If you are under arrest, have been accused of a crime, or are under suspicion for a Washington State or federal offense, you have a serious problem. It is important that you begin your defense immediately and give your lawyer the opportunity to build the strongest possible case on your behalf. How do you choose from the many Seattle criminal defense attorneys?
Legal Connection is a quick and confidential way to find the right criminal defense lawyer.
In the privacy of your home, you can describe your situation and submit it to Legal Connection. Within a short time you will be contacted by criminal defense lawyers who have the experience you need and are prepared to take your case.
Do not make any statement to law enforcement officials or investigators until talking to a criminal defense attorney.
Do you know what to do if you are arrested? Early mistakes made by defendants often permanently damage their cases. Exercise your constitutional right to remain silent. Let your lawyer speak on your behalf.
You want a Seattle criminal attorney familiar with the court where your case will be handled.
In addition to state and federal laws some offenses are subject to municipal regulations. An arrest for shoplifting in Bellevue may be handled very differently than an arrest involving the same charge in Kirkland or Redmond. DUI arrest procedures in Seattle may vary from those in Woodinville. The prosecutor handling felony theft charges in King County may be more likely to offer reduced charges than one in Tacoma. It is important that your criminal lawyer be familiar with the courts where your case will be handled.
Your defense lawyer should have the specific experience you need
Through Legal Connection you can find a lawyer with the criminal law experience you need to protect your rights, whether you were stopped for DUI, arrested for shoplifting, or are involved in a federal conspiracy investigation. Our attorneys are prepared to help people facing charges including:
- Drunk Driving: driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) or driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs (DWAI)
- Drug Charges: marijuana possession, intent to distribute cocaine, trafficking, illegal sale of prescription drugs
- Assault: assault and battery, sexual assault, rape
- Property Crime: auto theft, burglary, robbery, shoplifting
- White Collar Crime: fraud, embezzlement, employee theft, securities violations, Internet crime
Whether you face felony or misdemeanor charges under federal or Washington law you should get advice from a criminal lawyer before making a statement. Your attorney will analyze the evidence being used against you, the record of police procedure in your arrest and questioning, and your legal options in light of your personal goals. It is important that you work with a criminal defense lawyer you are comfortable with and who communicates clearly with you about the criminal charges you face and possible consequences.
LegalConnection's Seattle criminal defense lawyers represent clients in communities including Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, and King County.