Monthly Archives: October 2013

Recently King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg voiced his concern that he believed that domestic-violence cases are receiving inadequate attention in King County because Seattle police shifted investigation duties of apparent misdemeanor DV offenses from detectives to patrol officers. Satterberg alleged in a 2014 letter to the King County Counsel that the change hindered misdemeanor investigations… Continue Reading »

It is official! In King County no one over the age of 12 is allowed to urinate in public. Previously seventeen cities within King County had local laws against public urination and defecation. As of Monday, in an effort to cover the unincorporated, rural parts of the county, the Metropolitan King County Council adopted legislation… Continue Reading »

There were a lot of changes this past Legislative session with regard to our Washington state DUI laws; there were some significant changes in Washington State’s DUI laws that every resident and driver in Washington State should understand and become familiar with. The new laws went into effect on September 28, 2013. Some of these new laws are as follows:… Continue Reading »

The attorneys at SQ attorneys frequently get asked why Washington DUI laws appear to be so draconian.  After all, many, if not most, people that get arrested for DUI do not have any criminal history and they are stopped after having a few drinks with friends over dinner, or while watching a sporting event or… Continue Reading »