Should I Do Roadside DUI Tests?

There’s a panic moment anytime you’re driving and see emergency lights directly behind you. If you get pulled over and the officer has any hint that you’ve been drinking or consuming drugs, even prescription medications, then there will be a DUI investigation. In...

What is Road Rage?

We all know road rage when we see it: extreme or prolonged tailgating, dangerous weaving in and out of traffic or even a driver aggressively using their horn, yelling and shaking their fist at another driver. A Spokane news article described some folks involved in a...

What does Restoring Gun Rights really mean?

Gun rights will be revoked in Washington State when a person is convicted of a felony crime or certain domestic violence misdemeanor crimes. Washington State law allows some people who have been convicted of these types of charges to restore their right to possess a...

New Hope Act and Vacating Criminal Charges

On July 28, 2019, the New Hope Act altered the laws in Washington State that allow people convicted of crimes to vacate those convictions. Details on this new law and the actual text can be found here. So what does this act change? If you have been convicted of a...

Spokane Therapeutic Courts

The Spokane Therapeutic Courts Foundation was formed in 2012 in an effort to give those battling drug addiction and mental-health challenges the opportunity to enter into a court supervised treatment program. Currently, there are 83 therapeutic courts throughout...