Burglary Defense Attorney In Lynnwood
Burglary Defended By A Theft Crimes Attorney
Burglary is defined as the act of unlawfully entering a building or structure
with the intent to steal or to commit any other crime. In the State of
Washington there are 2 types of burglary for which you can be arrested:
- Burglary in the Second Degree is considered a Class B Felony and is punishable
by up to 10 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $20,000 or both. Additionally,
you could be charged with "Residential Burglary" which is also
a Class B Felony but which can carry stiffer penalties and is considered
- Burglary in the First Degree is a Class A Felony and is the most serious
burglary charge. Burglary in the First Degree involves being armed with
a weapon or committing an assault during the burglary. This type of felony
carries a penalty of life imprisonment and a fine of up to $50,000 or both.
It is vital that you contact an experienced and knowledgeable theft crimes
defense attorney immediately upon arrest for burglary. The sentences for
the two types of buglary vary widely, so it is in your best interest to
retain a lawyer who may be able to reduce your charge. Contact Lance R.
Fryrear today for an experienced and dedicated defense lawyer to present
a strong defense on your behalf.
Working To Protect Your Rights in Lynnwood
My experience not only includes over 15 years as a defense attorney but
it also includes 7 years as a prosecutor in Washington State. During that
time I investigated and prosecuted many theft cases. As such, I know what
to look for when defending your case, which gives me an edge over most
other attorneys. You need an experienced theft crimes defense lawyer who
knows the system, the laws and the resources that are being utilized by
the prosecution who are trying to put you in jail. Your future and your
freedom are at stake; I may be able to help protect them.
When we meet for your free consultation, we will discuss the circumstances
surrounding your case. We will also cover what you should and should not
do in order to preserve your best possible defense. Burglary is a serious
offense and you deserve an attorney who will do his utmost to protect you.
If you have been arrested for burglary
contact the Law Office of Lance R. Fryrear
immediately so that you have the proper representation at the onset of