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Jan 10

When you look at the safest cities in America, you won't find Seattle on the list. Just how safe is Seattle, and what can be done to reduce the crime rates? read more

Dec 27

A man and woman jumped into a running car, attempting to speed away when they realized the children's father was being dragged as he clung desperately to the car. The father was forced to let go and the carjackers eventually pulled over and left, but the penalties for such criminal offenses as kidnapping or assault are extremely severe. read more

Dec 13

A 25-year-old man was recently arrested by Seattle police on suspicion that he fired multiple shots into a home in South Park. If the investigation definitively proves that the man in custody is the shooter, he will likely be charged with some level of murder or manslaughter. Read on to learn more about the various types of murder and manslaughter in the state of Washington. read more

Nov 25

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her injuries. A hit-and-run accident like this could be charged as a Class C felony. Learn more about the penalties for a Class C felony and what to do if you leave the scene of an accident. read more

Nov 11

A Tacoma man, Michael Jarvis, was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail, accused of a variety of charges, including arson and domestic violence. Read more about the severity of arson charges in the state of Washington and the consequences of such a charge. 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...

March 23, 2020

Seattle DUI

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...

March 12, 2020

Seattle Sexual Assault

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...