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Defending Against Charges of Misappropriating Funds

If you get charged with misappropriating funds, your first call should be to a Washington white collar crimes attorney. Some defense strategies work better early on in a case. This blog will cover the issue of defending against charges of misappropriating funds. Defenses to Charges of Misappropriating Funds Whether you get charged with a state […]

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Paths to Resentencing

Thanks to developments in the law in Washington State, you or someone you care about could be able to go back to court for a new sentence, assuming that the new sentence would not be greater than the original sentence. This blog will discuss five different ways that people serving life or long prison sentences […]

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What Happens at an Arraignment?

Usually, the first significant court appearance in a criminal case is the arraignment hearing. The arraignment hearing can have an impact on the rest of your criminal case. With so much at stake, you will want to have a Seattle criminal defense attorney at your side handling your arraignment. If you have never attended an […]

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The Legal Process of a Criminal Case in Washington State

The legal process of a criminal case in Washington state is complicated, but a Washington criminal defense attorney can help you navigate the various steps and fight aggressively for the best possible outcome in your situation. Every case is different, but considering the multiple negative consequences a criminal conviction can have on your life, hiring […]

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What Is the Punishment for Embezzlement in Washington?

Embezzlement is a type of theft in Washington, and it carries the same possible punishments as theft. The offense can get charged as a felony or a misdemeanor, with varying degrees. Each charge has different possible penalties. If you got accused of embezzlement or charged with theft, a Washington white-collar crimes attorney could protect your […]

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Possible Defenses for Embezzlement Charges

You might think that you are not at high risk of getting charged with embezzlement if you do not work at a bank or an investment company, but it is surprisingly easy to find yourself facing criminal charges of embezzlement. If that happens, you need to know what defenses you could raise to try to […]

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Understanding DNA Evidence in Criminal Cases

DNA evidence has an important role in Washington criminal cases. It is often used to try to convict defendants or even exonerate persons who have been wrongly accused or convicted of a crime. If you are facing any criminal matter, it is crucial to obtain legal counsel and understand the potential impact of DNA evidence […]

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