On a website such as this one or any other internet site don't "acknowledge" or "admit" anything. Talk to an attorney and spill your guts to him/her and no one else.
You will expect to be told what you are charged with and ask to see if you are seeking the appointment of an attorney OR whether you are hiring a private attorney to represent you? If you can't afford an attorney etc. you will make application to the court (financial affadavit-written) so that Judge can read it and see if you qualify. If you do the Judge will appoint you an attorney and reset a court date for you to meet with that attorney. If you don't qualify then you will have to hire an attorney (or represent yourself---never a good idea!!!) and the court will re set a court date for the attorney to get his paperwork filed with the court.
If you hire an attorney now then he/she can be with you at arraignment and it will be much faster but you will have to attend court too. Contact an attorney and discuss your case. Many great attorneys in your area, on avvo.com so consult with one and make sure you know what you are doing and what type of case the State has against you. Good Luck
I agree with my colleague Mr. Earl. I also wanted to add that it is good you have arranged to pay your ticket and gotten relicensed. Those factors will help your attorney obtain a more favorable outcome for you in this case. DWLS 3 is a misdemeanor in Washington and carries a maximum penalty of 90 days jail and a $1000 fine. It is unlikely that you will do jail time if this is your first offense. Your attorney may be able to resolve the case for you at arraignment if you hire one beforehand.
First you should refrain from posting any facts of your case online. Second, you helped your cause by getting a valid license but you may want to talk with an attorney about your situation as you don't want to lose your license again.
If you want to find one in your area here on AVVO you can select "Find a Lawyer" at the top of the page. Good luck.
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