Gross Misdemeanors in Seattle

Gross Misdemeanor Seattle Criminal Defense Lawyer

arrestGross misdemeanors are more serious than misdemeanors. The maximum penalty for a gross misdemeanor is 364 days in jail and a $5,000 fine. Other penalties often appearing with gross misdemeanor convictions include restitution, drug & alcohol evaluations, court ordered treatment, no contact orders, stay out of area orders, license suspensions, ignition interlock requirements, and even the loss of gun rights.

A City’s Municipal court and a County’s District Court are responsible for handling gross misdemeanor charges. The statute of limitations for a gross misdemeanor is two years, which means the prosecutor has up to two years to decide whether to press charges.

Typical gross misdemeanor charges include a DUI, reckless driving, MIP, Hit & Run Attended, Driving while license suspended 2°, Theft, and Assault 4°.

If you've been charged with a gross misdemeanor, you need an experienced attorney to help you. Call the skilled Seattle, WA criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe today to learn how we can work toward the best possible solution for you.

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