Unreasonable Probation

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Unreasonable Probation

In a unanimous decision on February 1, 2018, the Washington Supreme Court agreed with Mr. Weaver’s interpretation of the SSOSA statute, reversing the Court of Appeals in State v. Petterson. Mr. Weaver, who has represented Mr. Petterson for over a decade, argued that the probation officer had placed unreasonable probation conditions on him and those conditions should be reviewable by the trial judge. In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court agreed.

About the Author:

Thomas Weaver
For over 24 years, Tom Weaver has aggressively and conscientiously represented people accused of crimes in Kitsap, Pierce, Mason and Thurston counties. He has handled over 200 trials of crimes as varied as murder, child molestation, rape, assault, domestic violence, robbery, delivery of drugs, possession of firearms, theft, forgery, and DUI. Before you talk to the police, talk to Tom.