Assault 4 DV, Strangulation, Menacing Dismissed

Assault 4 DV, Strangulation, Menacing and Interfering with Reporting Dismissed My client was charged with Assault 4 DV, Interfering with Domestic Violence Reporting, Menacing DV and Strangulation DV in Clackamas County, Oregon. The charged stemmed from an incident where neighbors reported a fight between my client and his girlfriend. After months of litigation, the prosecution … Read more

Not Guilty – Assault 4 Domestic Violence

Not Guilty – Assault 4 DV My client was charge with Assault 4 Domestic Violence for allegedly assaulting her domesting partner in broad daylight in Vancouver, Washington. At trial the State brought three eye witnesses saying that they clearly saw my client violently assault her partner. After her partner testified along with three officers, the … Read more

Clark County No Longer Honoring ICE Holds

Clark County No Longer Honoring ICE Holds Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a federal agency in charge of adjudicating immigration violations.  When an individual is arrested and there is an issue with their immigration status, ICE has traditionally issued what had been referred to as an “ICE Hold” or “ICE Warrant.”  In Vancouver, Washington, … Read more

Marijuana DUI Statistics

Marijuana DUI Statistics After the passage of the marijuana initiative in Washington last year, there has been a record number of marijuana DUI arrests. Statistics released by the Washington State Patrol show that in the first 6 months of the new law 745 drivers that were pulled over for suspicion of DUI tested positive for … Read more

24 Hour Sobriety Program

Field Sobriety Test

24 Hour Sobriety Program   Washington State recently enacted a new set of DUI laws which include a new “24 Hour Sobriety Program” for multiple offenders.  RCW 36.28a.330(5) defines the program as:   “24/7 sobriety program” means a twenty-four hour and seven day a week sobriety program in which a participant submits to the testing … Read more