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23 02, 2022

Assault of a Child in the Second Degree Under Washington Law

By |2022-02-23T19:57:17+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Violent Crimes|Comments Off on Assault of a Child in the Second Degree Under Washington Law

Under Washington’s criminal laws, second-degree assault of a child is when someone 18 years of age or older commits the crime of second-degree assault on a child under the age of thirteen. The offense is a severe felony in Washington that can result in a ten-year prison sentence. If you or a loved one is [...]

16 02, 2022

What is the Appeals Process Under Washington Criminal Law?

By |2022-02-16T21:03:23+00:00February 16th, 2022|Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief|Comments Off on What is the Appeals Process Under Washington Criminal Law?

If you have been convicted of a crime by a Washington State court, you have the right to have your conviction reviewed on appeal. State convictions are typically reviewed in the Washington Court of Appeals. In general, the Washington appeals process involves six distinct steps or stages. Our experienced Washington appeals attorneys break down these [...]

9 02, 2022

Federal Crime of Counterfeiting Money

By |2022-03-23T06:37:06+00:00February 9th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Crime of Counterfeiting Money

Counterfeiting is a serious federal offense. While federal law lumps several acts under the general umbrella of “counterfeiting,” people usually commit this crime when they falsely make, forge, or alter a security of the United States. The crime is a felony offense punishable by up to 20 years in state prison. If you or a [...]

2 02, 2022

Washington’s Law on Assault of a Child in the First Degree

By |2022-02-02T20:24:31+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Violent Crimes|Comments Off on Washington’s Law on Assault of a Child in the First Degree

First-degree assault of a child is the crime where a person commits the offense of assault in the first degree on a child under the age of thirteen. The crime is a serious felony under Washington law that can lead to life in prison. If you or a loved one is facing an assault charge, [...]

26 01, 2022

What is Second Degree Perjury in Washington?

By |2022-01-28T23:23:21+00:00January 26th, 2022|Legal Terms/General Issues|Comments Off on What is Second Degree Perjury in Washington?

Second-degree perjury is a crime that involves a person knowingly making a false statement while under oath. The offense is a serious felony under Washington law that can lead to custody in state prison for up to five years. If you or a loved one is facing charges of perjury in the second degree, contact [...]

20 01, 2022

First Degree Perjury Under Washington Law

By |2022-01-28T23:22:31+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 |2022-01-28T23:20:31+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 |2022-01-28T23:19:06+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 |2022-01-28T23:17:15+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 |2022-01-28T23:16:36+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 [...]

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