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Legal Question: Dismissed Charges

On my dismissal papers, what does “city moves to dismiss charges in the interest of justice” mean?

It means the prosecutor is dropping the charges. “In the interest of justice” is a generic phrase that could mean anything or nothing.

Arrest Warrants

Arrest warrants are issued by judges when a person is wanted by the police for the commission of a…

Alternatives To Jail Time

The Bellingham Municipal Court system has approved the use of home detention and other…