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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...

August 21, 2019

Forfeiture of Property in Washington State Marijuana Grow Cases

Although recreational marijuana is legal in the state of Washington, the only parties who can legally grow the drug are those with appropriate licenses and certified medical users....

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...