Monthly Archives: March 2010

Avoid a “blow and go” – Don’t get a DUI in Washington State

Washington State Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) laws are constantly in a state of change. Over the past dozen years the Washington State Legislature has made a significant effort to crack down on drivers who operate a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol, drugs and/or the combination of both alcohol and drugs. From lowering the blood… Continue Reading »

Don’t be a “Wreck” when fighting a “Reck”

No matter the circumstances you may find yourself in, the best approach to take when charged for Reckless Driving in Renton, Washington (or anywhere else in the greater Puget Sound region for that matter) is to contact a respected Western Washington criminal defense attorney. A Western Washington criminal defense attorney who has knowledge of not… Continue Reading »

Washington State Marijuana Arrests/ Convictions – Avoid Being “Stoned” by the Government

Being arrested, cited, charged and/or convicted of a crime involving Marijuana in Washington State may be a much bigger deal than one might imagine. This is so even though many of our state governmental agencies claim they are de-emphasizing their pursuit of marijuana possession arrests and convictions. Don’t be fooled, the majority of Washington State… Continue Reading »

Crimes of Dishonesty — you CAN overcome the stigma with a little help

Being charged with a property crime in Washington (such as Theft or Possession of Stolen Property) is embarrassing and has the possibility of significantly impacting a person’s personal and professional life. This is so because these types of crimes are considered “crimes of dishonesty”.  At SQ Attorneys we have overcome seemingly insurmountable odds through continuous,… Continue Reading »

The In's and Out's of Washington Domestic Violence Law

Washington State domestic violence charges can be charged as felonies, gross misdemeanors or misdemeanors.  A person charged with a Washington felony can serve significant time in “prison” and be put on “parole”, whereas an individual charged with a Washington gross misdemeanor, or a misdemeanor may serve significant time in “jail” and be put on “probation”. … Continue Reading »