Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pursuant to new Washington legislation passed by a measure this week, the King County Sheriff’s Office is now permitted to impound vessels found to be operated on our waterways by folks accused of boating while impaired. Similar to the impoundment of vehicles for those arrested for DUI (now known as’ Hailey’s Law’), the fees could be costly… Continue Reading »

On the wake of Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn’s Wednesday announcement that he would recommend new funding for domestic-violence victims (three years after getting rid of the city’s domestic-violence prevention director and folding the independent office into another division within the Human Services Department), SQ Attorneys was able to secure two dismissals on DV related cases,… Continue Reading »

Many folks (including rabid NBA fans) may be wondering why Lamar Odom was charged for a DUI nearly two weeks after his Mercedes-Benz was pulled over on a Southern California freeway; the charge stemmed from a DUI arrest on August 30, 2013 in San Fernando Valley. If he was arrested on the 30th of August… Continue Reading »

Like the Seattle Seahawks, SQ attorneys has pulled out a few wins recently. Over the course of the past two weeks, SQ attorneys has been able to get two clients’ Malicious Mischief charges dismissed in two separate Washington state courts. Like the Seahawks victory earlier today, the feat was not easy but with a little perseverance and a… Continue Reading »

The Washington State Legislature has continued to tighten our DUI laws almost every legislative session for the past several years. Many people seem to have a hard time understanding why there have been such wide-sweeping changes to our DUI laws . One need look no further than the latest incident in Kent to understand why.… Continue Reading »