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Oct 24

What happens when you refuse a Breathalyzer test in Washington state? Are the consequences of refusing a Breathalyzer test worth it? Learn more about how long your license might be suspended, the mandatory jail time, and the penalties associated with refusing a Breathalyzer test. read more

Oct 10

Most of us have seen television shows where a suspect is questioned for hours until he or she finally "cracks" and confesses. Are the police actually allowed to do this? While most of us have heard of our Miranda Rights, many of us are not really sure just what those rights encompass. Further, few people have a solid understanding of how our Miranda Rights came to be. 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...

Why do I need a lawyer?

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...

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...

September 6, 2018

Sex Crimes in Seattle

Seattle, like other major cities, has its share of sex crimes. Those charged with such a crime must take the charges very seriously, as the repercussions and penalties for a sex crime in...