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Scott Weymouth Lawrence

Seattle Speeding / Traffic Ticket Lawyer.

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  1. Marijuana Driving Laws

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK

    Voters in Colorado and Washington State legalized marijuana for recreational use in November 2012. While the Colorado initiative didn't make any changes to the state's driving-under-the-influence (DUI) laws, Washington's measure established a legal impairment level for tetrahydro...

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Legal Guide to Marijuana Use in Seattle

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK

    Legal Guide to Marijuana Use in Seattle Washington Initiative 502 passed in November 2012, making it legal for adults 21and over to possess up to one ounce of marijuana, 16 ounces of solid products infused with marijuana (brownies, for example), or up to 72 ounces of infused liq...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Criminal Procedure: Arraignment

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, 3 days ago.

    You've received a summons for arraignment. Now what? What is an Arraignment? Arraignment is usually the first hearing in the criminal process (if the person charged was booked into jail he or she may

  4. Washington State Bench Warrant FAQ

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, 2 months ago.

    How to quash your warrant in Washington State courts. When can the court issue a bench warrant? The court can issue a warrant for your arrest in several circumstances. Most commonly a warrant as the

  5. Which infractions will be reported to DOL and my insurance company?

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, almost 3 years ago.

    The real cost of traffic tickets is often much more than just the fine, such as a rise in insurance rates, license suspension or employment problems. One of the factors to consider when deciding whether to contest a ticket, or accept a "plea bargain," is who the infraction will be reported to.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. The Truth About DUI Deferred Prosecutions in Washington: Why The Offer Is Often Too Good to Be True

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, about 4 years ago.

    License Suspension One of the main selling points for a Deferred Prosecution is avoiding a license suspension. In Washington, a BAC of .08 or above, or a refusal to take the test, will result in the

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Photo Tickets in Washington State: School Zones, Red Light Cameras, and Railroad Crossings

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 4 years ago.

    City Ordinance Required RCW 46.63.170, "Automated Traffic Safety Cameras," is simply an enabling statute. It allows local municipalities to create laws enforcing certain traffic infractions, but it

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. Three Common Myths About DUI/DWI

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 4 years ago.

    Myth #1: I’m safe if I’m under the “legal limit.” This is by far the most common of all the DUI myths. You can be arrested for (and convicted of) DUI if you are under the “legal limit” of .08% B.A.C.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Should I Mitigate, Contest, or Defer My Traffic Ticket

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 4 years ago.

    This guide explains the different options available for resolving your traffic or speeding ticket.

    9 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. Medical Marijuana in Washington State

    Written by attorney Scott Lawrence, over 4 years ago.

    Is it legal to possess marijuana in Washington? It is not legal to possess marijuana in Washington (under both State and Federal Law). However, Washington residents who have a qualifiying medical co

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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