Domestic Violence Acquittal

Domestic Violence Acquittal

Domestic Violence Acquittal Assault 4 DV, Malicious Mischief 3 DV and Interference with Reporting DV – Not Guilty My client was charged with three domestic violence counts.  We put the case in front of the jury and through cross-examination and a little help from the arresting officer’s

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Mixed Motive Traffic Stops Legal

Mixed Motive Traffic Stops Legal   The Washington State Supreme Court en banc recently ruled in their December 20, 2012 decision in State v. Arreola, that “mixed-motive” traffic stops are not in violation of Washington’s Constitution.  Washington law has held that pretext traffic stop are a violation

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Another Assault Dismissed

My client who was charged with Assault 4 DV and Malicious Mischief 3 DV and was facing deportation because of the charges.  The evidence included pretty damaging photographs of the girlfriend’s injuries and a damage to her property.  We had the case set for trial and the

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Two DV Cases Dismissed

Two DV Cases Dismissed This week ended with the prosecution dismissing two separate cases where my two clients were each facing Assault 4 DV charges.  Each was quite different and had their own weaknesses.  Ultimately, the prosecution was convinced that a jury would probably acquit each defendant.

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