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Circumstances that Affect Your DUI-Penalties are severe for driving under the influence.

  Penalties are severe for driving under the influence. Should you be arrested, fines, jail time, and mandatory classes are just some of the possible penalties. How you are charged can be affected by certain circumstances.   Prior Co

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Contempt of Court – The Basics in Divorce or Family Law Cases (Adapted from NW Justice Project) Part IV – The court finds contempt

Part I defined contempt as intentionally disobeying a court order. A family law attorney is your best resource for determining if contempt is appropriate in your case. Part II provided questions to answer with your family law attorney to determine i

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Contempt of Court – The Basics in Divorce or Family Law Cases (Adapted from NW Justice Project) Part III – The risks of filing for contempt

Part I defined contempt as intentionally disobeying a court order. A family law attorney is your best resource for determining if contempt is appropriate in your case. Part II provided questions to answer with your family law attorney to determine i

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Contempt of Court – The Basics in Divorce or Family Law Cases (Adapted from NW Justice Project) PART II – Is contempt the right choice?

Part I defined contempt as intentionally disobeying a court order. A family law attorney is your best resource for determining if contempt is appropriate in your case. Before your family law lawyer and you decide to seek action for contempt there are q

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Contempt of Court – The Basics in Divorce or Family Law Cases (Adapted from NW Justice Project)

PART I – What is contempt and how to prove it The first thing secured in a Family Law or Divorce case is an order of the court. When the other party doesn’t follow that order, an action for contempt may be the next step. Several factors need to

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Washington's New Grandparent and Relative Visitation Right Law

Up until recently the right of other individuals to establish visitation rights with a minor child has been very limited in Washington. However, effective June 7, 2018, Washington has a new law (Chapter 26.11 Revised Code Of Washington) that allows f

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What to Do When You are Arrested

Being arrested is a highly stressful situation, but there are a few things you need to remember. Staying calm and following these tips will help your case move as smoothly as possible: Do Not Use Force It can be tempting to struggle when you are

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5 Things to Discuss with Your Divorce Lawyer

When you are going through a divorce, it is critical to hire a divorce lawyer to look out for your best interests. When you meet with a lawyer at Morse Bratt Andrews & Terry LLP, here are four things you should discuss: Division of Assets and De

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Preparing for Divorce Court – Essential Tips

Divorce is not easy for anyone. Emotions run high, and you may wind up doing things that you will later regret. When preparing for divorce court, it is critical to maintain your composure and follow these tips to ensure that you come out on the other s

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Turn to a Reputable Lawyer to Write Your Living Trust

When it comes to estate planning, many people think about writing their revocable living trust on their own. The truth is, even with programs like Legal Zoom, there are many pitfalls to legal do it yourself (DIY). While the initial cost may not be as m

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