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Apr 28

Battery is offensive or harmful touching, while an assault occurs when someone attempts to commit battery, using threats. While some states treat assault and battery as a single crime, in Washington, an assault charge covers both the threat of force, as well as the actual use of force, subjecting you to assault charges, even in cases where battery occurred. read more

Apr 17

According to a recent article in the Seattle Times, Seattle merchants have seen an uptick in shoplifting. Shoplifting is considered larceny in the state of Washington, and penalties can be fairly steep—not only fines but potentially jail time as well. read more

Apr 06

While staying at home might be a chance for many of us to binge Netflix or bake bread, for victims of domestic violence, stay at home orders could invite more opportunities for their abusers to take advantage. read more

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October 23, 2020

What is an Illegal Search & Can It Affect Your Case?

When officers suspect criminal activity, they can search and seize items from your home, a car, or property. However, there are limitations to this search and seizure and the laws also...

October 9, 2020

First Time DUIs are Still Serious

Many people believe that first-time DUI charges are not that serious. However, even one DUI on your driving record can have long-lasting and severe consequences.