On Dec 23rd, 2020, my friends and I traveled to Alaska for fun, but the driver accidentally drove into the military base. As the passengers, we cannot control our ability, but all were arrested and issued Penalty Violations of Security & Orders. We're dismissed without prejudice at the... Read more »
answered on Dec 29, 2021
This is unfortunate, but a mistake was made by your irresponsible friend. Now, the USCIS seems unwilling to devote time to reasonably adjudicate the EAD OPT applications. I suspect that no action will be taken any time soon. You really ought to hire experienced counsel, not dabble with a pro se... Read more »
It was at the Otay border and I took the plea for 36 months. Washington state has basically decriminalized drug possession and I was just wondering if it could effect my case
answered on Oct 7, 2021
I'm afraid not. The change in WA drug law was a very specific ruling based on the wording of the WA possession statute, which was unique in the country. This change would not affect convictions from any other state or the federal system.
If you want to read more about how the change... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2020
In certain cases, when it can be proven to the court that a certain jurisdiction would not be able to hold a fair trial, a motion to change venue could be granted. We would need to speak with you so we can get additional information. Please feel free to contact us at 253-238-8273.
I thought i was being pulled over so i pulled over and got rear ended by a JBLM MP who was responding to another call looking at his computer. I live in wa state.
answered on Apr 24, 2020
If you were injured contact aWashington State Assn for Justice member member in the county where it happened--they give free consultations. If it's just damage to the car, if you have collision run it through that, let them deal with it. Start by getting estimates, and the base JAG corps... Read more »
If authorities have suspect in custody but are not letting media personal know about the arrest yet advertising “persons of interest” wanted in the case that allegedly have info. What should those personals of interest do legally?
answered on Apr 16, 2020
This sounds like a school question? What are you asking?
If there is someone that is charged with a criminal offense and needs representation please contact me. I am available for all types of offenses here in WA State.
My son need a Lawyer that will help him was appeal brief, so he can get an appeal. The family is will to give a fee for this service.
answered on Jun 10, 2019
There are many lawyers around the state who specialize in appeals. I highly recommend Jeremy Morris, but full disclosure he is my law partner.
You should be able to find appellate lawyers with a quick search.
23 year old tribal member involved in accident off the reservation. No insurance, but is a GOV truck registered to the tribe. Who is held liable, non-insured driver or the tribe that's the registered owner?
answered on Jan 23, 2019
Generally both. Tribal law governs on tribal land. Take the vehicle outside the rez or national boundary, then the state law applies. However tribe should have some type of umbrella policy.
Plead not guilty shouldn't I get to have trial before being treated quality?
answered on Dec 24, 2018
Over 94% of criminal defendants accept plea bargains before they receive any sort of real legal defense, nevermind a trial. Our criminal justice system is in the throes of a travesty. I recommend hiring a high quality criminal defense attorney to review your case details and to properly advise and... Read more »
I'm from Canada and a US permanent resident ( through marriage) since 2011. I made several money transfers from Canada of less than $10,000 not knowing that this was a federal crime to do so. No one at my bank ever notified me of the potential problem. I am seeking a divorce and my US citizen... Read more »
answered on Nov 8, 2018
You need to speak with an attorney familiar with federal law around international financial transactions.
I'm asking this question for an incarcerated friend of mine. No charges have been filed as of yet but the situation is his car was stolen and someone he associated with unbeknownst to him left a box or Backpack or container or whatever I don't know in the car and without my friends... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2017
Could he be charged? Sure, it doesn't take much to get charged. There is a theory called constructive possession, that basically allows the presumption that whoever is in control of a car is responsible for whatever is in it. If the police found the car unoccupied, and he is the owner, he... Read more »
The person in question is active duty in base housing but subletting to another service member and has not reported it.
answered on Feb 13, 2017
There may not be a charge at all, depending on the circumstances. It's probably privatized housing based on a lease. Violating a lease is not normally a criminal offense, even in the military.
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