Finding a Defense Lawyer During a Pandemic

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 doc… Read More
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DUI Mandatory Impound Is Unconstitutional

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. Unde… Read More
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Categories: DUI

Critical Deadline - 7 days If Arrested on or after January 1, 2019

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 th… Read More
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Categories: DUI

The E-DUI Law is a Feel-Good Hypocrisy

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 in… Read More
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State's New Breathalyzer Can't Be Trusted

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 t… Read More
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Categories: DUI

Police Can GPS Track You After A DUI

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… Read More
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After a DUI License Suspension - Get Legal

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 j… Read More
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Throw Minors in Prison for Marijuana?

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… Read More
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Categories: DUI Penalties

Jon Scott Fox Listed as "Super Lawyer" for 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 ac… Read More
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Categories: DUI Penalties

Defending DUIs in Washington Treatise 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… Read More
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Categories: DUI Penalties