Immigration Arrests and Criminal Records

Immigration Arrests and Criminal Records Since the new administration has increased the enforcement of immigration laws, it is more important than ever to up your criminal record if you are not a U.S. Citizen. ¬†Washington law allows you to clean up your criminal record by vacating your criminal history. ¬†Vacating a conviction withdraws¬†your guilty plea … Read more

DUI Reduced to Negligent Driving

Not Guilty

DUI Reduced to Negligent Driving   My client was charged with a DUI with a BAC of over .13.¬† After filing motions to suppress evidence and diligent work we managed to get a plea bargain to a reduced charge of Negligent Driving.¬† This particular case the police had made errors in their investigation which were … Read more

New DUI Laws 2014

New DUI Laws for 2014 Starting January 1, 2014, the state of Washington will roll out the remainder of DUI laws that were signed by Governor Inslee earlier this year.¬† The full detailed list of changes to the DUI law can be found here.¬† The final set of laws that go into effect starting this … Read more

New DUI Laws Go Into Effect

New DUI Laws in Washington     Washington’s new DUI legislation is going into effect.¬† Below I have included a summary of the major changes to the law. Concentration (RCW 46.61.502) Still .08 for alcohol, but 5.00 NPM for Non-carboxy THC, or 0.00 NPM if client is under 21 For CDL it is ‚Äúany measurable … Read more

Felony Conviction Vacated

Not Guilty

Felony Hit and Run Vacated My client was convicted over 10 years ago on a felony hit and run.¬† He called my office and I vacated the conviction.¬† In Washington, after you successfully have a conviction vacated, you can legally tell employers that you have never been convicted of that crime.¬† RCW 9.94a.640. Remember, there … Read more