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Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo

Olympia DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. Grand jury

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Aaron A Pelley
    2. Okorie Okorocha
    3. John Thomas Floyd III
    4. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    5. Alexander Thomas Henderson
    6. ···
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    Governed under Chapter 10.27 RCW Grand juries – criminal investigationsA "grand jury" consists of twelve persons, is impaneled by a superior court and constitutes a part of such court. The functions of a grand jury are to hear, examine and investigate evidence concerning criminal activity and corruption and to take action with respect to such evidence. The grand jury shall operate as a whole and not by committee.

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  2. Smoke bombs

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Aaron A Pelley
    2. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    3. John Thomas Floyd III
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    Looking at The Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 212-17-050 Firework device chemical content, construction. All consumer fireworks devices shall meet the following chemical content, design, and construction requirements. (1) Prohibited chemicals. Fireworks devices shall not contain any of the following chemicals: (c) Chlorates, except: (i) In colored smoke mixtures in which an equal or greater amount of sodium bicarbonate is included; (iii) In...

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  3. Text recording

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Gurjit S Pandher
    3. Brian Michael Sullivan
    4. Jessica Ann Foley
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    I concur- in addition you should also be aware that Effective January 1, 2008, A new section is added to chapter 46.61 RCW to read as follows: (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a person operating a moving motor vehicle who, by means of an electronic wireless communications device, other than a voice-activated global positioning or navigation system that is permanently affixed to the vehicle, sends, reads, or writes a text message, is guilty of a traffic infraction. A...

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  4. DUI and drugs

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Douglas R. Hyldahl
    2. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
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    DUI Law in Washington State is generally broken down into three different charges: Driving Under the Influence A driver is considered guilty of this charge if he or she is Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs and, has a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 or higher within two hours of driving, is affected by either alcohol or drugs, or is affected by both alcohol and drugs. Physical Control of Vehicle Under the Influence A driver is considered guilty of this...

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  5. I need advice concerning landlord tenant rights.

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Elizabeth Rankin Powell
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    What will govern is Chapter 59.18 RCW Residential landlord-tenant act- In particular RCW 59.18.070 Landlord – Failure to perform duties – Notice from tenant – Contents – Time limits for landlord's remedial action. If at any time during the tenancy the landlord fails to carry out the duties required by RCW 59.18.060 or by the rental agreement, the tenant may, in addition to pursuit of remedies otherwise provided him by law, deliver written notice to the person designated in *RCW 59.18.060(...

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  6. Always drunk in bar

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    1 lawyer answer

    From your question you stated that your husband was punched and dented his car. Contacting your insurance company regarding damages to your husband's car, typically will require that a police report was filled out. If the police was called were charges filed against the man who punched your husband? Clearly on the other hand, If any criminal charges were filed against YOUR husband, definitley consult with a criminal law attroney. On the civil side, your husband could proceed in initiating an...

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  7. DUI with no Miranda rights

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Robert S. McKay
    3. Bert W. Cohen
    4. Okorie Okorocha
    5. C. Logan McKechnie
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    A preliminary motions should be filed to suppress statements on failure to give Miranda rights. In addition contest the constitutionality of the stop, the administration and manner of roadside tests and use of the portable breath test. the constitutionality of the probable cause to arrest, lack of providing Miranda rights, the constitutionality of any search and seizure issue, and the admissibility of the breath test machine (BAC). Feel free to call my office for a complimentary consultation.

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  8. Stopped under false pretext

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Robert S. McKay
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    Washington State law enforcement do not want you to know about the mistakes made during a DUI stop. One of them is when the officer stops a vehicle based on a misperceived violation of a law. The officer must be right about theri own legal interpretation. There must be an actual traffic violation or an articulable suspicion of a crime. An officer makes another mistake when stopping a vehicle without being able to identify it as the one actually committing a traffic infraction. Officers must be...

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  9. Answering an officer

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Brian Michael Sullivan
    3. Garth D O'Brien
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    Actually, Washington law enforcement don't want you to know about the mistakes made during a DUI stop. Here are some examples: Stopping a vehicle without an articulable suspicion. An officer can not stop a person just because they think an individual is suspicious. Another one is an officer basing an arrest on the statements of the driver alone. The officer must have independent evidence to corroborate these statements. Another one is keeping a driver longer than is reasonable to investigate....

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  10. Buying wine for kids

    Answered almost 7 years ago.

    1. Sharon Elizabeth Chirichillo
    2. Robert S. McKay
    3. Laura L Mancuso
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    Having an individual's own child at home supervised by a parent is not a criminal offense. However, furnishing alcohol to other minors is a criminal offense. Keep in mind that there could be considerable civil consequences as well.

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