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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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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Meteors, Cosmic Rays and DUI defense

Recent happenings (March, 2010) reveal some unusual defenses to DUI charges. First, there was the decision of the Court of Appeals in State of Washington vs. Richard Charles Tracer, No. 37812-4-II. This was a Washington State DUI/Vehicular Assault ca… Read More
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Categories: DUI

Exactly What Is An Ignition Interlock?

Many people shudder at thought of having one of these devices and are disappointed to learn that this device may be the only way that can drive their car for period of time in the future. The reality is, with Washington State DUI laws become harsher… Read More
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Categories: Washington DUI

Do Zero Tolerance DUI Laws for Minors Work?

Nobody wants minors to drink and drive and Washington’s law regarding this is known as a “zero tolerance” law. Washington’s law prohibits a minor from driving after consuming alcohol. The law is commonly known as a “Mino… Read More
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Categories: Washington DUI

Barred From Canada For DUI

Having a DUI charge pending, or a DUI reduction, or conviction on your record will get you banned from visiting Canada, where drunken driving is treated as the most serious type of offense (Indictable Offence ). This is the equivalent to a felony, an… Read More
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Seattle DUI arrest by WSP?

Can the Washington State Patrol make a Seattle DUI arrest off the freeway? Read More
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Seattle DUI-Can Police Force You To Take a Blood Test?

Most people don't know that if you refuse to take a breath test, in Seattle the police can telephonically apply for a search warrant and force you to give blood. Read More
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CDL Will No Longer Be Saved By A Deferred Prosecution For DUI Arrest

Senate Bill 6068, Section 1 amends RCW 46.20.270 and Section 2 amends RCW 46.25.010. Under this statute, a deferred prosecution will not save a person’s CDL. Undoubtedly, the new language will have a tremendous detrimental effect on unsuspecting CD… Read More
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Categories: Washington DUI

DUI Toolbox Includes Jury Trial

In DUI cases it may seem to the uninitiated that a trial would not be wise. After all, how can a jury find someone Not Guilty of a DUI charge when the evidence seems overwhelming and it includes a breath test over the legal limit? There are, in fact,… Read More
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