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Aug 06

Earlier this month, a man allegedly stabbed three men in downtown Seattle in what police called an "unprovoked, random attack." Stabbing a person in the state of Washington is charged as Assault with a Deadly Weapon and can be punishable by up to life in prison with fines as large as $50,000. read more

Jul 11

Earlier this year a bill was introduced in the state Senate Rules Committee, which would require the removal of firearms from a domestic violence call if probable cause that a crime was committed was present. The primary goal of the bill is to reduce the risks to all those involved in a domestic violence incident with heightened emotions. read more

Jun 24

Last week a 73-year-old man was arrested in Olympia on suspicion of fatally shooting his wife in a domestic violence altercation. Charges of second-degree murder and first-degree assault have been filed against the husband. The penalties for domestic violence are swift and severe - getting informed about your rights and contacting an attorney to help successfully defend them is crucial to your future. read more

May 10

If you have been arrested and charged with sexual assault, in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Everett, or anywhere in the state of Washington, your entire future may be in jeopardy. Sexual assault on another human being is never okay. That being said, there are people accused of the crime of sexual assault who are, in fact, innocent. Read more about the statistics and penalties of sexual assault in Seattle. read more

Jan 22

Yes. Most people assume they could not be charged with the serious crime of assault when no physical injury occurred when in fact, in the state of Washington, an individual can be charged with assault when any unwanted or offensive physical contact occurs. read more

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August 21, 2019

Forfeiture of Property in Washington State Marijuana Grow Cases

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August 6, 2019

Recent Stabbings in Downtown Seattle

Earlier this month, a man allegedly stabbed three men in downtown Seattle in what police called an "unprovoked, random attack." Stabbing a person in the state of Washington is charged as...