Being charged with a crime in Washington can be overwhelming, and searching for a Seattle, or Tacoma criminal defense attorney can be very difficult. Nevertheless, choosing the right criminal attorney is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. Take your time to find the one with the right combination of criminal trial experience and expertise best suited to your particular needs.
The experienced defense attorneys and former prosecutors at the Tacoma criminal law firm Durflinger Oliver & Associates have litigated hundreds of criminal cases. Unlike many criminal defense attorneys, they enjoy trial and approach every case with the goal of beating your criminal charges and not just seeking a plea agreement. They’ll fight to find every scrap of evidence which they can use to defend you.
Their top-rated Tacoma criminal defense attorneys have an extensive track record of successfully defending cases in state and federal courts. They work a criminal case from beginning to end and handle everything from pre-charging investigations to expungements and restorations of rights.
The defense attorneys at Durflinger Oliver & Associates handle all criminal cases, including the following:
- DUI (including DOL Hearings)
- White Collar Crimes
- Federal Crimes
- Domestic Violence
- Sex Crimes
- Juvenile Crimes
- Drug Crimes
- Theft and Shoplifting
- Firearms and Gun Offenses
- Other Misdemeanors and Felonies
- City Attorney Office Hearings
- Termination of Probation
- Probation Violations
- Pre-charging Investigation
If you are suspected of having committed a criminal offense, you need a criminal defense attorney immediately. During this time of uncertainty, a criminal lawyer can do pre-filing investigations and contact the investigating officer on your behalf. Too often we are contacted after the client has already given a statement to the police, which just makes things harder to fight later. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT NOT TO TALK TO THE POLICE! Don’t talk to the cops.
At Durflinger Oliver & Associates we contact the police for you, since nothing we say can be used against you in court. Remember, the police are very good at getting people to talk. If you are innocent, then you need a Tacoma criminal defense attorney to deal with the cops on your behalf. Two of the purposes of pre-filing investigations are to advise you of your rights and to negotiate with police and prosecutors. It is also a way of showing the prosecution that their case is weak and therefore not worth pursuing. This can save you thousands of dollars in bail premiums alone.
During our many years of practicing criminal defense law in the Pierce County area, we have earned a reputation among law enforcement officers and prosecutors for practicing criminal law with integrity, giving us credibility and allowing us to establish important professional relationships. Our good reputation is an invaluable part of our pre-charging investigations and benefits our clients at every stage of their criminal cases.
Our experienced criminal defense attorneys and former prosecutors are experienced in all Western Washington courts with regular appearances in Buckley, Sumner, Puyallup, Orting, Puyallup, Olympia, Lacey, Lakewood, University Place, Fircrest, Tacoma, Fife, Pierce County District Court, King County District Court, and U.S. Federal District Court. Call today to schedule your free consultation with a skilled defense attorney.