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Nov 22

Being charged with a criminal offense can be a very frightening, stressful occurrence, and when we are stressed or frightened we tend to make mistakes. Unfortunately, when talking about being charged with a crime, these mistakes can cause severe repercussions. 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

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

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

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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...

December 23, 2018

Can You Still Visit Canada with a DUI?

Because the Canadian border is so close to Seattle, many residents of the city routinely head to Canada for work and fun. However, some travelers may be shocked to find themselves detained...

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...