I have not been charged with a crime before, what should I expect?

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I have not been charged with a crime before, what should I expect?

Every case is different. However, in all criminal cases in Washington, you have the right to representation by an attorney. You can expect mandatory court appearances and all crimes in Washington carry the possibility of fines or jail time if you are convicted. If you have questions or concerns about your particular situation, please contact us and we can advise you based on your specific case.

 

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