Bellingham Criminal Defense Attorneys

Find the right Criminal Defense attorney in Bellingham, WA

If you are facing a criminal prosecution in Bellingham, you should contact a local criminal defense lawyer familiar with the legal community of Bellingham, WA.

In Washington there are sometimes variations between the procedural rules that apply in different courts. In addition, each local prosecutor might have a different agenda which would lead to that office prosecuting certain crimes more vigorously than other types of crimes. All of this could impact how you are prosecuted, and what chances you have of making a plea bargain.

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The time for hiring a criminal defense attorney is now. The quicker you discuss your case with a lawyer, the more rights and protections you will receive. It is never wise to try to fight the government's charges against you alone.

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You need an efficient criminal defense lawyer who can help you understand the charges against you. For example, would a conviction for the crime be considered a misdemeanor or a felony? How will previous convictions affect the outcome of your present case? Can you be tried as an adult? Your attorney should be able to answer these questions and be able to mount a proper defense against them on your behalf. The lawyer handling your case should be familiar dealing with the specific legal issues you face, as attorneys within the criminal defense field can vary as to their specialty. LegalMatch helps to pair you with the right criminal defense attorney in Bellingham, Washington right now, at completely no cost to you.

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Life in Bellingham

Bellingham is located in Whatcom County, Washington. Per the 2010 census, Washington has 80,885 residents. Bellingham is surrounded by Fairhaven, Whatcom, and Sehome.

Bellingham is home to many wonderful attractions. Popular sites include the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, the Bellingham Railway Museum, the American Museum of Radio and Electricity, Whatcom Falls Park, Mount Baker Ski Area, Salish Sea, and North Lookout Mountain.

Although the city is known for its small-town charm, top employers include PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Haggen, Sodexo, Bellingham School District, Sterling Health Plans and Fred Meyer. The legal industry too has a presence in Bellingham via many small law firms and law offices. These entities provide legal services to residents in practically all areas of law, with competent attorneys overseeing each and every case.

Famous celebrities who have, at one time or another, called Bellingham home include Billy Burke, Hilary Swank, Ryan Stiles, Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer.

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