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Washington County, PA Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal charges can be one of the most life-altering legal issues a person can ever face. Your world as you know it will change drastically. Your family will also suffer if you are convicted and sentenced to time in jail. Do not let this be you, make sure you have a Washington PA criminal defense attorney on your side fighting for your freedom. SMT Legal has the experience to fight aggressively on your behalf. We will investigate every aspect of your case and build a strong defense.

What Criminal Charges Can SMT Legal Handle?

Our criminal defense attorneys have been helping Pennsylvania residents for many years to fight charges. Although each case is unique and will have its own hurdles to deal with, we are ready to take it on. We will investigate thoroughly to get a full picture of your situation. Some of the charges we are familiar with include:

If you have been charged with a criminal offense and you do not see it listed here, do not hesitate to call as we may still be able to help. Our attorneys have handled all types of criminal cases.

What Penalties And Fines Can I Face if I am Convicted?

If you are convicted of a crime, the penalties that follow can be detrimental to your life. The penalties are as follows:

  • Summary offense: Fines up to $300 and a minimum of 90 days in jail
  • Third-degree misdemeanor: fines up to $2,500 and six months to one year in prison
  • Second-degree misdemeanor: Fines up to $5,000 and one to two years in prison
  • First-degree misdemeanor: Fines up to $10,000 and 2.5 to five years in prison

A summary offense can be upgraded to a misdemeanor or felony if there is a prior criminal record. The following are potential penalties for felony offenses:

  • Third-degree felony: fines up to $15,000 and 3.5 to seven years in prison
  • Second-degree felony: fines up to $25,000 and five to 10 years in prison
  • First-degree felony: fines up to $25,000 and 10 to 20 years in prison

If you are facing these penalties it can be a scary time for you and your family. You should not have to do this alone. Having the attorneys from SMT Legal fighting for you can make all the difference in how the rest of our life can go.

How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help?

Findings from the FBI indicate that there were 11 violent crimes for the latest reporting year. Washington seems to be safe which is why if you are charged with a crime you should fight with all your might to ensure that you are not part of this small group of offenders. A Washington, PA criminal defense attorney will build a defense to either have the charges dismissed or dropped. Call SMT Legal at 888-976-2529 today.

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    Moving Forward From Here

    Trying to handle criminal charges on your own, or relying on an overworked public defender, is not the best route for you to take. If you have been charged with a crime in Pennsylvania, SMT Legal is ready to step in and help. We want to investigate your case from the ground up so we can build a successful defense. Not only will we listen to your side of what happened, but we will analyze all the evidence against you as we prepare for court. If you need a Washington County criminal attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 888-976-2529.

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