Firearms Rights Restoration

There are several ways a person can lose their right to possess a firearm and each has their own specific procedure for getting those rights reinstated. But the restoration of firearms rights is a complicated business with intricacies, caveats and exceptions too...

New Jail in Whatcom County

Whatcom County has been wrangling about a new jail – including a failed proposition for a sales tax increase to fund it. I thought it might be a good time to share a few thoughts from a criminal defense attorney’s perspective. First, on the larger issue of the...

Terminating Sex Offender Registration

Terminating sex offender registration requirement is an important step toward re-integrating a convicted sex offender back into society and and normalizing that person’s life.  Particularly for those who made a mistake in their youth or even as an adult,...

Dealing with Extraditable Arrest Warrants

Q: I have an extraditable warrant in NY but live in WA. Could this be handled from WA? Is a federal public defender an option?: Its a felony drug warrant for possession. I have no prior drug charges. I am from and currently reside in Washington state. Michael’s...
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