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Oct 24

What happens when you refuse a Breathalyzer test in Washington state? Are the consequences of refusing a Breathalyzer test worth it? Learn more about how long your license might be suspended, the mandatory jail time, and the penalties associated with refusing a Breathalyzer test. read more

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

Sep 12

Nothing makes your stomach sink quite like the sight of flashing lights in your rearview mirror—even if it turns out the officer isn't stopping you. If, however, you are stopped by a police officer while driving, here are a couple tips to make sure that your rights are respected and that the encounter goes as smoothly as possible. 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

May 04

Like with any other violation of the law, some driving offenses are more serious than others. Some traffic violations are not serious enough to qualify as a misdemeanor. More serious traffic violations are crimes, however. Here are some types of traffic crimes that are considered misdemeanors or felonies. 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...