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Is Deferred Prosecution an Option for My Washington DUI?

Posted on April 30, 2018 in criminal defense, DUI

Washington laws can be very harsh on individuals convicted of DUI. However, the state recognizes that certain offenders are also victims of drugs or alcohol addiction and allows some leeway when it comes to potential penalties and treatment alternatives. The state’s deferred prosecution law affords…

Am I Eligible for Mental Health Court?

Posted on March 31, 2018 in criminal defense

Throughout Washington, many local municipalities have a mental health court for those charged with various crimes. This court specifically handles cases for defendants who have a mental illness. It is a voluntary diversion from the traditional criminal justice system and connects individuals with community-based treatment…