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Washington and Latest Research Agree about Child Custody

Over the decades, many studies on children and divorce report children usually do better with two parents. And in fact, Washington and most other states try to give children a chance of having both parents in their lives. Two Parents Are Better for the Child in Most Cases What works best for divorcing adults? How will single parenthood affect their…

Blocking a Report of Domestic Violence is a Crime

In Washington State, it is a crime to get in the way of someone who is trying to report domestic violence, at least in certain situations. It is easy enough to imagine cases where stopping somebody from calling the police about domestic violence should be okay, such as blocking a friend’s April Fools’ Day prank. More seriously, after a jury…

A Look at Domestic Violence Cases in Washington State

If you drive about 300 miles east of Port Orchard, you will arrive in Spokane County. According to a recent news report, officials there are puzzled by a significant increase in the number of people asking for legal protection orders because of domestic violence. Authorities say the number of people seeking legal protection orders has surged to more than 500 a…

Report: Breath Tests in DUI Cases often Unreliable

22-Nov-2019 | Criminal Defense, DUI
From Port Orchard to Pensacola and from Phoenix to Peoria – and everywhere in between – more than a million people in the U.S. are arrested for drunk driving each year. Most of those drivers are asked to blow into a device that tests their breath to determine their level of impairment. If you blow into the machine, it is likely to…

Self-Checkout Systems and the Advent of Shoplifting Machines

23-Oct-2019 | Criminal Defense
As retailers continue to explore methods to reduce payroll while keeping inventory shrinkage under control, the latest innovation might accomplish one goal while failing at the second. The self-checkout system is a technological innovation you’ve likely seen in retail stores both large and small. Banks of these units are generally monitored by video surveillance or a roaming attendant or both.…

Jeniece LaCross, Attorney At Law

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