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Jan 03

Most people are under the impression that the only way they can actually be charged with DUI—Driving Under the Influence—is to actually be driving. You may be surprised to find that is not actually the case. As it turns out, it must only be shown that you were in control of the vehicle—that is, you could have driven if you had chosen to do so—and that you were over the legal limit, and you will be facing a charge of Physical Control. You can be pulled over for a non-moving violation, like parking illegally, failing to wear a seatbelt, or having an expired registration, which, in turn, results in a DUI arrest. read more

Dec 21

One of the most difficult things as a parent is knowing when to step in and help your child, and knowing when to back away and let them deal with the consequences of their actions. However, if your teenager is arrested for an impulsive mistake—especially if this is their first time in trouble—you need to do everything in your power to help your child avoid serious, long-term consequences. read more

Oct 24

What happens when you refuse a Breathalyzer test in Washington state? Are the consequences of refusing a Breathalyzer test worth it? Learn more about how long your license might be suspended, the mandatory jail time, and the penalties associated with refusing a Breathalyzer test. read more

Sep 27

A criminal conviction of any kind can have serious consequences, and can make it hard to find a job or housing for the rest of your life. Here's why you need a good criminal defense lawyer to help you get the best outcome if you've been charged with a crime. read more

Sep 12

Nothing makes your stomach sink quite like the sight of flashing lights in your rearview mirror—even if it turns out the officer isn't stopping you. If, however, you are stopped by a police officer while driving, here are a couple tips to make sure that your rights are respected and that the encounter goes as smoothly as possible. read more

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October 9, 2020

First Time DUIs are Still Serious

Many people believe that first-time DUI charges are not that serious. However, even one DUI on your driving record can have long-lasting and severe consequences.

September 28, 2020

Stealing Amazon Packages Could Land You in Prison

Since the coronavirus began, more people have been shopping online and avoiding crowded department stores and shopping malls. This has led to an even larger increase in Amazon and other...