Misdemeanor Criminal Defense, Driving Matters

DUI Lawyer Pierce County


Driving under the influence is considered a crime in every state, including in Pierce County, WA. Hiring a DUI lawyer will benefit you because the DUI charges are handled in criminal court. You have the right to represent yourself in criminal court, however, most defendants either hire a private DUI lawyer or are represented by a public defender appointed by the court. James Christnacht is experienced as a DUI lawyer in Pierce County. Benefits of having a DUI lawyer represent you include:

  • In-depth knowledge of the DUI laws and defense
  • Experienced defense
  • Possibly minimize time in court
  • More one-on-one time with a hired DUI lawyer than a public defender

If you are going to go to trial in Pierce County, you want a DUI lawyer representing you.

Additionally, there are also licensing aspects of a DUI Charge. Mr. Christnacht is experienced in advocating for his clients in these hearings before the Department of Licensing. There are time constraints when requesting the hearing and you must act promptly.

You need the help of a DUI lawyer in Pierce County. Call (253) 565-0270 today to schedule a consultation with our DUI lawyer.

Reckless Driving Pierce County


Reckless driving is when you drive exhibiting a willful and wanton disregard for the rights of persons and/or property of others. In Pierce County, reckless driving is one of the more serious traffic offenses a person can commit. If you are convicted of reckless driving, you face significant penalties that include jail, fines, and the revocation of your driver license. Reckless driving charges typically bring with them a range of penalties, including:

  • Jail or prison time
  • Probation
  • Fines
  • Mandatory License suspension

Anyone in Pierce County facing a reckless driving charge should consult a local criminal defense attorney. The law office of James Christnacht can help Pierce County residents. Don’t dismiss a reckless driving charge as simply “another traffic ticket”. Speak with our attorney as soon as possible.

Contact our office in Pierce County today by calling (253) 565-0270.

Criminal Driving Offenses Pierce County


Criminal driving offenses are a traffic citation where you receive a ticket in lieu of being booked into jail. Criminal driving offenses are issued for more serious traffic offenses like driving during suspension, willful reckless driving, and sometimes driving while intoxicated. Many residents in Pierce County find themselves in need of an attorney who will represent them in their criminal driving offenses.

With James Christnacht, in Pierce County, you receive experienced aggressive representation with criminal driving offenses.

Mr. Christnacht represents clients in Pierce County in criminal driving offenses such as:

  • Reckless driving
  • Driving with suspended license
  • Fleeing or eluding police
  • Excessive speeding
  • Driving under the influence

From the initial consultation and investigation of your criminal driving offense through to the resolution of your case, Mr. Christnacht will be by your side advocating your interests.

If you need someone representing you in Pierce County for criminal driving offenses, call us today at (253) 565-2070.