Monthly Archives: February 2013

Subject in a Grand Jury Investigation

The prosecution has broad discretion in requesting a grand injury investigation of certain individuals who may be suspect or have additional investigation in a criminal matter. If you are a subject in a grand jury investigation, it is in your … Continue reading

Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Testify at Grand Jury

The decision of whether or not to testify at a grand jury hearing is very important and will affect your future. Before making this important decision, it is in your best interest to first consult with a King County criminal … Continue reading

Testifying at your DUI trial: your lawyer’s questions

One of the most important decisions you and your Auburn DUI lawyer need to make during your DUI trial is whether it is in your best interest to testify at your own trial. If you decide that it is, your … Continue reading

Prosecution’s Defense of Officer’s Administration of Field Sobriety Tests

If you were administered a field sobriety test during your DUI arrest, your King County DUI defense attorney will do everything possible to discredit the validity of the test results and the administration of the test. In response, the prosecutor … Continue reading

Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test

The horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) test is considered to be one of the most reliable forms of field sobriety tests used by law enforcement in determining whether a driver is under the influence of alcohol. However, this test is not … Continue reading

What Your Subpoena Means

A King County domestic violence lawyer will want to know your status if you have been subpoenaed in a criminal case. Are you a target, subject, or witness in an investigation?   Federal categories During a grand jury investigation the … Continue reading

The Vital Roles of Grand Juries

A King County domestic violence lawyer wants you to know how grand juries operate, and how this may affect your particular case. A grand jury has two main functions, depending on the jurisdiction and type of case. These main duties … Continue reading