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What Happens at an Arraignment?

If you or a loved one has recently been arrested, you may be overwhelmed by the magnitude of everything that you are facing. As a Washington defense attorney, I want to help you understand the process so that you don’t have to worry about unnecessary issues. Once you have been arrested, you will be scheduled […]

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Overview of Evidence Tampering

There are two primary types of evidence tampering – tampering with physical evidence and with witnesses. Witnesses can provide testimonial evidence to the court. When a person gets accused of a crime, allegations of evidence tampering can mean additional criminal charges and penalties.  Some people engage in evidence tampering without realizing the legal implications of […]

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What Is Evidence Tampering?

There are two primary types of evidence tampering – tampering with physical evidence and with witnesses. Witnesses can provide testimonial evidence to the court. When a person gets accused of a crime, allegations of evidence tampering can mean additional criminal charges and penalties.  Some people engage in evidence tampering without realizing the legal implications of […]

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Five Popular Health Care Provider Fraud Schemes

The Washington State Health Care Authority (WSHCA) provides information about common practices that might be Medicaid or health insurance fraud. The WSHCA urges patients to report suspicions of unethical behavior by health care providers.  Doctors, hospitals, and other service providers should set up protocols to prevent these things from happening. If you, as a health […]

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Is There a Statute of Limitations on Rape Claims?

The statute of limitations on rape claims depends on the specific charge for criminal cases. Also, there is a time limit for a person to file a civil lawsuit seeking financial compensation for a claim of rape. If you think that you might be facing criminal charges or a civil lawsuit that alleges rape, you […]

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Domestic Violence and Unlawful Imprisonment – What You Need to Know

Domestic disputes do not always go peacefully. Sometimes domestic violence happens when romantic partners or family members have relationship problems. On occasion, unlawful imprisonment, can occur or be alleged in these situations.  A Seattle criminal defense attorney can explain what you need to know about domestic violence and unlawful imprisonment. If you face charges of […]

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