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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

Dec 13

If you are facing accusations of domestic violence, your future could be at stake. Learn more about what constitutes domestic violence, what your rights are if you are accused, and what to do if you are charged with domestic violence. read more

Nov 22

Being charged with a criminal offense can be a very frightening, stressful occurrence, and when we are stressed or frightened we tend to make mistakes. Unfortunately, when talking about being charged with a crime, these mistakes can cause severe repercussions. read more

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June 24, 2019

Olympia Domestic Violence-Related Homicide Being Investigated

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...

June 10, 2019

Woman Strikes Trooper's Car on I-5, Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

After striking a Washington State Patrol trooper's car on I-5 near Everett, a woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Both were fortunate they did not become another statistic to add to the...