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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 25

To paraphrase Jay Z, when you see the lights in your rearview mirror, you may think you have a few choices: Either pull over, or burn rubber. And while running for it may seem like a good idea at the time, it's rarely a good idea to add another charge—which is exactly what happens when you evade police. But if you're not quite sure what constitutes evasion—and just how much worse it might make your situation—keep reading to find out how serious it really is. read more

May 26

When an officer of the law is slapping cuffs on your wrist or peppering you with questions at a police department, it can be extremely frightening. It's a good idea to know exactly what you're entitled to do under the law to protect yourself. That means understanding your constitutional right to stay quiet and using it when the time comes. If you've been accused of a crime—even if you've just been stopped by a traffic cop!—do yourself (and your attorney) a favor and follow these steps: read more

Jun 03

Back on April 19th, actress Reese Witherspoon caused a bit of a stir when footage surfaced purpotedly showing her and her husband in an unwanted encounter with law enforcement. read more

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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...