DUI LAW IN
If you're convicted of DUI in Washington state, the stiff DUI penalties can dramatically impact your life.
Although you won't find "loss of job" listed in the DUI penalty statute, a DUI arrest can have a devastating impact upon your continued employment.
If you have been arrested for DUI, you may be facing license suspension and a deadline to apply for a hearing to fight the suspension.
On September 20, 2010, a three-judge panel opened the door for the prosecution to use breath test results in court.
A Washington state DUI conviction carries with it an especially long period of probation—five years.
The Washington State Patrol and many other police departments are on patrol looking for citizens who might be driving while under the influence of drugs.
In 2011, a new DUI breath test machine, the Draeger 9510, will be deployed for use in Washington State DUI arrests.
If the Washington State Department of Licensing believes that cell phone use and texting is as dangerous as drunk driving, then why is the penalty just a fine of $124?
It happens sometimes that an individual on probation for a DUI faces a probation revocation based upon a new criminal charge.
In the night hours, an officer will stop a vehicle on the premise of a traffic infraction when the real purpose is to check for alcohol consumption and make a DUI arrest.
Jon Scott Fox explains the complexities of being placed on DUI probation in Washington state.
Jon Scott Fox summarizes the major changes to the statutes regarding ignition interlock devices that are expected to become effective January 1, 2011.
There are a number of ways in which a DUI charge may be reduced.
It is established that an individual has a constitutional right to represent himself regarding a DUI charge, but is this a wise idea?
If a driver refuses a breath test, an officer can immediately apply for a telephonic DUI search warrant for the driver's blood and have the blood drawn — forcibly, if necessary.
Under a new program, a WSP trooper can go to the home of a driver to determine whether the driver has a ignition interlock device installed.
Frequently, except for the DOL hearing request form, no paperwork is given to the accused after a DUI arrest and he is left wondering when he will have to appear in court.
Over the years, like water dripping against a rock, a driver's right to due process in connection with his or her privilege to drive has been eroded.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Recipient of Avvo Clients Choice Award for superb results and professionalism.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Seattle attorney consistently recognized for his work in DUI Criminal Defense.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Recipient of Avvo Clients Choice Award for 2013.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Washington State DUI lawyer named to Washington State Super Lawyers once again.
Monday, December 3, 2010
DUI attorney Jon Scott Fox spoke to an audience of over three hundred attorneys who attended the 2010 seminar "Defending DUIs."
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Jon Scott Fox presented a comparison of the features of the current breath testing machine, the DataMaster, and the soon to be deployed machine — the Draeger 9510.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Jon Scott Fox has been named by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine as being one of the top criminal defense attorneys in King County.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Jon Scott Fox has been honored as a 2010 Super Lawyer by Washington Law and Politics magazine.
Monday, September 14, 2009
Jon Scott Fox recently spoke to judges at the 2009 Judicial DUI Forum in Lynnwood, Washington, on the subject of field sobriety testing.
Monday, June 8, 2009
Jon Scott Fox spoke at a WACDL seminar about a new approach to jury selection which emphasizes cutting through the answers that jurors know they are "supposed to give" during jury selection.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Jon Scott Fox, co-author of the definitive reference manual for DUI defense in Washington state, provides an overview of recent updates.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Jon Scott Fox has been recognized as among the "Top 25" criminal defense attorneys in Washington state.