Robbery with a deadly weapon is a very serious offense. In Washington, robbery is a felony punishable by imprisonment from 31 months to 15 years. A fine up to $50,000 can be imposed. What is a robbery? As per RCW 9A.56.190, a robbery is committed when a person “unlawfully takes the property of another in… Read More

Fighting is never the solution to your problems. Unfortunately, in some situations, violence is visited on you. In some of those situations, you will find yourself faced with a choice – do you let yourself be hurt, or do you defend yourself? When you make this choice, you open yourself up to an entirely new… Read More

It’s every man’s nightmare: a formerly willing sexual partner later claims the contact was not consensual in a range of possible ways, from coercion to outright sexual assault. Regrettably, this can and does happen, leaving otherwise innocent men and women in the unenviable position of being forced to defend themselves against an accusation that can… Read More

When police or government agents obtain a search warrant to look for incriminating evidence on an individual, it’s done on the basis of probable cause that evidence connected to the crime exists in the specific area noted on the warrant. In some cases, the warrant can later be ruled illegal if the address is wrong… Read More

Domestic violence can turn your life upside down, leaving you feeling depressed, vulnerable and confused. If your wife has attacked you with a sharp object, such as a knife or screwdriver, you may be wondering what are the next steps to take in order to address this painful situation. Although spousal abuse can leave you… Read More