Misdemeanor Charges Lawyer Vancouver WA

Most criminal charges are misdemeanor charges.  One third of the US adult population has a criminal record and most of those are misdemeanor convictions.  The chances that a person will be charged with a misdemeanor charge at some point in his or her life are high, so knowing a misdemeanor lawyer is always a good idea.  Whether you’ve been charged with simple misdemeanor charges like Driving While Suspended or a gross misdemeanor like DUI or Assault, the process can be confusing.  If you are facing misdemeanor charges, call today to schedule a free consultation with a misdemeanor lawyer.  Priest Criminal Defense handles hundreds of types of misdemeanor charges in Washington, so we are confident we can handle your case.

There are too many different misdemeanor charges in Washington to list, but misdemeanor lawyers regularly deal with some common charges.  These include a variety of crime types, further described below.

Misdemeanor Driving Offenses

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Reckless Driving
  • Negligent Driving in the First Degree
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Failure to Transfer Title
  • Ignition Interlock Violation

Misdemeanor Person Crimes

  • Assault in the Fourth Degree
  • Harassment
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Violating an Antiharassment Order
  • Violating a No Contact Order

Misdemeanor Property Crimes

Misdemeanor charges against property are amongst the most commonly charged crimes.  These include stealing, trespassing, damaging property and more.  Priest Criminal Defense handles dozens of these types of cases a year and knows how to best fight against these types of misdemeanor charges.  A misdemeanor lawyer can help you if you’ve been charged with any of these misdemeanor property crimes:

  • Theft in the Third Degree
  • Malicious Mischief in the Third Degree
  • Criminal Trespass in the First Degree
  • Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree
  • Possession of Stolen Property in the Third Degree

Misdemeanor Alcohol and Drug  Offenses

Public Policy Misdemeanor

  • Bail Jumping
  • Obstructing a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Providing False Information to a Public Servant
  • Vancouver Municipal Code Violations