Yearly Archives: 2009

Close Encounters – Violation of No Contact Orders and the Law in Washington State

Anyone who knowingly breaks with the guidelines of a No Contact Order faces charges of Gross Misdemeanor.  And that can mean up to a year in jail, plus a fine in the region of $5,000. Classified as a domestic violence crime, Violation of a No Contact Order is a serious offence and one which carries… Continue Reading »

Defending Hit and Run Drivers in Washington State

In Washington State the law dictates that drivers involved in any kind of road traffic accident that causes injury to a person or damage to someone else’s vehicle or property must stop immediately at the incident scene. If it is not possible to stop at the scene without causing further problems, then stopping nearby is… Continue Reading »

If you’re in the forces, let the force of SQ Attorneys be with you

If you’re in the US military services as either a marine, soldier, sailor, airman or coast guardsmen then you’ll no doubt be aware that a dishonorable discharge from service can have resounding stigmatic effects on your future life, both in a personal way and in a professional capacity. Understandably it will feel like there are… Continue Reading »

Classification of Sexual Offences on Washington State – Part 2

Tacoma Criminal Attorneys continue to highlight what constitutes the various sexual offences, herewith a breakdown of those classifications according to Washington State law and the ins and outs of sex offender registration requirements. Sex Offender Registration in Washington State As in most place the laws that govern Washington sex registration are enormously multifaceted. Anyone who… Continue Reading »

Classification of Sexual Offenses in Washington State – Part 1

There are no two ways to put it, sexual offenses, quite understandably, carry a major taboo. In the event that you or someone close to you is charged with a sexual offence or being investigated for a sex-related crime the implications are serious. You could face grave penalties such as a life term in custody.… Continue Reading »

Sensitive Handling of Criminal Cases by Washington State Attorneys

Arguably the most controversial subject matter, when it comes to internet crime, is the exploitation of minors or child pornography. Sadly, underage online users are vulnerable, and not always able to detect when they are receiving attention from an undesirable source. Naturally, the laws that are in place are put there in order to offer… Continue Reading »

Finding a Good and Affordable Seattle Lawyer

Seattle, like any other state, has its share of excellent lawyers, but the real question is always the affordability. Whether the case is a divorce settlement, a DUI or even a medical malpractice, finding good lawyers who don’t charge exorbitant fees is a huge challenge. There are some steps however that you must employ in… Continue Reading »

Experienced Seattle DUI Criminal Defense Attorneys

It used to be that a DUI charge was not the end of a client’s world. They might spend the night in a jail cell to sober up and pay a fine in a worst case scenario. The penalties of being convicted of a DUI are much more severe nowadays. Judges and lawmakers are attacking… Continue Reading »

Protect your Driving Privilege After Charged with DUI in Seattle

After being charged with a DUI in Seattle, the first thing you should do is contact an experienced DUI defense attorney, such as the attorneys at SQ Attorneys. A DUI charge can lead to a hefty fine, loss of your driver’s license, and possibly even jail time. You are supposed to be innocent of a… Continue Reading »

How the Right Attorney Can Help You Fight Sattle DUI Charges

When facing a most difficult charge, such as DUI, people need a skilled, accomplished Seattle attorney. Criminal defense of alcohol-related driving charges require experienced, knowledgeable representation from an attorney who can explain the steps of the process and the possible outcomes of a case. It is also important to consider how the choice of an… Continue Reading »