Civil Harassment, Stalking & the Internet

A Washington lawyer’s perspective on the stalking, civil harassment, the internet and issues surrounding these kind of allegations based on experience. Overview Harassment and stalking are not recently developed types of behavior. These two behaviors have occurred in some form or another throughout history. However, with the new Internet age (making it easier to impulsively…

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Stalking

A Lawyer’s | Attorney’s Perspective on Stalking based on Experience. Overview In Washington, when stalking moves from the online realm (read our section on Cyberstalking) and into the physical world, a separate criminal statute applies. Whether you are being accused of stalking or you think you are the victim of stalking, it is important to…

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Cyberbullying in Schools

A Washington Civil Lawyer’s Perspective on Bullying or Cyber-Bullying in Schools Overview The vast majority of parents experienced or witnessed bullying while growing up but it was limited to name calling and violence. The current generations of children are experiencing bullying in an entirely different manner in a way that the older generation may not…

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Conspiracy Charges

Washington Criminal Drug Laws | Conspiracy Charges | A Criminal Defense Attorney | Lawyer’s Perspective on Illegal Drugs, Controlled Substance and VUCSAs. Conspiracy- what is it and how does it apply? When you ask what a conspiracy is, most people would respond it is some combination of 2 or more persons gathered for some sort…

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Possession Charges

Possession Sale or Delivery of a Drug Washington Criminal Drug Laws | Possession Sale or Delivery of a Drug | A Criminal Defense Attorney | Lawyer’s Perspective. Washington State has very specific regulations regarding how regulated drugs and prescriptions may be dispensed and possessed. When an individual is caught violating these regulations it can lead…

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Firearm Enhancement

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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What is Community Custody?

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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What is Drug Court?

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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