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William has answered 46 questions

  • Is the victim/witness required to appear at a domestic violence trial?

    Asked by a user in Sunnyside, WA - 28 days ago.

    If a person is properly served with a subpoena they have a legal duty to appear as ordered by the Court. If they fail to appear the Court will determine whether to take action or not. Whether...

    7 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Lawyer told me this, but unsure if this is the case

    Asked by a user in Beaux Arts, WA - 9 months ago.

    You get 1/3 off of a sentence for "good time" upon entering the jail. If you behave it will not be taken away. The real question is why are you doing any jail time on a DWLS 3rd degree charge.

    5 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Vacate/expunge an infraction in district court

    Asked by a user in Seattle, WA - 9 months ago.

    No. The word expungement is used for criminal matters and trafic infractions are civil. One would have to bring a motion to set aside the finding of "committed" and it will be up to the court to...

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  • Do I really need an attorney for my domestic violence restraining order hearing?

    Asked by a user in Seattle, WA - 9 months ago.

    If there is a criminal charge pending against the individual then a prosecuting attorney will be asking the court to enforce the Court Order. If you are seeking a Temporary Order of Protection on...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • 2 years ago i was charged and convicted with a dui. am i looking at jail time

    Asked by a user in Bremerton, WA - over 2 years ago.

    For God's sake, do not go to the clerk's office tomorrow. You could be taken into custody on the spot without a good explanation for your failures to comply. Contact an attorney. We know which courts...

    4 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Can a person drive again in WA after a license suspension with a valid out-of-state license?

    Asked by a user in Seattle, WA - 9 months ago.

    No. Upon conviction his PRIVILEGE to drive in Washington is suspended or revoked. If this status remains in Washington then an out of state license will not allow him to drive in Washington....

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Drivers license is suspended and got pulled over and got dwls. this is my 5th one in a 10 yr period . what is going to happen

    Asked by a user in Puyallup, WA - 9 months ago.

    This is a complex question and the answer will depend upon information you have not provided. There are three degrees of DWLS. If you have 5 DWLS in the 3rd degree then you will not be re-suspended...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • What is a review hearing?

    Asked by a user in Auburn, WA - about 2 years ago.

    The first thing I need is some clarification. Was your DUI for alcohol or for drugs? If this review hearing is for an alleged violation, did they find ETOH (alcohol) or did they find drugs? If...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Would it help to pay off a pawn on a theft of a laptop case?

    Asked by a user in Mount Vernon, WA - over 2 years ago.

    First off do not admit to committing a crime anywhere, especially on a public website. It can be used against you in a court of law. It is a good idea to speak in the hypothetical. You need to...

    3 lawyers agreed with this answer

  • Where would i go to answer a bench warrant

    Asked by a user in Tacoma, WA - over 2 years ago.

    The obvious answer is the jurisdiction (Court) that issued the warrant. More importantly is what you do before you go in to quash the warrant. Preparation to present the Court with answers as to why...

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