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Jonathan David Rands

Bellingham DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. DUI License Suspension Hearings at the Department of Licensing or DMV

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    The Department of Licensing (DoL) or Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will seek to suspend your drivers license because you were arrested for DUI. There does not need to be a conviction. This is a separate procedure from court proceedings and there does not even need to be cr...

    15 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Misdemeanor DUI vs. Felony DUI

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, about 4 years ago.

    Normally DUI is a misdemeanor, especially if it's a first time DUI offense. However, under certain circumstances a DUI charge falls into the felony category. These circumstances are when: You have multiple prior DUI offenses You are arrested for DUI at the scene of an accident...

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Boating Under the Influence and Penalties

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, about 4 years ago.

    Boating Under the Influence (BUI) is a criminal offense and is very similar to a DUI. Like any criminal charge, if you are arrested for BUI, you will have to go to court. While the stakes are often lower than those in a DUI charge, there will be severe consequences if convicted....

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Underage drunk driving / minor DUI

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, about 4 years ago.

    In all states, its a crime for minors under the age of 21 to consume enough alcohol to register between 0.02 and 0.08 blood alcohol content (zero tolerance laws). The law does not require proof that the minor was drunk; the only proof required is that the alcohol in the minors sy...

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. Hiring a DUI Lawyer vs. Self-Representation

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, about 4 years ago.

    If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI you are facing legal consequences such as the loss of your drivers license, numerous court appearances, restrictive conditions like an Ignition Interlock device, and your freedom. Additional collateral consequences as a result of a...

    28 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. DOES CANADA SAY NO TO DUI & OTHER ALCOHOL RELATED OFFENSES?

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, over 4 years ago.

    What Is The DUI "Exchange Rate?" In Canada ,a DUI is considered a type of offense where it can be prosecuted as an Indictable Offense (Felony), or it could be prosecuted as a Summary Conviction Offen

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Will A DUI Mean I Cannot Be A Nurse?

    Written by attorney Jonathan Rands, over 4 years ago.

    A DUI Arrest Requires Mandatory Disclosure. The Department Of Heath (DOH) recognizes that a DUI arrest or conviction does not accurately reflect the applicant, nor does it define their ability to pra

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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