CASE RESULTS

(Please note that every case is unique and depends on the facts and the law that pertain to that particular matter. The following case results should not be taken as a guarantee that your case will result in a similar disposition. At Puget Law Group we fight each case with equal determination and strive to achieve the best result for every one of our clients. For case results for non-DUI clients, click here.)

  • DV ASSAULT 4 CHARGE DISMISSED MORNING OF TRIAL

    December 2014

    A.G. was charged with Domestic Violence (DV) Assault in the Fourth Degree following a heated argument with his girlfriend. Read On

  • DUI REFUSAL REDUCED TO TRAFFIC TICKET

    June 2014

    "Dianna" was charged with DUI Refusal. At motions, Dan was able to show the judge that Dianna only "refused" the breath test because the arresting officer, after initially allowing her to read the Implied Consent Warnings herself, took them away from her shortly after because he decided she wasn'... Read On

  • DUI DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE

    December 2013

    Enrique was stopped for speeding and arrested for DUI. His alleged breath test result was .17 - over twice the legal limit. Although he had no other criminal history, the prosecutor would not offer to reduce the charge. Several months after he was charged, Enrique hired Dan Gerl with the goal of ... Read On

  • DUI REFUSAL TRIAL VERDICT: NOT GUILTY.

    January 2012

    Charged with DUI Refusal, William faced demotion and expulsion from the military just two years shy of retirement. Expulsion would have meant a Dishonorable Discharge and loss of pension and benefits after a 15 year career of dedicated service to our country. Dan spent months trying to negotiate... Read On

  • 2ND DUI CHARGE IN 6 MONTHS DISMISSED

    Susan was arrested two times in six months for DUI. While the first DUI charge was still pending, Susan's attorney on that charge advised her that she had no choice but to plead guilty as charged or face high bail for the new charge. After she plead guilty and was released, Susan called on Dan G... Read On

  • DUI AND FELONY DRUG CHARGES: DISMISSED

    February 2013

    Andy was arrested for DUI. Following arrest, the officer claimed he found a baggie of cocaine in the rear area where Andy had been sitting just moments before en route to the jail. Despite having no criminal history, Andy was facing up to 9 months in jail and a felony record, as well as a DUI c... Read On

  • DUI (.24 BAC) REDUCED TO NEGLIGENT DRIVING

    January 2014

    "Dane" was arrested for Physical Control after the arresting officer found him parked on the side of the freeway with his engine running. He failed field sobriety tests and a breath test revealed his blood alcohol was .24 - three times the legal limit. "Dane's" record was spotless and he had fai... Read On

  • THIRD DUI WITHIN TEN YEARS REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING

    May 2012

    Herb, who was arrested for DUI after excessive speed, several indicators of impairment and refusing to perform FSTs, refused the breath test. Because of his two prior DUIs, Herb was facing a minimum of four months custody. Prosecutors insisted that Herb plead guilty as charged and accept a heavy ... Read On

  • DUI AND RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGES REDUCED TO TRAFFIC TICKET

    January 2012

    Al was arrested for DUI and Reckless Driving after an officer claimed he drove recklessly at excessive speeds in an attempt to avoid seizure and exhibited signs of impairment following Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs).  After pointing out several evidentiary issues in the officer's report, Dan negotia... Read On

  • DUI AND RECKLESS DRIVING REDUCED TO NEGLIGENT DRIVING

    March 2012

    Sam was charged with DUI and Reckless Driving, and faced up to two years in jail and a license suspension. After pointing out several evidentiary flaws in both officers' investigations Dan convinced the prosecutor to reduce the DUI to Negligent Driving. The Reckless Driving charge was dismissed i... Read On

  • DV ASSAULT OF CHILD CHARGE: DISMISSED.

    October 2012

    Following nearly a year of intensive investigation by a team of King County Sheriff's detectives, "Kate" was charged with DV assault of her young daughter. As a result, she lost her job at a large legal agency. "Kate" hired Dan Gerl to defend her. Following an interview of the alleged victim, D... Read On

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