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Facing a Felony in Washington

Facing a Felony Charge in Washington State

If you've been accused of a felony offense, your reputation, career, and personal relationships will be at stake as you face the possibility of heavy fines and imprisonment in state prison if convicted. Mounting an effective defense against felony charges can be highly complex, and you will need the right attorney to help you navigate the process and charge. Do not wait to pursue legal counsel from an experienced criminal defense attorney. Pewitt Law offers a free consultation to review your felony charges.

Felony Classifications in Washington State

In addition to the three main classes of felonies (A, B, and C), these types of offenses are further classified by their level of seriousness. In Washington State, your prior criminal history (if any) and the felony classification of the charge you are facing affect the penalties imposed based on corresponding sentencing guidelines.

If you are facing a felony charge, it is important to hire an experience criminal defense lawyer who is familiar with Washington State law and who will vigorously fight for you. Attorney Sheri Pewitt has handled many hundreds of cases through all phases of the criminal process and is prepared to use her experience and knowledge on your behalf.

Ethical, Competent & Courageous Counsel

Ms. Pewitt believes everyone deserves competent and compassionate legal representation, which is why she treats each client on an individual basis. She sees the person, not the charge. When you come to Pewitt Law, you will experience firsthand the level of commitment required to effectively challenge felony charges – even when the odds seem stacked against you.

Amendment IV

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment VI

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.