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Aug 21

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. Recreational marijuana users are not allowed to grow their own. If they do—and are caught—they could face drug crime charges. read more

Feb 11

Charges of drug conspiracy are often among the vaguest offenses in the criminal justice system, as a person could conceivably be charged with drug conspiracy without ever buying, selling or possessing any controlled substance. Because prosecutors may be overly inclusive when charging drug conspiracy, innocent people can potentially be arrested. 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

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

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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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

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