Legal Blog

17
Apr

Habitual Traffic Offender in Washington State

Habitual Offender Driver’s License Status in Washington — What to Know and How to Deal with it. As an experienced traffic lawyer in Vancouver, WA, I know it is very easy to make mistakes while driving. However, if you make too many mistakes over the course of a five-year period you can be found to be a “Habitual Traffic Offender’

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1
Mar

Felony Sentencing Under Washington State Law

As a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Vancouver, WA, I often get asked about felony sentencing. Felony Sentencing under Washington State law can be a complicated proposition. This article is meant to give a general overview of Felony sentencing in Washington. For a more detailed analysis, please contact the Law Office of Nicholas Wood, P.S. and schedule a consultation. Felony Sentencing

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13
Feb

Child Support Process in Washington State

How Washington State determines child support payments ​As a child support lawyer in Vancouver, WA, I’ve seen my share of child support and custody battles. Below describes how Washington State law determines the appropriate amount of child support to be paid each month by the non-custodial parent. A parent’s child support obligation in Washington State is based primarily on the

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4
Feb

What is the process of a criminal trial in Vancouver, WA?

A criminal trial can be one of the most stressful experiences in your life. A jury of six (District Court trial) or twelve (Superior Court trial) or judge (if you elect to waive your right to a jury) determining if you committed a crime or crimes. The prosecution has the burden of proving your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, unless

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10
Jan

Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

No one enters into a marriage thinking that they are going to get divorced.  However, the sad truth is that a significant number of marriages in the United States end in divorce for a variety of reasons.  If you are in a situation where divorce becomes a reality, then you need to think about how this will affect you in

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8
Jan

Obtaining or Defending a Domestic Violence Protection Order in Washington State

As an attorney, I have been involved in Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) litigation on both sides in multiple jurisdictions in Washington State. What I have learned is that jurisdictions vary greatly in regards to the amount of time, and the type of evidence that they will entertain in evaluating the merits of a Domestic Violence Protection Order case. Some

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27
Dec

DUI Lawyer Vancouver. Getting a DUI, what should I do?

If getting a DUI, stop reading and call 24/7: 360-869-0699 You are out and about, having a good evening with friends, family or both. There is laughing, great conversation and, like in many social settings, drinking adult beverages. You don’t feel like you are “drunk”, but maybe you feel “buzzed” or you aren’t 100% sure how you feel. Though you

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