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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Work Vehicle exception to Ignition Interlock Requirement

An ignition interlock license is a license that permits one to drive during a period of license suspension resulting from a DUI arrest or conviction so long as the vehicle being driven is equipped with an ignition interlock device and SR22 insurance… Read More
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Seattle DUI - Refuse a Breath Test at your Peril

Our Implied Consent Law states that an individual under arrest for a misdemeanor DUI in Washington state has the “right” to refuse to submit to a breath test. Most citizens know this, and, on average, probably less than 20% of those arres… Read More
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"Hard" license suspension for Seattle DUI?

A “hard” license suspension is a license suspension for which there is no driving of any sort allowed. By way of background, under the 2009 amendments to Washington state’s DUI laws, a driver whose license is suspended for an alcoho… Read More
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Punched Hole in License Violates Due Process?

Whether it is a Seattle DUI arrest or a DUI arrest anywhere in Washington State, it will include the DUI officer punching a hole in your driver’s license if your breath test is over the legal limit, or if you refuse to take the test. Washington Sta… Read More
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DUI Breath Test - Two Hour Limit?

Diana Lundin of our office focuses her practice upon representation of our clients at Department of License suspension proceedings and also, where necessary, on the appeal of suspension orders. A recent case of Diana’s illustrates the challenge… Read More
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Little-Known Penalties for Failing to Surrender License

A driver arrested for DUI in Washington State who takes a breath test with a result of .08 or higher, or who refuses a breath test, is subject to “automatic” suspension/revocation of the license by the Department of Licensing. There are o… Read More
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Accidents More Likely Because of Ignition Interlocks?

Installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in a driver’s car is the intended result of Washington State DUI laws. The ignition interlock device is required to be installed if a driver’s license is suspended due to a DUI arrest or convicti… Read More
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When a Pilot gets a DUI

A pilot who is arrested for a Washington State DUI faces not one, but three separate challenges: (1) the Department of Licensing will administratively suspend the license to drive, (2) the court will impose jail, fines, alcohol programs, etc, and (3)… Read More
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