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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 27

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 influence, the state of Washington does. 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

Jul 25

As the current law stands, a police officer cannot be convicted of a crime for the use of deadly force, so long as the officer acted without malice and in good faith. The new law would be more detailed regarding the threshold of "good faith," which takes into consideration what a "reasonable" law enforcement officer would have done under the same circumstances. 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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November 12, 2018

The Importance of Pre-Charge Criminal Representation in Seattle

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...

October 26, 2018

Understanding Hit and Run Accidents

According to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, hit and run accidents were responsible for 2,049 fatalities in 2016, up from 1,819 in 2015. Learn more about what you should...