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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

Mar 23

Everybody makes mistakes—but for some reason, it seems that often, people who are accused of committing a crime seem to make more mistakes than the average civilian. This was blatantly apparent when, after a 10-month crime spree, three burglars were finally apprehended with a mountain of evidence for the prosecution to work with because of a few too many dumb mistakes. read more

Mar 08

A DUI doesn't have to ruin your life, though it should be avoided at all costs, both because driving under the influence is extremely dangerous and because, at the very least, the citation can be expensive, time-consuming, and generally inconvenient. But how do you know if that one glass of wine put you over the edge? read more

Feb 23

For a lot of people, a background check is no big deal—but if you've got a record, you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize that you may not get a job or an apartment because of your prior convictions. Fortunately, a criminal record may not always be the end of the world—in fact, some infractions, convictions, and other transgressions may be expunged. read more

Jul 13

If you asked, just about any first-year law student or police academy newbie could quickly tell you which season is typically the most crime-heavy: Summer. How do we know about summer crime? It's simple—there's data. 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...

June 22, 2017

Understanding Prostitution Laws in Washington

Every aspect of paying for sex is illegal in Washington, but some offenses are considered more serious than others. Here are some basics to understanding laws related to prostitution.

June 8, 2017

What is a Gang Crime?

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...