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Sep 27

A criminal conviction of any kind can have serious consequences, and can make it hard to find a job or housing for the rest of your life. Here's why you need a good criminal defense lawyer to help you get the best outcome if you've been charged with a crime. read more

Aug 21

If you're caught with even a small amount of a controlled substance, you could be charged with drug possession. Even though it's a common charge, a drug possession conviction can have life-long consequences and should be taken just as seriously as any other criminal charge. Here's some basics to be aware of if you're charged with drug possession. read more

Jul 24

If you're been charged with a criminal offense, one of the most important steps you will take in defending yourself is hiring a lawyer. With such high stakes, however, it's easy to get overwhelmed when choosing an attorney. Here are some things to consider as you look for the right lawyer to defend you in your criminal case. read more

Apr 06

Although possessing and consuming cannabis is no longer illegal in Washington state, cannabis users who travel with their favorite strain or edible could still land in trouble. Here are a couple examples of how the law relates to traveling with marijuana. 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

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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...

November 22, 2017

What to Do if You've Been Charged with a Domestic Violence Crime

While domestic abuse is certainly a problem in the United States, often the current domestic violence justice system can be confusing and even unfair. Because there are likely state...

November 8, 2017

When Can You Appeal?

If you have been convicted of a crime in a Washington state or federal court, you have the right to appeal, which means asking a higher court to review the conviction and sentence for legal...