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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

Mar 23

Last August, the Seattle Times reported on an elderly Seattle resident who was facing his 17th DUI case. Prior to 2007, a drunk driver could not be charged with a felony in the state of Washington for driving while intoxicated unless the driver caused serious injury or death. That law has since been changed, allowing prosecutors to charge an intoxicated driver with a Class C felony in cases where the driver had five DUI convictions within ten years. read more

Mar 12

In early February 2020, Seattle detectives arrested a suspect who was linked to two sexual assaults committed more than five years ago. These sexual assault crimes are extremely serious and can carry fines up to $50,000, prison time as high as a life term, or both. read more

Feb 25

Recently Seattle has gotten some bad press, but is Seattle crime truly out of control? Why are so many people convinced that Seattle is a dangerous and violent city full of crime? read more

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June 22, 2020

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June 10, 2020

5 Common DUI Defense Strategies

Being arrested and charged with DUI can be a nightmare. Fortunately, there are numerous defense strategies we can use to have the charges against you reduced or even dismissed altogether.