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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VPD Officer Arrested

Escapes DUI Charge In another example of Vancouver law enforcement getting preferential treatment in the criminal justice system, Detective Jeremy Free with the Vancouver Police Department was pulled over this weekend in Washougal after he failed to stop for a stop sign. Detective Free was with his

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DOL Hearing Fee Increase

DOL Hearing Fee Increase The Washington Department of Licensing has increased the fee to request a hearing to contest a license suspension after a DUI arrest.  This means that anyone arrested for a DUI, will now have to pay $375 to request a hearing.  This is almost

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Prosecutors Start Dismissing Marijuana Charges

Prosecutors Start Dismissing Marijuana Charges Misdemeanor Possession Charges Being Dismissed Prosecutors around Washington have begun dismissing misdemeanor marijuana charges that fall within the requirements of the new law. Although the new law, Initiative 502, does not officially go into effect until December 6, 2012, we have been

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