Mental Health Court. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s  Perspective. Knowing what options are available to best serve each of our clients is essential to achieving the best results possible.  In unique circumstances, we have found Mental Health Court to be an effective and rational solution to clients and families who struggle with a…

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Drug Court – A Conviction Alternative. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. As criminal defense lawyers | attorneys, after lengthy consultations and evaluations with clients and families, we have helped a number of clients get into Washington’s Drug court program as an alternative to a criminal conviction and addiction. Aside from the significant…

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The Drug Sentencing Alternative | DOSA. A Washington Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. As criminal defense attorneys, we have seen good clients and their families struggle with almost every form of drug addiction and the inevitable criminal charges or convictions that come with it.  Be it opioids, cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamine, or weed, “it is…

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Felony Conviction Consequences.  A Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. Depending on how serious the legislature considers a crime, every Washington state felony conviction falls into one of three categories: Class A (most serious), Class B and Class C (least serious).  It is important to understand these categories specify the “maximum” amount of time and…

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What is a criminal conviction and what is not?  A Criminal Defense Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective. As criminal defense lawyers | attorneys, we get asked this question a lot because clients want to know (1) Do they need to admit to a conviction on a job application? (2) Will a plea result in a “conviction”…

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