Criminal Traffic Violations Lawyer

The state of Washington takes reckless and negligent driving seriously, passing down staunch sentencing for criminal traffic violations. When your driving puts others at risk or causes injury, you could face serious criminal charges.

Attorney Michael E. Zanol provides zealous defense against these charges. He will help you understand your situation and the options available to you, putting together a strategy to protect your driving privileges.

If you have been charged with serious criminal traffic violations, call his Wenatchee, Washington, office today at 509-872-5113 for a consultation to learn your options.

Criminal charges can be filed for traffic violations when they are serious enough. This can include:

  • DUI
  • Reckless driving
  • Negligent driving
  • Driving while suspended
  • Hit and run or fleeing the scene of an accident
  • Criminal speeding
  • Failure to minimize speed to avoid an accident
  • Repeated instances of aggressive driving
  • Reckless endangerment

Depending on the circumstances of the incident, you could be looking at anything from a gross misdemeanor to felony charges. If another person was injured in the accident because of your reckless or negligent behavior, it is likely that you will face felony charges.

In addition to losing your driving privileges, you could face serious fines — plus jail time up to 364 days.

It is important that you take these charges seriously and work with legal counsel to protect yourself and your future. Defense lawyer Michael E. Zanol is experienced in representing individuals charged with these offenses. He will work with the DMV, prosecutors and the court to minimize the charges you face and work toward the best possible outcome in the matter.