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Dec 13

If you are facing accusations of domestic violence, your future could be at stake. Learn more about what constitutes domestic violence, what your rights are if you are accused, and what to do if you are charged with domestic violence. read more

Nov 12

Most of us are aware of the importance of hiring an attorney once charged with a criminal offense, but it can be surprising to some to know that hiring an attorney even before criminal charges are filed might be just as important. read more

Sep 20

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 person because of who they are—or who someone thinks they are. read more

Aug 13

When the crime rate in the city of Seattle is compared between the years of 2008-2010 and 2015-2017, it appears that overall, the rate of crime has decreased. This drop in crime can be attributed primarily to a large drop in property crimes. read more

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

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December 13, 2018

Understanding Domestic Violence

If you are facing accusations of domestic violence, your future could be at stake. Learn more about what constitutes domestic violence, what your rights are if you are accused, and what to...