Firearm Enhancements in Drug Cases.  A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. From a criminal defense attorney’s | lawyer’s perspective, getting caught with illegal drugs and a firearm puts an individual in a very tight place with limited options absent denying ownership or some error that allows critical evidence to be suppressed.  This is…

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Drug Court | A Conviction Alternative. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on Drug Charges and Convictions | Alternatives to Guilty Pleas and Sentences As criminal defense lawyers | attorneys, we play a key roll in helping clients and their families weigh,  understand and eventually enroll (in some cases) into county based Drug…

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Community Custody | A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on Community Custody | Parole | State Supervision. As criminal defense attorneys | lawyers, we know that over 90% of cases are resolved short of trial.  From our perspective, resolution can come in the form of dismissal, an alternative to prosecution or pleading to…

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Parenting Sentence Alternative | A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on The Parenting Sentence Alternative.  An alternative to lengthy prison sentences for those with children who do not commit violent or sexually motivated crimes. As criminal defense attorneys based out of Washington who are also parents, we are acutely aware of what alternatives…

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Conviction Consequences for a Felony Drug Offense in Washington. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Opinion and Perspective. In most circumstances, a violation and conviction of the majority of Washington’s drug laws will end up being a felony conviction on your record and it will cost you the right to vote and possess firearm.…

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The Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative | DOSA. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on The Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative | DOSA.  Residential and Prison based alternatives for those whose addiction has lead to serious legal problems. When someone has criminal problems that involve drugs or alcohol in Washington, our criminal system has a…

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First Time Felony Offender Waiver | FTOW| A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on The First Time Offender Felony Waiver. As criminal defense attorneys | lawyers who handle a wide variety of minor and serious felonies throughout the State of Washington, we are acutely aware of what sentencing alternatives are available.  Although not…

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School Zone | Public Place | Facility Enhancement for Drug Cases.  A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. Drug Free Zones are a national phenomena now, with legislation being passed in all 50 states. Its application in Washington means if you are charged with a crime that involves an illegal drug, you can get…

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