“Yeah, I know, some people are against drunk driving, and I call those people ‘the cops.’” – Dave Attell Suspension “License and registration please.” While these words can be frightening enough during a normal traffic stop, consider how you’d feel if it led to a license suspension. Whether it’s a DUI, a DWI or for… Read More

Facing an accusation of any type of illegality is an emotionally and legally challenging event. With that understood, being accused of indecent liberties represents a truly significant and potentially devastating contention. Because of the extremely serious nature of being accused of indecent liberties, a person must take very specific steps in order to protect his… Read More

What does Vacating a Record mean? Vacate is the legal term for the process of“clearing”a felony or misdemeanor conviction from your criminal record when you meet certain requirements. Vacating a conviction for a misdemeanor or felony crime simply means the court has determined you to meet certain conditions and orders worthy of vacation. Case in… Read More

A common felony in Washington State is criminal possession of a controlled substance or possession with the intent to sell. There is no amount of drugs or minimum weight required under this crime. One can be found guilty of this crime even when he possesses a minute amount of drugs, so long as the prosecutor can… Read More

Violations of the law can carry a wide range of consequences, from a simple fine all the way up to life in prison. Only those violations that carry a possible penalty of incarceration are characterized as crimes. But not all crimes are created equal. The more serious crimes are known as felonies, while less serious… Read More

If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being… Read More

“I smoke to get high, because the world is so low.” Kid Cudi If you are of the Kid Cudi ilk, you are familiar with Washington’s well-publicized approval of the ballot initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana.  However, it would behoove you to know the limitations of these new marijuana laws. You could still… Read More

“Everything is about to change We face tomorrow and say goodbye to yesterday A chapter ending but story’s only just begun A page turn for everyone Wherever I, Wherever I Go” Miley Cyrus, Wherever I Go The lives of some celebrities are on display for the world to see and many think that it just… Read More

When a crime is committed in the state of Washington, that crime is categorized into one of five categories. The first two categories fall under the heading “misdemeanors” and the last three categories fall under the heading of “felony.” These categories allow courts a series of sentencing guidelines from which to base the punishment for… Read More