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

  • Finding a Defense Lawyer During a Pandemic April 21, 2020 - The Fox Law Firm is open and available during these very difficult times. Zoom conferences are the next best thing to an in-person consultation, and in those meetings I can advise as to legal procedure, next steps in your case, and share with you documents you may need. Please feel free to call to set […]
  • DUI Mandatory Impound Is Unconstitutional October 17, 2019 - Today the Washington State Supreme Court found Washington State’s Mandatory Tow Law to be unconstitutional. The law, known as Hailey’s Law, requires police to impound the vehicle driven by a person they arrest for DUI.  No exceptions. Under the law it doesn’t matter if the vehicle is safely parked, off the road, or if another […]
  • Critical Deadline – 7 days If Arrested on or after January 1, 2019 December 31, 2018 - If you have been arrested for DUI after 12:01 a.m. January 1, 2019 or thereafter, and you want to challenge the suspension of your license, you must postmark the Driver’s Hearing Request no later than seven days after the arrest. If you miss this deadline, you won’t be able to challenge your license suspension. Here […]
  • 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 […]
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