Frequently Asked Questions

I have been arrested for a criminal charge. What do I do?

The first thing to remember is not to speak with the police or prosecutors. Remember, you have the right to remain silent. The police are not your friends at this time and may say anything to try to get you to admit wrongdoing. Immediately call a Lynnwood criminal defense attorney to represent you.


Contact me at (425) 224-7075 to set up your free case evaluation.


Do I need an attorney for a DUI?

It is best if you obtain one to defend you, as there are many ways to fight a DUI charge and avoid losing your license and possibly going to jail. As an experienced defense lawyer, I have successfully helped numerous individuals with their DUI charges.


I had some drugs in my car and was arrested. Will I be convicted?

Every case is unique, and without seeing the evidence or case against you, it is difficult to say. However, you can count on my office finding any possible defense I can to fight any charges against you. For more detailed information on any drug crime charge, contact Lance Fryrear.


If I blew under the legal BAC limit can I still be charged with a DUI?

In Washington, you can still be charged with a DUI even if your BAC level was below the legal limit. This is because if your driving is affected in anyway due to drugs or alcohol, a DUI can follow. Avoid the harsh penalties of a DUI by teaming up with my firm.


My wife and I got into a fight and she called the police on me. Will I be arrested for domestic violence?

Domestic violence cases are very common and often are found to be retaliation by a spouse to get revenge against their partner. With careful investigation into the facts, my office can help determine what charges, if any, you might be facing and fight to protect your rights.


What is a felony?

A felony is a charge given to a serious crime such as an assault, rape, or a theft. Any crime using a weapon is also charged as a felony. These types of charges normally carry much stiffer penalties, including larger fines and stiffer jail or prison sentences.


What is a misdemeanor?

A misdemeanor is a lesser crime than a felony, normally charged for crimes such as certain DUI cases, shoplifting, petty theft, prostitution and others. Sentencing for a misdemeanor are usually lighter than for a felony, with smaller fines and little or shorter jail sentences.

Looking for a lawyer for your criminal case in Lynnwood, WA? To get more of your questions answered, contact a Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of Lance R. Fryrear today.