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Happy New Year

By Rob | January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

My office would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy New Year!

Drive carefully this holiday season.

By Rob | December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please drive carefully during the holiday season. It doesn’t take many drinks to get over the legal limit of 0.08%. It doesn’t take much marijuana to get over the 5 nanograms limit. Special DUI task force police patrols are out strictly enforcing the drug DUI and alcohol DUI laws between now and a week after…

December 6, 2012–Legalized marijuana (up to 28 grams) for adults over 21. Also strict DUI liability with 5 nanograms or higher

By Rob | November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

December 6, 2012, marijuana use and possession (up to 28 grams-1 oz) legalized for adults 21 and older. Also strict DUI liability for drivers stopped with 5 nanograms or higher of active THC in their blood. Persons over 21 currently charged with Possession of Marijuana should contact their prosecuting attorney agency to request immediate dismissal…

November 11,2012–Request dismissal of current Possesssion of Marijuana charges if over age 21.

By Rob | November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

November 11,2012–Adults over age 21 currently charged with Possession of Marijuana (under 28 grams-1 oz) in Washington should immediately contact their prosecuting attorney agency to request dismissal of their charges. King and Pierce county prosecutors are already automatically dismissing these charges.

October 1,2012, fee Increase for Wash St Dept of Licensing administrative driver license suspension hearings

By Rob | September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Effective October 1,2012, the Washington State Dept of Licensing (DOL) will increase its fee charged for DOL Administrative Driver License Suspension/Revocation telephone hearings to $350.00.

October 1,2012,Wash St Dept of Licensing fee increase for individual driving records

By Rob | August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Effective October 1,2012, the Washington State Department of Licensing will increase its fee charged for individual driving records to $13.00

Shoreline YWCA Teen Court

By Rob | July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Attorney Paul Hanson has just finished his 12th year as an attorney volunteer for the Shoreline YWCA Teen Court program held in the Snohomish County District Court (South Division) courthouse in Lynnwood. The Shoreline YWCA teen court program is part of a national teen court program set up where real High School students hold teenage…

26th Annual Law Day at SCDC (South Division)

By Rob | May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Attorney Paul Hanson is volunteering his services for the 26th time for the annual Snohomish County District Court (South Division) in Lynnwood for 900 fifth graders from local Edmonds School District elementary schools. He has recruited fellow local attorneys to once again put on mock criminal trials with the 5th graders participating as “judges”, “prosecutors”,…

New Ignition Interlock Devices rules in 2011

By Rob | February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

New Washington State Legislation enacted in 2011 now affects all DUI convicted drivers currently required to have installed ignition interlock devices for specific periods of time.. Such drivers will not be able to remove their Dept of Licensing required ignition interlock devices, even after the time periods have expired, until they have also gone at…

Deferred Prosecution Treatment Requirements for Snohomish County District Court

By Rob | February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Snohomish County District Court (4 Divisions) require all defendants submitting petitions for deferred prosecutions to have completed at least 36 hours of Phase I intensive outpatient treatment.