If you were arrested for a Redmond DUI (in the city of Redmond by the Redmond Police Department), your case will be filed in the Redmond Municipal Court at the King County District Court East Division, Redmond Courthouse. The filing of your case in Redmond means that the prosecutors working on your case will be from the Redmond City Attorney’s office. Your Judge will be an elected King County District Court Judge.
At this time, DUI cases that are filed in Redmond will be filed within two to six weeks. This does not mean that you should wait before speaking with a Redmond DUI attorney. Your privilege to drive is at risk of administrative suspension through the Washington Department of Licensing. You have 20 days from the date of your Redmond DUI arrest to request an administrative hearing. There are also several steps that you can begin working on now that will ultimately be helpful in the preparation and negotiation of your case. By being proactive you and your Redmond DUI lawyer will be prepared when your case is filed. This will ultimately save you money, time and stress.
In the Redmond Municipal Court the prosecutors will often ask for conditions of release that will require you to be proactive and prepared. If you have any prior DUI related history, those conditions could include the imposition of bail or the required installation of an ignition interlock device. Having retained experienced Redmond DUI attorneys, you will have the benefit of our insights into the issues around these conditions and the judge who will be presiding over your case. This will influence not only the conditions of your release but the future outcome of your case as well.