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May 18

In non-legal environments, many people use the terms homicide and murder interchangeably. That can lead to a lot of confusion when a criminal case is underway. What exactly does homicide mean? What about murder? Or manslaughter? Here's a rundown of what each word means. read more

May 04

Like with any other violation of the law, some driving offenses are more serious than others. Some traffic violations are not serious enough to qualify as a misdemeanor. More serious traffic violations are crimes, however. Here are some types of traffic crimes that are considered misdemeanors or felonies. read more

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Should I plead guilty?

Once you plead guilty to a charge, you cannot change your plea afterwards, so it always advised that you talk with a criminal defense attorney at our firm before you do this. Pleading guilty means that you are admitting your conduct is punishable by the law and you know...

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A criminal charge means that you could face sanctions including jail times, fines, probation, potential loss of your driver's license and other penalties. A skilled criminal defense attorney can guide you through the court process and advocate your position in order...

October 12, 2018

How Will My Life Be Affected by a DUI Arrest in Seattle?

While most people understand that being arrested on charges of DUI would not be a good thing, few truly understand just how much—and for how long—such an arrest can affect their life....

September 20, 2018

When is a Crime a Hate Crime?

In today's world, it may not always be clear whether a crime falls under the "hate crime" umbrella. A hate crime is a crime which includes an act of violence or hostility directed at a...