Monthly Archives: June 2012

Intense DUI Crackdown Begins

Law enforcement agencies throughout Pierce County will be out in full force this week and the coming summer weekends looking for drunk drivers. This week kicks off what officers are calling an ‘intense’ two-week statewide campaign to keep impaired drivers off the road. Before officers take to the streets, they’ll take part in a special… Continue Reading »

BC Impaired Driving Rules Reinstated

On a recent trip to Whistler, British Columbia, I read an article about B.C.’s Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) laws. Apparently, as of June 15, police in B.C. began enforcing harsher IRP laws for impaired drivers. This was as a result of a recent B.C. Supreme Court ruling. Last December, a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled… Continue Reading »

Civil Standby Sometimes not so Civil

In Washington State domestic violence related allegations are extremely pervasive. Other than DUI charges, domestic violence charges are probably the most widely filed criminal charge in our Washington State district and municipal courts. People charged with domestic violence generally are required to have no contact with the alleged victim. This is formally done by way… Continue Reading »

Cop Facing DV Charges

No matter the circumstance, the best approach to take when arrested for domestic violence (or any alleged crime) in Washington is to contact a qualified Seattle domestic violence defense attorney who has knowledge of the Washington State criminal court system and Washington State’s police procedures. That appears to be exactly what a Seattle police officer (Officer… Continue Reading »

Another Star cited for DUI

California, like Washington, has its fair share of folks being charged with the crime of DUI. Unlike Washington, however, many California DUI’s involve stars from the entertainment industry. Recently, another California starlet was cited for DUI. Former adult film star Jenna Jameson was arrested in Southern California for investigation of driving under the influence. Ms.… Continue Reading »