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  • Wondering if I should pursue this because I just feel shunned by amtrak

    I am disabled and I was put on a train for almost 3 days with no handicap amenities including a bathroom so I couldn't do all my "business" not to mention other issues including made to climb stairs with only 1 railing which is almost impossible f...

    Josephine’s Answer

    You need to file a formal complaint with Amtrak. Contact me if you need assistance

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  • Looking for an attorney to represent my fiancé regarding her sexual assault case.

    My fiancé (8 months pregnant) was sexually assaulted while recieving a prenatal massage in Vancouver. We filed a police report and a detective from major crimes in Vancouver is working the case. The therapist in question, has two other sep...

    Josephine’s Answer

    I handle these kinds of cases here in Clark county. Please contact me if you need more help

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  • Fiance just got his 3rd dui. we are trying deferred prosecution, he has done everything required on release.

    he also has a DOL hearing we are low income and he needs to be able to work. this is his 3rd DUI he is on medication as required by the court and has a blow in go in his car. what are his options for keeping his licence and what can we expect leg...

    Josephine’s Answer

    He may at risk for assignment as a habitual traffic offender by department of licensing. He has limited time to request a hearing. He needs to seek legal advice for both the criminal case and the civil DOL case

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  • Regarding a DUI

    Son with DUI, hasn't had sentence court yet, driving last night with expired insurance (2 wks ago) and car ran into pole in construction zone...not drinking and witnesses but car was towed this morning and currently at Sheriffs office for him to c...

    Josephine’s Answer

    He should not go get it. Someone else needs to go and he needs an attorney

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  • I was convicted of theft I (3x) in Oregon back in April 2009. Just got off probation and I want to hunt again. Can I get guns?

    Live in WA now, wanting to get expunged. How do I? Do it through county convicted or current residence? Need a lawyer? Who do I petition?

    Josephine’s Answer

    Gun rights are forfeited on felonies and DV crimes. Not misdemeanors.

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  • If my husband flees the state, can I be charged if I go with him?

    He's got 3 felonys & 1 dws pending. The felonys ate 1) attempt to elude 2) possession meth 3) intent to delive heroine & meth

    Josephine’s Answer

    Yes. If you assist him. You can be charged with rendering criminal assistance

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  • Friend and I were set up got arrested for pcs meth. cops leave bag of drugs accidentally at scene can we still b charged?

    An informant set us up

    Josephine’s Answer

    • Selected as best answer

    You got arrested for meth. But cops left the meth behind?
    Might be hard for them to prove the case

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  • Washington State DUI Charge for a 20 y/o , .135 BAC What did i get myself into?

    I have no traffic tickets/accidents and no criminal record. I don't party and I don't drink often. I did get pretty drunk off some wine, and got myself a fat dui. It was a very icy night and I hit some ice, bounced off a curb and screwed up my tir...

    Josephine’s Answer

    There are two consequences. Civil and criminal. Depending on the case you may be able to get criminal charge reduced the civil consequence is a 90 day suspension. You should talk with an attorney

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  • Why is there no bail for a PSP 2 and if the charge came today while in custody then why is he on Fridays docket and not tomorrow

    My boyfriend charged with DWS 1 and criminal impersonation. Posted bail yesterday, went to conditions this morning and now a PSP 2 added with no bail and court not till Friday.

    Josephine’s Answer

    Did the new charge result from a new date? New set if circumstances? They may be considering the charge as a violation of the supervised release conditions

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  • Do I need an attorney at 1st court hearing if I were to plead 'not guilty'?

    for 3rd dgr theft. What is most likely be my penalty if I plead 'guilty'. I have no record. This is my 1st and will forever be my last offence.

    Josephine’s Answer

    Plead not guilty. You may be eligible for diversion which would keep your record clear

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