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Mar 24

On February 25, 2021, a Washington State Supreme Court struck down Washington's felony drug possession law. This new ruling leaves the state without a drug possession law for the time being. As a result, many police departments, including those in Seattle and Bellevue, ordered their officers to stop making arrests for simple drug possession. read more

Jan 25

If you live in the Seattle area, you may wonder how to find a criminal defense attorney near you. After all, you do not want to have to drive hours to seek legal representation after an arrest. However, the closest criminal defense lawyer may not be the best one for your case. How can you find the best criminal defense lawyer for you? What should you look for and where can you look? read more

Dec 10

Big changes may be happening in the King County criminal justice system. The county recently approved funding for a new criminal justice diversion program to keep juveniles out of the juvenile justice system and allow community groups, instead of courts, to decide punishments for low-level adult felonies. read more

Nov 10

Not everyone is arrested and charged with a crime quickly. In many cases, the criminal procedure starts with an investigation. Oftentimes, these investigators say they simply want to talk and hear your side of the story but make no mistake, you are under investigation and the things you say can — and will — be used against you. read more

Oct 23

When officers suspect criminal activity, they can search and seize items from your home, a car, or property. However, there are limitations to this search and seizure and the laws also strive to protect individuals and their privacy. read more

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