Your child went to school in an unusually happy way this morning, and you thought that his months of rebellion were over. Unfortunately, the day didn't turn out the way you'd hoped. In the afternoon, a call came in to tell you your son had drugs on the school's campus. Now, he faces arrest.
While Washington does now allow for recreational marijuana usage, there are limits to even that. Did you know that you can still face a DUI if you smoke marijuana before you drive a vehicle? Yes, you can, and it's an interesting problem for police, since it's nearly impossible to prove impairment is a result of recent use.
One of the biggest concerns for people facing criminal charges what penalties they will have to deal with. These vary greatly from one case to another. As a defendant, one of the things that you have to do is to find out what is possible in your criminal case.
You admit that you had a fight with your spouse, but you don't believe it constituted as domestic violence. To start with, it was your spouse who attacked you. You defended yourself and attempted to leave. When you couldn't, it turned into a physical altercation.
Identity theft is a harmful crime that steals one person's identity for the benefit of another party. For example, if you take your friend's identification and credit cards, use them, and return them without your friend finding out, you committed identity theft while using the stolen documents.
You received a call in the middle of the night that your son had been arrested for breaking into a local business. You were shocked to say the least. Now, you know he's facing harsh penalties for what he's done.