Tacoma DUI Lawyers on the Rising Blood Alcohol Defense

Contrary to common perception, an arrest for DUI need not automatically lead to a guilty plea or conviction. Depending on the facts and circumstances of your case, an experienced DUI attorney Tacoma can explore a number of possible defenses that may create doubt as to the viability of the prosecution’s case. Blood Alcohol Level at Time of Driving vs. at the Time of Testing The law proscribes operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than 0.08 percent. One problem in making that determinatio[...]

What Will Happen If I’m Arrested? Our Tacoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain

For criminal defendants, their journey through the criminal justice system begins the moment they are arrested. In order to make your case go as smoothly as possible, you should be represented by Tacoma criminal defense lawyers during all stages of your case from the initial arrest up through the subsequent trial. Contact Tacoma Criminal Defense Lawyers To learn more about your rights, contact the Tacoma criminal defense lawyers from Greene & Lloyd, PLLC at (253) 770-0808.[...]

A Tacoma WA DUI Attorney Looks at Reasonable Suspicion in DUI Cases

In this article, a Tacoma WA DUI attorney examines the issue of reasonable suspicion in a DUI stop. They Can’t Stop You on a Whim In order for a police officer to pull you over, he or she must have a solid reason to believe that you are in violation of the law. They usually base this decision on the evidence of their own eyes. In other words, there must be a “reasonable suspicion” of wrongdoing before a legitimate stop can be made. What Constitutes Reasonable Suspicion There is considerab[...]

If My Case Does Not Settle

When you are seeking compensation for an injury, you should ask your Pierce County personal injury attorney what will happen if your case does not settle. While most insurance companies prefer to settle a case before they go to court, it is still possible that your attorney will have to take your case to the “next level” to ensure that you receive compensation for your injuries. What Happens If the Insurance Company Will Not Agree to a Settlement Amount? If your attorney and the insurance c[...]

Pierce County Criminal Attorney on Voir Dire

Voir dire, French for “to speak the truth,” is a phase of a DUI trial where the attorneys for each side and the court have the opportunity to examine the prospective jurors for their qualifications and suitability to decide the case. While individuals may be excluded for cause or by either side without stating a reason through a peremptory challenge, voir dire is an important time for counsel to create a positive impact on those who will sit on the jury. One Chance to Make a First Impression[...]

Pierce County Criminal Attorney on Money Laundering

A Pierce County criminal attorney may be able to clear up some of the misconceptions surrounding the crime of money laundering. Money laundering is a popular topic among the media, but it is nonetheless poorly understood. The International Monetary Fund estimates that anywhere between $600 and $1.5 trillion is laundered each year. Money laundering may seem like a complicated term, but it simply applies to any attempt to conceal the source, destination or identity of money that was obtained illeg[...]

Pierce County Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Unreported Income

Pierce County personal injury lawyers can explain how to handle unreported income when seeking damages in your case. As part of the damages in your personal injury case after a motor vehicle accident, you will be entitled to compensation for your injuries, damage to property, and any economic loss from being unable to work. It is not difficult to show how much income you have lost from regular paychecks. But if you have earned income and it was never reported to the Internal Revenue Service, it [...]

Tacoma Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Lost Wages and Earnings

Serious car accidents can cause many types of economic loss including general and special damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, and loss of use of your vehicle. Loss of wages is one of the most common claims that attorneys file on behalf of their clients because, after a serious accident, people cannot attend work and need to be compensated for the earnings that they otherwise would have had. If you lost money because of another person's negligence, a Tacoma personal injury lawyer can be [...]