Washington State DUI Laws Toughest in Nation

If you’re convicted of DUI in Washington state, the stiff DUI penalties can dramatically impact your life.

The Impact of a DUI Arrest on Your Employment

“Loss of job” is not a penalty the law requires, but a DUI arrest can have a devastating impact upon your employment.

DUI Arrest – Fight for your License

If you have been arrested for DUI, your license is in peril. Ensure that you are taking the right steps to protect…

DUI News

  • The E-DUI Law is a Feel-Good Hypocrisy April 8, 2018 - Law enforcement has announced that “E-DUI” enforcement patrols will be stepped up in April with over 150 Washington police agencies participating. “E-DUI” refers to Washington State’s distracted driving law which went into effect on July 23, 2017. It’s called “E-DUI” because, as is pointed out on the DOL’s webpage,  talking on a cell phone while […]
  • State’s New Breathalyzer Can’t Be Trusted April 4, 2018 - In a DUI case, the breath test results can send you to jail. Juries generally place great faith in breath tests, reasoning that the State wouldn’t use a breathalyzer that can’t be trusted. Technology has changed things. The first breath test devices used to prosecute DUI cases were mechanical and used solutions that could be […]
  • Police Can GPS Track You After A DUI August 19, 2017 - Who knew? Police can track you via GPS after a DUI. A Washington State DUI conviction carries with it a requirement of at least one year of ignition interlock on any car that you drive. Even before a conviction, a license suspension means you can’t drive unless you have an ignition interlock in your car. […]
  • After a DUI License Suspension – Get Legal April 28, 2017 - Avoiding license suspension is one of the goals of a DUI attorney, but no attorney can guarantee a win on this front.  When a suspension is imposed, knowing the proper steps to take after the suspension has been served is very important. If you have just finished serving a DUI license suspension,  you are still not […]
  • Throw Minors in Prison for Marijuana? September 20, 2015 - The recent legislative tinkering with the law legalizing marijuana in Washington State, has increased the level of criminal consequences faced by anyone under the age of 21 who possesses marijuana. Recent legislation raised the crime level for minor possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a felony. As reported by Komo News, the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, said the […]
  • Jon Scott Fox Listed as “Super Lawyer” for 2015 September 20, 2015 - (2017 Update!) Jon Scott Fox has been named a 2017 “Super Lawyer”  by the Super Lawyers rating service which names outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of a state’s attorneys receive the honor. Jon has […]
  • Defending DUIs in Washington Treatise 2015 September 20, 2015 - The book Defending DUIs in Washington contains latest in the law and technology in the field of DUIs and is referenced by attorney and judge alike as authoritative. Every phase of defending a DUI case effectively is covered in the manual. The author of this webpage, Jon Fox, has been an author of Defending DUIs for over 20 years. The […]
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