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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

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 12

Most of us are aware of the importance of hiring an attorney once charged with a criminal offense, but it can be surprising to some to know that hiring an attorney even before criminal charges are filed might be just as important. read more

Sep 20

In today's world, it may not always be clear whether a crime falls under the "hate crime" umbrella. A hate crime is a crime which includes an act of violence or hostility directed at a person because of who they are—or who someone thinks they are. read more

Aug 13

When the crime rate in the city of Seattle is compared between the years of 2008-2010 and 2015-2017, it appears that overall, the rate of crime has decreased. This drop in crime can be attributed primarily to a large drop in property crimes. 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...