intoxication liquor, marijuana, or any other drug within the state.

What is deferred prosecution?

In Washington, the Deferred Prosecution program allows certain offenders diagnosed with alcohol addiction who have accepted the need for treatment to undergo a two year treatment program. Upon successful completion of the program, the DUI charge is dismissed.

Although the program is generally used for DUI cases, it may also apply to certain offenders with drug addictions. Under the most recent laws, offenders are limited to one deferred prosecution in a lifetime. Call Bugbee Law today for an experienced DUI Lawyer to handle your first time DUI offenses case, you’ll be glad you did.

Penalties for a First Time DUI Offense (BAC under 0.15%)

  • 24 hours to 364 days in jail
  • Fine ranging between $940 and $5,000
  • 90 days to 1 year driver’s license suspension
  • Ignition Interlock Device (IID) required

Penalties for a First Time DUI Offense (BAC above 0.15%)

  • 48 hours to 364 days in jail
  • Fine ranging between $1,195.50 and $5,000
  • One year driver’s license revocation
  • Ignition Interlock Device (IID) required

Speak With a Spokane DUI Defense Lawyer!

Arrested for DUI? Contact Spokane DUI Defense Attorney Chris Bugbee to give yourself the best opportunity to fight your DUI charges. As a former prosecutor who has earned numerous achievements, awards, and accolades, you can trust in his ability to defend you!

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Bugbee Law Office, P.S.  (509) 337-5082

1312 N Monroe St, Ste 147

Spokane, WA 99201 |  View Map

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