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Apr 22

Recently, Seattle Police Department investigators identified a 38-year old man as the suspect in a series of large arson fires which were set in the Queen Anne, Ballard and Fremont neighborhoods late in 2018. Learn more about the different types of arson and the penalties they carry in Seattle. read more

Mar 26

According to the Seattle Times, nearly half of all Seattle property crimes involve a vehicle. Auto property crimes in the state of Washington and Seattle usually carry fairly stiff penalties, and even a broken window and the theft of something inside the vehicle could be charged as a serious misdemeanor or a felony. read more

Feb 25

It can be problematic for those who have engaged in illegal activities to use the money garnered from these activities because they cannot explain where the money came from without it being tied to a crime. When the proceeds of a crime are disguised and integrated into a legitimate financial system, it is known as money laundering. 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

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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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...

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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...

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...