Racing in Tacoma
Drag racing is a serious crime in Tacoma, and a conviction will incur mandatory punishments that could have a devastating effect on your life. In Washington State, racing is defined as engaging in a relative contest of speed with another motorist, and the penalties are the same as those for a reckless driving offense. Reckless driving is defined as showing wonton disregard for other people and personal property, which pertains to street racing as well. The racing attorneys at the Law Office of Jason S. Newcombe will protect your legal rights as you deal with the repercussions of this serious charge, so don't hesitate to schedule your own consultation today.
Our team of Tacoma racing lawyers has more than 3 decades of collective experience, and we will use it to defend your interests and minimize your punishments however possible. If convicted for Tacoma racing you will incur a gross misdemeanor, which leaves you subject to serving up to a year in jail and paying fines of up to $5,000. Your driver's license will also be suspended, and upon its reinstatement you will be required to carry expensive high-risk auto insurance for three years.
It's possible that these penalties can be mitigated in some way, so speak with one of our Tacoma racing attorneys about your situation and find out more about how we can help. There are many misconceptions about street racing, especially when it comes to the nature of the punishments. One thing is certain: A momentary lapse in judgment could land you in jail, cause you to lose your Tacoma job, or cost substantial fines that put a financial burden on you and your family.
Sometimes a Tacoma driver is falsely accused of racing. If you believe that this is true in your situation, you need the experience and dedication that only qualified Tacoma racing lawyers can provide. Preparing a fact-based defense requires a comprehensive investigation of the details, and adequate groundwork for your Tacoma racing court date.Don't Make A Pit Stop Before Speaking With Our Tacoma Racing Attorneys
Contact our Tacoma law firm today and schedule your own cost-free case evaluation. Start getting answers about your racing charge from our team of professional litigators who handle hundreds of cases annually. Our extensive experience will help ensure that your rights are fairly acknowledged, and by aggressively representing your interests we can seek multiple paths toward minimizing the damage a racing conviction in Tacoma could cause.
Talk to one of our Tacoma racing lawyers via a confidential consultation, and start getting reliable answers to your questions based upon Washington law. If you retain one of our Tacoma lawyers, they will be at your side until your case is entirely resolved, so contact our law office without any further delay.