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20 01, 2022

First Degree Perjury Under Washington Law

By |2022-01-20T20:04:07+00:00January 20th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on First Degree Perjury Under Washington Law

Perjury in the first degree is the crime where people knowingly make a false statement while under oath in any official proceeding. The offense is a serious felony under Washington law that is punishable by up to a decade in prison. If you or a loved one is facing a perjury charge, it is critical [...]

12 01, 2022

Federal Charges of Human Trafficking

By |2022-01-12T19:07:07+00:00January 12th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Charges of Human Trafficking

Federal criminal law makes it a crime for people to engage in human trafficking, which typically involves the threat or use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain commercial sex acts, labor, or other services. The offense is a serious felony that can lead to years in prison. If you are facing human trafficking charges, [...]

5 01, 2022

New Washington Law Restores Voting Rights to Convicted Felons

By |2022-01-05T19:17:41+00:00January 5th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues, News|Comments Off on New Washington Law Restores Voting Rights to Convicted Felons

A new Washington law allows convicted felons to vote immediately upon release from total confinement. Felons are those people that are found guilty of a felony offense in the Washington criminal court system. If you or a loved one is facing a felony charge, it is critical that you contact a criminal defense attorney now [...]

29 12, 2021

Tattooing a Minor in Washington

By |2021-12-29T23:38:12+00:00December 29th, 2021|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on Tattooing a Minor in Washington

Under Washington law, it is a misdemeanor offense for a person to tattoo a minor, or someone under the age of 18. The crime is punishable by up to 90 days in jail. If you or a loved one is facing an unlawful tattooing charge, it is critical you contact a skilled criminal defense attorney [...]

22 12, 2021

Possessing Stolen Property Under Washington Law

By |2021-12-22T18:43:34+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Theft|Comments Off on Possessing Stolen Property Under Washington Law

Possessing stolen property is a serious crime under Washington criminal law. The offense can lead to felony charges punishable by up to 10 years in state prison. If you or a loved one is facing charges of this crime, please contact a criminal defense attorney today for help. How Does Washington Law Define “Possessing Stolen [...]

15 12, 2021

Shoplifting in Washington

By |2021-12-15T19:54:18+00:00December 15th, 2021|Theft|Comments Off on Shoplifting in Washington

Shoplifting is a crime in Washington whereby people steal or unlawfully take goods from a retail establishment. The offense typically leads to a misdemeanor charge punishable by up to one year in jail. If you or a loved one is facing a shoplifting charge, you should contact a criminal defense lawyer now for help. What [...]

8 12, 2021

Accomplice Liability Under Washington Criminal Law

By |2021-12-08T19:33:45+00:00December 8th, 2021|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on Accomplice Liability Under Washington Criminal Law

Washington law makes it a crime for a person to serve as an accomplice in the commission of a crime. An accomplice essentially helps or encourages another person commit a criminal act. The offense can lead to felony charges and time in state prison. If you or a loved one are suspected of serving as [...]

1 12, 2021

Washington Bench Warrants

By |2021-12-01T18:37:49+00:00December 1st, 2021|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on Washington Bench Warrants

A judge in Washington’s criminal court system will issue a bench warrant against a defendant if that person violates the rules of the court. The most common situation is when a party fails to show up for a scheduled court appearance. If a judge has issued a bench warrant against you, contact a Washington criminal [...]

24 11, 2021

Unlawful Imprisonment in Washington

By |2021-11-24T20:55:53+00:00November 24th, 2021|Legal Terms/General Issues, Violent Crimes|Comments Off on Unlawful Imprisonment in Washington

Unlawful imprisonment is the crime where a person knowingly restrains someone else. The offense is a serious felony under Washington law that can lead to a state prison term of up to five years. If you or a loved one is facing an unlawful imprisonment charge, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney now for assistance. [...]

17 11, 2021

Washington Law on Kidnapping in the Second Degree

By |2021-11-17T19:52:40+00:00November 17th, 2021|Violent Crimes|Comments Off on Washington Law on Kidnapping in the Second Degree

Second-degree Kidnapping involves the intentional abduction of another person. The crime is a serious felony under Washington law that can lead to a prison term of up to 10 years. People charged with this offense should contact a criminal defense attorney now for assistance. How Does Washington Law Define Second Degree Kidnapping Washington criminal law [...]

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