Felony Theft Crimes Defense Attorney In Lynnwood
Defending Felony Theft Crimes
Being charged with Felony Theft is a serious situation that can adversely
affect the rest of your life. Besides the possibility of a lengthy prison
sentence, your future could also be impacted with loss of a job, difficulty
in finding future employment, trouble with housing and credit issues.
The immediate retention of skilled representation may be vital to your case.
There are two main categories of Felony Theft:
Theft in the Second Degree: theft of property over $750 and up to $5,000, which is a Class C Felony
punishable by imprisonment up to 5 years or a $10,000 fine, or both.
Theft in the First Degree: theft over $5,000, which is a Class B Felony punishable by imprisonment
up to 10 years or a fine up to $20,000, or both.
If your Theft 1 charge is charged as a "major economic offense,"
the prosecutor intends to ask the judge for an exceptional sentence of
up to the maximum 10 year period of imprisonment. In this and every other
felony theft case, there are many things that we can do to greatly help
your situation. Obtaining the services of an experienced theft crimes
defense attorney should be done before you take any further action. I
need to thoroughly investigate your case in order to get you the best
Even if you actually did what they are accusing you of, you may still be
able to keep a
felony theft off of your record. Some counties offer adult diversion or drug court
options. These are not easy to get into. If we are able to get you into
one of these programs, (Snohomish County has a program called TAP for
example) you may be able to keep from going to jail or even being convicted.
In my fifteen years of defense work I have learned that there is always
a complicated reason that someone runs afoul of the law. By
scheduling a free consultation in my office we may be able to begin to understand those reasons and take
the necessary steps to help you recover personally and also to improve
your chances of getting into an alternative prosecution program
Get Advice From A Former Prosecutor In Lynnwood
Prior to my 15 year history as a defense attorney, I paid my dues in the
legal system as a skilled prosecutor for 7 years. I know how the prosecutor
thinks and this gives me an advantage in defending
my clients. I know this is a difficult time for you and I will do everything in my
power to put your mind at ease and give you a direction to follow in putting
this episode behind you. Call me now and I will be there for you.
Contact the Law Office of Lance R. Fryrear
if you have been charged with Felony Theft to use my knowledge and experience
to get the best defense possible.