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Washington Criminal Lawyers

Washington State Criminal Defense

We are a results-oriented criminal defense law firm serving Washington State.

It’s “only” a misdemeanor. That thought should not be crossing your mind. Whether you are facing an infraction, a misdemeanor, or a felony, it is important to fight for your rights and record. Any type of case could negatively impact your life. It is understandable and typical to feel nervous, alone, and embarrassed when being accused of something.

Our Washington State criminal attorneys understand what you are going through and are here to help you through these difficult times. With a free consultation just a phone call away, there is no reason for you to not know what to do.

It is important to take all Washington criminal charges seriously because the forces working against you surely are. The prosecutor, the police, and their experts will work hard and as a team to make sure they get a criminal conviction from your case. This can feel very daunting and some people just want to give up.

Even if you think you are guilty, it is important that you hire an experienced defense attorney to investigate and analyze your case. A Washington defense attorney from our office will fight to protect your rights and work to minimize the repercussion.

In Washington, a criminal conviction of any type has serious consequences. Whether your case is in King County, Snohomish County, Pierce County, Whatcom County, Skagit County, or Kitsap County, the punishment can range from jail, fines, and probation, to loss of drivers licenses, loss of gun rights, no contact orders, and court ordered treatment sessions.

While these are some of the consequences that the court may impose, the ramifications of a criminal conviction go beyond. Many types of criminal convictions will automatically disqualify you for certain types of careers and in other instances, even if it doesn’t technically disqualify you, it is doubtful an employer would hire you.

A criminal conviction can even impact your ability to travel and rent a place to live! These consequences are just the tip of the iceberg.

The vast majority of people facing a criminal law charge in Washington are not bad people. They simply made a mistake, which everyone has previously done to some varying degree. Simply because you made a mistake, it does not mean you should be punished for the rest of your life.

Obviously, if the mistake was the Officer’s and not yours, it is an even more infuriating and frightening position to be in. No matter who is at fault, it is important to take the accusations against you seriously and contact an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible to discuss your options.

Some cases have time sensitive issues that need to be addressed early in the process, sometimes even before you are charged. An experienced attorney will make sure you do not miss a deadline and face additional, avoidable consequences.

Our Washington criminal lawyers serve clients in Bellevue, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Olympia, Mount Vernon, and Bellingham.  We handle all Washington State District Court and Municipal Court cases.  If you are being charged in one of our many Washington Municipal Courts or any local county District Court, you are being charged with one or more misdemeanors.

These courts do not have jurisdiction to hear felony cases.  All felony cases are filed in the local Washington State Superior Court.  Each county in Washington has it's own Superior Court.  We also handle most felony cases.  Our defense attorneys have experience in most courts in Western Washington, along with a few in Eastern Washington too.

Everyone facing criminal charges have questions even if they don’t even know what to ask. With a free consultation available now, there is no reason you should sleep one more night not knowing what to do.