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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

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

Feb 09

A weekend trip to Portland may feel innocuous, but if you're a Washington resident and you get stopped for a DUI on the wrong side of the Columbia River, you may be in hot water. Though crossing state lines typically doesn't seem like a big deal, when it comes to DUI laws, where you're stopped can dramatically shift the outcome. read more

Dec 05

If you're not driving in an extremely reckless manner, you've probably been stopped for something minor. However, if you've been pulled over and the office believes that you may have been drinking, they'll use their training to determine whether you're under the influence of alcohol or not. 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...

August 21, 2017

Understanding Drug Possession Charges

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...

August 11, 2017

What is Assault?

When we think about assault, we imagine one person beating another with their fists. However, the legal definition of assault is much broader than that, referring to any action that is...