Teenage Boy Drinking Beer and Spilling While Driving Car Concept of First DUI Offense.

First DUI Offense? What You Need to Know.

If you or someone you know is facing their first DUI offense, it is important to understand that the potential penalties can be severe. But there is good news: statistically speaking, someone facing a first offense for Driving Under the Influence (DU… Read More
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Categories: DUI / Drunk Driving
Broken glass black door of the shop concept of burglary trespassing.

Burglary and Trespassing Laws in Washington State

Burglary is a serious crime that carries severe penalties. If you have been charged with burglary or another breaking and entering offense, experienced legal representation is critical. When you work with the Campbell Law Firm, I will analyze your si… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Minor in Possession (MIP) Laws and Penalties

Minor in Possession (MIP) Laws and Penalties

Washington state’s Minor in Possession (MIP) law makes it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to possess, consume, or otherwise acquire alcohol. Violation of Washington state’s MIP law is a gross misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $5,0… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Protestors arrested for disorderly conduct.

Disorderly Conduct in Washington State

Disorderly conduct is one of the most common criminal charges in Washington state. It is a misdemeanor offense and, compared to other crimes, many people view it as a relatively minor offense. However, a conviction carries a sentence of up to 90 days… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Armed resident ready to use of force in self-defense to protect themselves against robber

What is Lawful Use of Force in Self Defense?

Under Washington state law, a person can lawfully use force to defend themselves, to defend others, and to defend their property. But for the use of force to be lawful, the person claiming self-defense cannot use more force than is necessary, and the… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Harassment and Stalking

Harassment and Stalking in Washington State

Harassment and stalking are ongoing problems in the Pacific Northwest. These allegations often come up because of a misunderstanding, as an outgrowth of bullying, or when online interactions become personal. If you are facing allegations of stalking… Read More
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Categories: Criminal Defense
Protect Your Assets

Protect Your Assets from Creditors

A properly prepared estate plan is the blueprint for distributing your assets upon your death. Your estate plan also provides guidance about who will handle your financial and legal affairs if you cannot manage them yourself and gives instructions to… Read More
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Having the Difficult Estate Planning Conversation with Your Family

No matter what your age or stage is in life, it is important to have an estate plan that is written down and properly executed. While many people are reluctant to discuss their estate plan with their family and loved ones, having that conversation is… Read More
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Proving Undue Influence

Proving Undue Influence in Washington

In general, a person has the right to distribute their property any way they wish. When a person executes a will, the will is presumed to be valid. But what happens when family members or would-be heirs or beneficiaries suspect that the will does not… Read More
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Gavel in front of a pistol.

Attorney for Restoration of Gun Rights

Criminal charges carry the possibility for serious penalties, including fines, court costs, and the possibility of jail time. A criminal conviction also can bring with it the loss of civil rights, including the right to own a gun. If you were convict… Read More
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