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3 08, 2022

Aggravated DUI in Washington

By |2022-08-03T21:09:09+00:00August 3rd, 2022|DUI Defense|Comments Off on Aggravated DUI in Washington

People in Washington commit the crime of aggravated DUI if they operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15% or higher. People guilty of aggravated DUI will receive steeper DUI penalties than normally imposed for DUIs involving a BAC of below .15%. If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated, [...]

27 07, 2022

Graffiti Charges Under Washington Law

By |2022-07-27T19:12:30+00:00July 27th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on Graffiti Charges Under Washington Law

In general, you commit the crime of graffiti if you tag graffiti on public or private property without the owner’s consent. The offense is a gross misdemeanor under Washington law that could lead to custody in county jail for up to one year. If you or a loved one is facing a graffiti charge, please [...]

20 07, 2022

What is the Federal Crime of Blackmail?

By |2022-07-20T23:29:37+00:00July 20th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on What is the Federal Crime of Blackmail?

Blackmail is the crime where you demand money from another person in exchange for not reporting something or to keep something a secret. The crime can be charged as a misdemeanor offense in federal court and lead to a prison term of up to one year. If you or a loved one is facing a [...]

13 07, 2022

What is Promoting Prostitution in the Second Degree?

By |2022-07-13T21:03:40+00:00July 13th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on What is Promoting Prostitution in the Second Degree?

Promoting prostitution in the second degree is a serious crime under Washington law. People commit this offense if they profit from or advance prostitution. The crime is a felony (as opposed to a misdemeanor) punishable by up to five years in state prison. If you or a loved one is facing a prostitution charge, it [...]

6 07, 2022

Washington Law on Promoting Prostitution in the First Degree

By |2022-07-06T22:03:01+00:00July 6th, 2022|Sex Crimes|Comments Off on Washington Law on Promoting Prostitution in the First Degree

People in Washington are guilty of promoting prostitution in the first degree if they force or threaten someone to engage in prostitution. The crime is a serious felony under Washington law that can result in custody in state prison for up to a decade. If you or a loved one is facing prostitution charges, please [...]

29 06, 2022

Federal Law on Interstate Sale of Firearms

By |2022-06-29T18:46:34+00:00June 29th, 2022|Federal Crimes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Law on Interstate Sale of Firearms

The federal laws of the U.S. make it a crime for people to sell firearms across state lines without a valid license to do so. A violation of these laws is a serious felony  punishable by several years in federal prison. If you or a loved one is facing federal or state firearm charges, please [...]

22 06, 2022

Washington’s Crime on Involving a Minor in a Drug Deal

By |2022-06-22T20:19:57+00:00June 22nd, 2022|Drug Crimes|Comments Off on Washington’s Crime on Involving a Minor in a Drug Deal

Washington’s criminal laws make it a crime for people to involve a minor in a drug transaction. A violation of these laws can result in a serious felony conviction that is punishable by up to five years in state prison. If you or a loved one is facing a Washington drug charge, it’s critical for [...]

15 06, 2022

Computer Trespass Under Washington Law

By |2022-06-15T18:25:36+00:00June 15th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on Computer Trespass Under Washington Law

Washingtonians commit the crime of computer trespass if they gain access to another person’s computer system and do so with the intent to commit another crime. The offense is a serious felony under the law that can lead to a prison sentence of up to five years. If you or a loved one is facing [...]

25 05, 2022

Is “Drive-by-Shooting” a Felony in Washington?

By |2022-05-25T19:15:00+00:00May 25th, 2022|Violent Crimes|Comments Off on Is “Drive-by-Shooting” a Felony in Washington?

Yes. People in Washington commit the crime of “drive-by-shooting” if they fire a gun from a motor vehicle and the firing creates a risk of death or serious injury. The offense is a serious felony that could lead to 10 years behind bars. If you or a loved one is facing firearm related charges in [...]

18 05, 2022

Will a Washington DUI Arrest Lead to Child Endangerment Charges?

By |2022-05-18T19:27:42+00:00May 18th, 2022|DUI Defense|Comments Off on Will a Washington DUI Arrest Lead to Child Endangerment Charges?

In some circumstances, yes. If a driver is arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), he/she could face child endangerment charges if the motorist had a passenger in the vehicle under the age of 16. The charges are filed as a misdemeanor offense (as opposed to a felony) and are punishable by up to one [...]

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