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DUI Arrests and Blood Tests in Ellensburg

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Jan 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

Have you been investigated for, charged with, or found guilty of drunk driving in Ellensburg? As a consequence, you may have been ordered to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle. This can be the result of either an administrative hearing or criminal conviction related to a d...

DOL Adds New Way to Suspend Licenses

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Jan 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

DOL has several ways to suspend someones license.  View them here. Starting January 2023, they have a new way.  It is similar to the Too Many Tickets suspension, but with several key differences.  See DOLs information here.  While the Continuing Offenses (CO) suspension requires 6 moving violat...

Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer in Cle Elum

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Jan 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

What you think is just an argument can turn into something much more. Who knows what happened? A neighbor may hear raised voices and call the police. The police arrive and decide an argument ensued and so someone must be arrested for domestic violence. Domestic violence in Cle Elum carries seriou...

Understanding Criminal Procedure and Bail in Yakima

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Nov 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

What is bail in Yakima? Bail is a sum of money a defendant pays to be released from custody and remain in the community while their criminal matter is finalized. It is a form of pretrial release.  Bail acts as a deposit to ensure a defendant attends their court hearings. A defendant posts bail ...

Traffic Violations Defense Lawyer in Yakima

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Oct 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Traffic offenses in Yakima add up, and not just in terms of the financial impact. Each traffic violation adds to your driver's record, and that can lead to driver's license suspension among other consequences. Plus, some traffic violations are criminal offenses. If you ignore or do not fight traf...

Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer in Washington

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Oct 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

What you think is just an argument can turn into something much more. Who knows what happened? A neighbor may hear raised voices and call the police. The police arrive and decide an argument ensued and so someone must be arrested for domestic violence. Domestic violence in Washington carries seri...

Ellensburg Intoxicated Driving FAQ

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Oct 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

Driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), or driving under the influence (DUI) are all ways to describe the same thing: intoxicated driving. Intoxication may be the result of alcohol or another chemical substance (e.g., marijuana) or both. To be a criminal of...

Fire Danger

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Aug 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Each year we deal with significant fire danger in Eastern and Central Washington.  This year is no exception.  With the late spring rains, the grasses have grown thicker and taller than normal.  Now that it is hot and dry, we have a high chance of fires.  While we are all aware that cigarettes an...

Additional WSP Patrols for End of Summer

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Aug 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

WSP is planning additional patrols for the next month while they expect more traffic for for students moving and returning to WSU.  They will be watching for speeding and cellphone use while driving.  The speeding limit is 70 MPH for most of the trip to WSU, but remember that if there is a traile...

Watershed Weekend

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Aug 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

It was a very busy weekend on I90 with Watershed traffic.  Not only was there a lot of people headed east for the normal weekend fun, but the music festival brought a lot of others to the road.  There were a lot of law enforcement officers on the road writing tickets and enforcing the rules of th...

How Covid has Affected Courts in Washington?

Posted by Joyce Heritage | Sep 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Each court is handling the pandemic in their own way.  Some courts are continuing on as if nothing has changed.  Other courts are delayed by months and struggling with the issues that Covid has left us with.  In general, we see that courts are nearly back to normal, with the exception of the fo...

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We serve counties and cities throughout Washington State, including Kittitas, Benton, Chelan, Okanogan, Othello, Ritzville, Spokane, Walla Walla, and Yakima. Contact Heritage Law Office for more information.

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