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Nov 11

A Tacoma man, Michael Jarvis, was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail, accused of a variety of charges, including arson and domestic violence. Read more about the severity of arson charges in the state of Washington and the consequences of such a charge. read more

Jul 11

Earlier this year a bill was introduced in the state Senate Rules Committee, which would require the removal of firearms from a domestic violence call if probable cause that a crime was committed was present. The primary goal of the bill is to reduce the risks to all those involved in a domestic violence incident with heightened emotions. read more

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

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

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October 9, 2020

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September 28, 2020

Stealing Amazon Packages Could Land You in Prison

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