Get legal help for criminal law matters in Kitsap County and Surrounding Areas.
Over 14,000 crimes are reported to local and county police departments each year in Kitsap County. If you are on the wrong side of one of those reports the fear and worry you experience can be overwhelming, even if you have not done anything wrong. The US criminal justice system is not designed to protect the rights of the accused, or even acknowledge them unless it is demanded. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime, or even just a civil infraction, or think that you might be, a criminal defense lawyer at Compass Legal Services, P.S. can help protect your rights and help you maintain the peace of mind you deserve while navigating the criminal justice system.
If you are facing criminal charges, believe you have been unfairly cited for a civil infraction, your rights have been violated by the criminal justice system or you are a military service member who has been charged or expects to be charged in a criminal law matter, call our office today at 360.471.3300 for a no cost criminal law consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.
We work with clients across Kitsap County, including Port Orchard, Bremerton, Silverdale, Kingston, Poulsbo, Bainbridge Island and outlying areas, as well as clients outside of Kitsap County with family law matters under the jurisdiction of the Kitsap County Superior Court to ensure that both parents and children are afforded strong legal advocacy to gain crucial protections and equitable resolutions in Family Law matters.
If you need a defense attorney for matters in Pierce, King, Thurston, Mason, Jefferson or Clallam Counties we may be able to help you as well. We take cases outside of Kitsap County based on our attorneys’ availability.
Criminal Defense Lawyer for Felony Cases, including Drug Possession in Kitsap County
Felony criminal charges, whether for Drug Possession, Burglary or other charges, are serious matters. They carry the potential for five or more years in prison and many thousands of dollars in fines, if you are convicted. If you have been charged with drug possession or any other felony criminal charge, or expect that you may be, speaking with a Criminal Law Attorney is critical. Convictions in these matters can have far reaching consequences which may be avoided or diminished with the help of an experience defense lawyer.
If you have been charged with a Felony in Kitsap County, or expect that you might be, contact Compass Legal Services, P.S. at 360.471.3300 to schedule a no cost consultation with a criminal defense attorney immediately and do not discuss your case with anyone else until advised to do so, or not to do so, by your attorney. Remember that your right to remain silent is of critical importance.
Criminal Defense Lawyer for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) and Other Misdemeanor Cases in Kitsap County
Thousands of misdemeanor criminal complaints are charged each year ranging from simple assault to petty theft and Driving Under the Influence. While these are considered low level crimes, they can have serious consequences including monetary fines, jail time and loss of your driver’s license. Additionally, criminal convictions of any kind can affect employment and housing opportunities.
At Compass Legal Services, P.S. we provide experienced criminal defense for misdemeanor criminal law matters. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, whether a DUI or other charges, a defense attorney can help you explore the options available to you, provide an important buffer between yourself, the prosecutor and courts, and negotiate the best possible resolution to your case, including trial defense if necessary.
To schedule a no-cost consultation for misdemeanor matters please call our office at 360.471.3300.
Criminal Appeals, Expungement and LFO Relief
If you have been convicted of a crime and want to appeal your conviction to a higher court, Compass Legal Services, P.S. can help you through the criminal appeals process. We can make no guarantees about the success of a criminal appeal; however, our firm can provide you with experienced legal guidance and help you to navigate the criminal appeals process.
Expungement of Criminal Convictions
If you have been convicted of a crime and would like to have that conviction (or convictions) expunged from your record, we can provide legal guidance and representation to help have your record expunged. It is important to understand that not all convictions may be expunged, regardless of the length of time since the original conviction. If you would like to meet with a criminal law attorney to discuss the expungement of a criminal conviction, please contact our office at 360.471.3300 for a no-cost criminal law consultation.
Legal Financial Obligation Relief (LFO’s)
Legal Financial Obligations are fines levied against an individual convicted on criminal charges. In some cases all or part of these LFO’s can be forgiven by the courts, depending on specific criteria. At Compass Legal Services, P.S., a criminal law attorney can help you explore the relief options that may available to you. If you are interested in finding out if you are eligible for relief from LFO’s, please contact our office at 360.471.3300 to schedule a no-cost criminal law consultation.