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Apr 25

Washington is one of 31 states that still has the death penalty. Under current state law, people who are found guilty of aggravated first-degree murder can be put to death by either hanging or lethal injection.A new bill abolishing the death penalty in Washington was recently voted out of a state Senate committee. The bill, however, has many hurdles before making it to the governor's desk. Yet, many proponents of the bill remain optimistic that now is the right time to abolish the death penalty once and for all. read more

Apr 12

If you are pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol, there may be many questions running through your mind. One of the most common questions is "Do I have to take a breathalyzer test?". The short answer is no. But before you refuse, there are some very important things you must consider about breathalyzers and DUI in Washington. 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...