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Jun 08

Being accused of a crime is bad enough, but when the charges against you include accusations of being involved in a criminal street gang, the stakes are even higher and the process is even more complicated. read more

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

Apr 20

Losing a criminal case is nearly always devastating. It can feel like all the doors are closing. There is, however, one last potential option open to you even after you've lost: an appeal. Here's a look into the appeal process. read more

Apr 06

Although possessing and consuming cannabis is no longer illegal in Washington state, cannabis users who travel with their favorite strain or edible could still land in trouble. Here are a couple examples of how the law relates to traveling with marijuana. 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...

August 21, 2017

Understanding Drug Possession Charges

If you're caught with even a small amount of a controlled substance, you could be charged with drug possession. Even though it's a common charge, a drug possession conviction can have...

August 11, 2017

What is Assault?

When we think about assault, we imagine one person beating another with their fists. However, the legal definition of assault is much broader than that, referring to any action that is...