Creative Trial Tactics Result in the Dismissal of a DUI Case.

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Apr 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Robertson Law was happy to recently see a client's DUI dismissed during a recent trial in King County.   The procedural history of this case was a bit unusual, and illustrates the importance of using creative means to ultimately reach a favorable resolution. Washington has two charges which are ...

What to Expect in a Department of Licensing Hearing

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Oct 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING A D.O.L. HEARING We routinely provide clients this article, written by Attorney Andy Robertson in approximately 2002.  The principles still hold true today.  It describes what to expect in a DOL hearing.

Court of Appeals: Drivers Have Right to Appeal and Obtain Ignition Interlock License

Posted by Ryan Robertson | Oct 04, 2013 | 1 Comments

Robertson Law announces our firm’s victory before the Washington State Court of Appeals. This ruling will affect the rights of drivers accused of DUI who have been subjected to administrative license suspensions or revocations. The court has published an opinion ruling that the law that requires drivers to waive their right to appeal a license suspension/revocation order from the DOL in order to receive an ignition interlock driver’s license is unconstitutional.

A case study: Trial of a difficult DUI charge

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Aug 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new client will often ask in that first meeting : “What are my chances? What odds do I have?” This is an almost impossible question to answer.  Here is a case which illustrates why fighting a case up to the point of trial can be the best way to reach a favorable outcome.

Know Your Rights: Officers Searching Your Home

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Courts have drawn a big bright line at the entrance to our homes. Officers can enter only in limited circumstances. This was necessary because “physical entry of the home is the chief evil against which the wording of the Fourth Amendment is directed.”

Court of Appeals Ruling to Affect Blood Testing in DUI cases.

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Court of Appeals ruled in our client's case (State v. Olson #66201-5-I) that the State does not have to prove whether a person's blood sample was actually preserved with a “sufficient amount” of enzyme preservatives before showing the results of a blood alcohol concentration test to a jury. We are appealing this ruling.

The Newest Crime – Driving While Nibbling?

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

An interesting new study which suggests that there is a slower reaction time based on a driver's distraction due to consuming food or (no-alcoholic) drinks while driving, and get this – the slowed reaction times are greater than those attributed to consumption of alcohol!

Canadian border crossing update: February 27, 2012

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

Operational Bulletin 389 was posted on the Citizenship and Immigration page of the Canadian government on February 27, 2012. Canada has routinely excluded Washington citizens who may attempt to cross the border but have a conviction for DUI or a charge amended from DUI.

Case Dismissed: August 11, 2011

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a lengthy motions hearing, a King County district court judge dismissed a DUI matter when he agreed with us that the officer did not have a valid legal basis to justify the stop of our client's vehicle.

DOL Revocation cancelled : August 4, 2011

Posted by Andrea Robertson | Jul 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a prolonged argument, the Department of Licensing agreed with us that our client was deprived of her due process rights and cancelled a license revocation for refusing a breath test.

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