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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

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

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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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...

April 12, 2021

Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Escalating in Seattle

The Seattle Times reported that Anti-Asian hate crimes rose an alarming 33 percent between 2019 and 2020 in the city of Seattle, rising 149 percent during the same timeframe in the...

March 24, 2021

Seattle Police Stop Making Arrests for Drug Possession

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.