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Deferred Prosecution for Mental Health Issues

Deferred Prosecution is a program available to those charged with misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor crimes in Washington. RCW Chapter 10.05 lays out the framework for the program.  The program allows a defendant to avoid a conviction and its penalties by entering into and successfully completing the program.

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New DUI Laws in Washington

New DUI Laws in Washington   The Washington legislature recently signed a 75 page bill that will significantly change DUI law in Washington.  ESSB 5912 is expected to be signed into law by the governor and many of the changes will go into effect by the end

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SR-22 Insurance

SR-22 Insurance   In Washington, when your license has been suspended for a DUI, you must show proof of insurance in order to have your license reinstated.  This proof of insurance is known as SR-22 filing or SR-22 certificate.  The SR-22 must be kept with the Washington

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Deferred Prosecution for Indigent Defendants

Deferred Prosecution for Indigent Defendants   On January 17, 2013, the Washington Supreme Court en banc, recently decided that Washington law does not require the court to pay for an indigent defendant’s treatment while in deferred prosecution. RCW 10.05.130 is relevant statute and states that: “[F]unds shall

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