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Criminal Convictions and Job Applications

Criminal Convictions and Job Applications for Employment. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Prospective. As criminal defense attorneys | lawyers, we have discussed job applications and employment more times than we can count.  For those presently employed, the answer often depends on whom you work for and what the conviction was for. If you…

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Immigration Issues and Criminal Convictions

Immigration Issues and Criminal Convictions. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Prospective. United States is a country founded on immigration and this truth is reflected in our irrationality around immigration: even in 2014, issues surrounding criminal law and detention pending the outcome of a case are in a constant state of flux. As criminal…

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Guns, Ammunition and the Lautenberg Amendment: Federal Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction

The Lautenberg Amendment, Guns and Ammunition: The Federal Consequences of a Criminal Conviction. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. A criminal conviction for almost all domestic violence crimes in Washington will result in the permanent loss of your federal right to possess a firearm or ammunition because of the Lautenberg Amendment, the short…

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Gun Rights and Convictions

Gun Rights: The Consequences of Conviction. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. The short answer. One automatically loses the right to possess a gun for any Washington felony conviction and any misdemeanor | gross misdemeanor domestic violence conviction that involves dangerous behavior directed at another person.   The only exception to automatic loss of the right…

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Drug Convictions and Health Care Professionals

Health Care Providers and Drug Use: The Consequences of Conviction. A Washington Criminal and Administrative Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. Criminal drug convictions can come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  From simple possession arising from automobile roadside searches… to pat and frisk events to impaired behavior … or sting operations, forged prescription scripts,…

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Health Care Licenses and Domestic Violence

Health Care Providers and Domestic Violence: The Consequences of Conviction. A Washington Criminal and Administrative Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. Health Care Providers should know that a criminal conviction  is considered “conclusive evidence” of the facts contained in that crime for the purposes of a finding “unprofessional conduct” under the Uniform Disciplinary Act.  The Uniform Disciplinary…

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