Mercer Island Criminal Defense Attorneys

Find the right Criminal Defense attorney in Mercer Island, WA

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

In Washington there are normally different procedures for different county courts. The people prosecuting you vary from area to area, and the rules they follow regarding how crimes are charged, and what plea bargains are available, will change drastically. This can all be very important in determining what punishment, if any, you will get.

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It is always best to contact a criminal defense lawyer sooner rather than later. Often times, the faster you can discuss your case with an attorney, the more protections you can get. Fighting the government by yourself is never wise.

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Many criminal defense lawyers handle both misdemeanors and felonies. Some lawyers also handle juvenile as well as adult criminal charges. For more serious charges, like multiple felonies and charges that count as "strikes" on your record, you'll want someone who specializes in these types of criminal cases. Luckily, LegalMatch has a variety of criminal defense lawyers who specialize in many different criminal fields. Use LegalMatch to help you find an attorney in Mercer Island, Washington right now, at completely no cost to you.

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Life in Mercer Island

Mercer Island, Washington is a city situated in King County, on an island in Lake Washington. Its population, according to a 2008 Census estimate, is about 24,000 people.

Mercer Island is part of the Seattle Metro area, and is considered a suburb of that city. The Mercers, a wealthy Seattle Family, settled Mercer Island in the late 1800s, and gave the area its current name.

During that time, an industrialist built a large, luxurious resort on the waterfront, and it was accessible via steamboat from the nearby towns on the mainland. The resort was burnt by a mysterious fire in 1908, however.

Mercer Island is quite affluent, and the IRS has ranked it among the 50 wealthiest Zip Codes in the U.S. The median household income is about ,000, and only 0.2% of the population lives below the poverty line.

There are quite a few parks in Mercer Island, Washington. Luther Burbank Park is one of the largest, and covers about 77 acres, and a significant portion of waterfront. It features a public dock for boats, tennis courts, picnic areas, and nature trails.

Given their sophisticated clientele, and proximity to the largest city in the state, Mercer Island, Washington lawyers are experienced in a wide variety of legal areas. If you have any legal issue, there's a good chance that a Mercer Island, Washington lawyer can solve it, or point you to someone who can.

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