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Jun 25

Many people are unaware that they must abide not only by the legal codes in the state in which they live but also by the federal legal code set forth by the U.S. government. There are a few key differences between federal and state crimes. Read more to find out. read more

Jun 11

White-collar crimes are characterized by deceit, violation of trust, or concealment, rather than the threat of physical violence. What are white-collar crimes and what are the penalties for white-collar crimes? read more

May 22

Just prior to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, an Everett teen was arrested after his grandmother found evidence detailing his school shooting plans. He noted in his journal that he had learned from other mass school shootings and wanted to make the body count as high as possible. If your child is arrested and charged with a gun crime, it is important to stay calm and take action immediately. read more

May 10

Lately, homeowners in Seattle have become the victims of graffiti. In the affluent community of Madison Valley, homes were vandalized at the beginning of 2018 with phrases such as "Yuppies" and "Eat the Rich." While it may seem like no big deal to minors, being arrested and charged with a graffiti crime is serious and can have long-lasting consequences. read more

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

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September 6, 2018

Sex Crimes in Seattle

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August 27, 2018

Washington State Vehicular Manslaughter DUI

While not every state in the United States has a specific statute which allows vehicular manslaughter charges to be brought against anyone who kills another person while driving under the...