Blog Posts in 2014

What's the Difference Between a Civil Judgment & a Criminal Conviction?

It is sometimes the case with criminal charges that accused not only stands trial in state court, but is also served a civil suit related to the same incident. What is the difference between these two ...
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Juvenile Law Working in King County

In recent years, King County has made various efforts to improve its juvenile law system. Programs such as the Family and Juvenile Court Improvement Project (FJCIP) and the United for Youth ...
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Will My Criminal Record Affect My Current Charges?

During an investigation, a prosecutor is almost guaranteed to check your criminal record. If you have been convicted of criminal offenses in the past, it will likely weigh against you as your case is ...
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How Do I Expunge My Record?

A criminal record can limit your freedoms and opportunities. Depending on the nature of your past convictions, you may be unable to get certain jobs or receive certain financial benefits. An ...
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DUI Laws in Washington

Washington enforces strict laws against driving while under the influence ( DUI ). Even one offense can lead to jail time, fines, and the suspension of your license. If an officer pulls you over under ...
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