When a person in Spokane is charged with a drug crime, whether the drugs are narcotics, illegally obtained prescription drugs, or methamphetamine, it can be a very confusing and stressful time. Individuals in these situations may not understand the severity of the situation they're in. But, in fact, over the past twenty to thirty years, the penalties associated with drug charges have become more and more serious.
June 2017 Archives
What if you or someone you loved were being attacked? You may need to take defensive measures, even if it means harming the attacker, in order to save your life or the life of a loved one. Such situations can be traumatizing, but what a person in such a situation should not have to fear is that they will face criminal charges as a result.
Does a slap on the backside constitute assault in the fourth-degree with sexual motivation? A district court had said "yes," and now municipal courts in Spokane may do the same.
Being accused of any crime is a monumental moment in any person's life, and not in a good way. Criminal charges can change your life and make it very difficult to ever lead the life that you wanted before the charges came down. Depending on the charge, the penalties and indirect consequences of the crime will vary. With drunk driving or drugged driving charges, the consequences can be severe.