If you have been charged with Criminal Trespass in Everett or anywhere else in Washington State, you should contact an Everett criminal trespass defense attorney quickly to have the best defense possible.
It is important to contact an Everett criminal defense attorney who is very familiar with the charge and all possible defenses. With a conviction for an Everett Criminal Trespass charge, not only could you be facing time in jail and a large fine, but you also will have to report your conviction on job applications and when looking for housing. It is important that you not be found guilty of an Everett Trespassing charge to avoid these consequences.
There are two possible degrees of Everett Criminal Trespass charges. If you have been charged with Criminal Trespass in the First Degree (Criminal Trespass 1), then you are being accused of knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully in a building. (RCW 9A.52.070, EMC 10.68.030). If you have been charged with Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree (Criminal Trespass 2), then you are being accused of knowingly entering or remaining unlawfully in or upon the premises of another. (RCW 9A.52.080, EMC 10.68.040). There are a number of defenses that your Everett Criminal Trespass Defense Attorney can use to resolve the case in your favor. Some of these defenses include showing that the building was abandoned or that the premises was open to the public. (RCW 9A.52.090, EMC 10.68.050).
To have the best chance at avoiding an Everett Criminal Trespass Conviction, you need an attorney who is experienced in defending Everett Criminal Trespass Charges and who is well aware of all the possible defenses. I have over seventeen years of combined experience both from the prosecution side and from the defense side. With this unique experience I have been able to resolve many of my client's Criminal Trespass cases without convictions.
Contact Everett Criminal Trespass Defense Attorney Lance R. Fryrear today for your free consultation. I am here to help.