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After an arrest contact us within 48 hours

Our Process

If you are arrested and are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you need legal representation right away. Criminal defense clients and their families who are facing serious charges in Whatcom, Skagit, or San Juan Counties don’t have to face the criminal justice system alone. As former prosecutors, we understand the system, know how prosecutors think, and can provide you with a distinct advantage.
If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, the procedures can be confusing. Federal law presents significant challenges to a criminal defendant, and the consequences of a federal conviction are often much more severe than in the state courts. Federal prosecution moves even more quickly and differs greatly from state court processes. We can help you anticipate and prepare for every step.

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Charges

Misdemeanor

Misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors are regarded as minor criminal offenses, punishable by 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine, or 364 days in jail and a $5000 fine.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Although it doesn’t occur in every case, Victory Legal clients often are sentenced to no jail time, and a short period of probation.

Felony

A felony is a more serious criminal offense, punishable by at least a year and a day in state prison, up to life in prison without parole.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Amendment of the charge to greatly reduce the amount of prison time to be served, or reduction to a misdemeanor offense.

Federal Charges

Federal misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year of imprisonment. Federal felonies are punishable by up to 25 years or more in prison. Some federal felony offenses are punishable by life imprisonment, or even the death penalty.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Amendment of the charge to greatly reduce the amount of prison time to be served, or reduction to a misdemeanor offense.

Our Process

If you are arrested and are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you need legal representation right away. Criminal defense clients and their families who are facing serious charges in Whatcom, Skagit, or San Juan Counties don’t have to face the criminal justice system alone. As former prosecutors, we understand the system, know how prosecutors think, and can provide you with a distinct advantage.
If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, the procedures can be confusing. Federal law presents significant challenges to a criminal defendant, and the consequences of a federal conviction are often much more severe than in the state courts. Federal prosecution moves even more quickly and differs greatly from state court processes. We can help you anticipate and prepare for every step.

Basic rights & other information

Charges

Misdemeanor

Misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors are regarded as minor criminal offenses, punishable by 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine, or 364 days in jail and a $5000 fine.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Amendment it doesn’t occur in every case, Victory Legal clients often are sentenced to no jail time, and a short period of probation.

Felony

A felony is a more serious criminal offense, punishable by at least a year and a day in state prison, up to life in prison without parole.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Amendment of the charge to greatly reduce the amount of prison time to be served, or reduction to a misdemeanor offense.

Federal Charges

Federal misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year of imprisonment. Federal felonies are punishable by up to 25 years or more in prison. Some federal felony offenses are punishable by life imprisonment, or even the death penalty.

Examples of this could be:

Potential outcomes may include:

Amendment of the charge to greatly reduce the amount of prison time to be served, or reduction to a misdemeanor offense.

Articles

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