Students are out of school for summer break, which increases the chances that children are left home along for periods of time. Leaving a child home alone isn’t an easy decision for any parent, even with a fully capable child and when your trip to the store is just going to last a few minutes. […]

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The Washington State Legislature made some changes to the cyber stalking law by renaming the crime Cyber Harassment and increasing the penalties. According the criminal defense attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno, Cyber Harassment has serious consequences for both victim and the accused. According to the new crime of Cyber Harassment found in SB 5628, a […]

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It is not uncommon to see a shopping cart on the side of the road, in a park, or on a public right of way. It did not get there by accident. A common question is whether removing a shopping cart from a store or the parking lot of origin is a crime. We asked […]

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If you have been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI) you are facing one of the most serious traffic offenses. If your BAC level is .08 or greater, you are facing two cases that you must defend. The first is the actual criminal charges filed in court. The second is an administrative license suspension or revocation by the […]

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Drunk driving is a continuing problem during the holiday season that begins during Thanksgiving week and extends through New Year’s Day. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 40% of traffic-related deaths during Christmas and New Year’s involve drivers who are impaired, which is a 12% increase over the rest of […]

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Even though many businesses and services are shut down by Governor Inslee’s Stay at Home order, law enforcement continues to patrol the roadways, and arrests will continue for those suspected of driving while in under the influence.  Attorneys defending your rights are considered Essential Workers by the Governor for a reason! If your charged with […]

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The Washington State Legislature is considering a change to the definition of “Theft” as defined in RCW 9A.56.020.  Currently, Theft means To wrongfully obtain or exert unauthorized control over the property or services of another or the value thereof, with intent to deprive him or her of such property or services; or By color or aid […]

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Can Bicyclists Be Charged With DUI? Labor Day Weekend is the last holiday before students return to school. Labor Day is the last holiday of the summer. Labor Day is generally celebrated with family and friends at a BBQ.  The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno want to remind our community to drive safely, stay alert, […]

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What Rights are you waiving by joining CCAT? That should be your first question before sighing up with the Centralia Police Department’s new initiative to combat car thefts, the Centralia Combating Auto Theft (“CCAT”) program. Participants can register their vehicle’s information with the department, and by doing so, authorizes a stop of that vehicle anytime […]

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The holiday season means a lot of traveling and fun with family and friends. It also means the driving conditions become dangerous because of traffic congestion, rain, snow, and slippery leaves on the roadway. The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno want to remind you to drink responsibly and stay focused on road conditions and avoid […]

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