Violation of the Governor's order is a gross misdemeanor, so a person can be arrested for it. Does "he" have the right to jail people? No, that is not the function of his office. But local law enforcement anywhere in the state can enforce the statute.
Well, it depends somewhat on which emergency powers you mean. But for what Governor Inslee has done in Washington, the answer is "the governor may impose them for such times, upon such conditions, with such exceptions and in such areas of this state he or she from time to time deems...Read more »
Generally, when there is a probation violation, the court will set a review hearing. At that time, the defense attorney can often agree on a sanction. Depending on the violation, this could be jail or as easy as community service. Please contact us at 253-238-8273 for a free consultation.
When I was 17, I had a boyfriend who was over 5 years older than me. Someone sent in an anonymous tip about our relationship and he had to go to court, and said a painful goodbye saying we can’t be in contact going forward. I know all about the potential consequences in Washington State for... Read more »
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 am currently under investigation for criminal burglary after looting in the riots from the protests. I was arrested in one store with nothing stolen on my person and was released on PR. My 72 hour period has surpassed and i have not been charged yet.... Read more »
If you were in the store, do not talk to anyone about this other than a specific attorney and get an experienced criminal defense attorney hired and ready to go because i am sure IF they can charge you they will.
These are very serious allegations and you need to get out in front of this NOW.
my son got arrested for auto theft but he was messed up he does not remember anything about what happened he parked his van got out and when he got back in he accidentally got into the truck parked next to him thinking it was his van but also the judge cops and my sons lawyer are all best friends... Read more »
Yes he can be held or investigated. The question is can he be held accountable for the alleged action. Please hire an experienced criminal defense attorney NOW for him. These issues are very important and he needs someone that has dealt with these type of arguments over years. I have 27 years...Read more »
If the police had probable cause to seize your vehicle in connection with a crime then you can't get it out. You would have to hire an attorney to inquire to see what their reasons were or are and then see if there is an argument to try and get it released.
Could I then supply the police with the location and go with them to confront the thief?
To be clear, I'm more concerned about whether or not knowing the location of the stolen property gives the police the ability to go confront the thief and recover my stolen property. I'm not... Read more »
I don't understand your question. If you are charged with a criminal offense and you are looking to get a copy of the report, that has statements against you from certain individuals then your attorney would be able to get all evidence against you. If you don't have an attorney hire one...Read more »
Two of my friends were arrested for theft (felony) in the state of WA; one lives in the USA and the other one does not. It has happened in January, they’re free, under investigation. The store is accusing of stealing a higher amount then the one showed in the receipt. Can the tourist ever ever... Read more »
Yes these people need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney NOW. There is one that is here in the USA still right? Is he working? Does he live here normally? The other one is no in the USA right now? Is he planning on come back? It sounds like yes? This person needs to hire an...Read more »
I've been having a huge amount of difficulty finding any lawyer willing to accept a payment plan that isn't paid out thousands of dollars at a time. I've been looking into loan programs, but I have a sub 600 score. Are there any financial assistance programs for defendants in criminal cases?
I got a voicemail from an investigator telling me that I was under investigation for inappropriate touching, should I call the investigator back and let them know I'm seeking legal representation? Or should I acquire the legal representation first before contacting the investigator in any way... 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?
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