Washington Criminal Solicitation Attorney
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If you have bene charged with criminal solicitation in the state of Washington, the punishment can include lengthy jail time, hefty fines, and a criminal record that will follow you for life. Do not face these charges alone. Let Weber Law help you today!
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Washington Criminal Solicitation Charges and Penalties
What is Criminal Solicitation?
A person is guilty of criminal solicitation when, with intent to promote or facilitate the commission of a crime, he or she offers to give or gives money or other things of value to another person to engage in specific conduct which would constitute a crime.
Examples of criminal solicitation include but are not limited to hiring someone to kill your spouse, paying someone to steal for you, or even giving someone something of value to lie on the stand for you.
What is the Penalty for Criminal Solicitation?
The punishment for criminal solicitation depends on the crime that was solicited.
Criminal solicitation is a class A felony when the crime solicited is murder in the first or second degree, arson in the first degree, child molestation in the first degree, indecent liberties by forcible compulsion, rape in the first or second degree, or rape of a child in the second degree.
Criminal solicitation is a class B felony when the crime attempted is punished as a class A felony besides the crimes listed above.
Criminal solicitation is a class C felony when the crime attempted is punished as a gross misdemeanor.
Criminal solicitation is a misdemeanor when the crime attempted is punished as a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor.
A class A felony is punishable by imprisonment for up to life, a fine of up to $50,000.00, or both.
A class B felony is punishable by imprisonment for up to ten years, a fine of up to $20,000.00, or both.
A class C felony is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years, a fine of up to $10,000.00, or both.
A gross misdemeanor is punishable by imprisonment for up to 364 days, or a fine of up to $5,000.00, or both.
A misdemeanor is punishable by imprisonment for up to ninety days, or a fine of up to $1,000.00, or both.
As the sentence can vary so widely, it is important to have knowledgeable legal counsel who will advocate for you for the lowest sentence possible.
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Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights. It is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction of your charges. Do not try and fight these charges on your own, Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a criminal solicitation charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Seattle and the surrounding areas.
What should you do if you have been charged with Criminal Solicitation, and how can Weber Law help?
If you are being prosecuted for criminal solicitation in Washington, no matter the circumstances, there are a few ways that Weber Law can fight for you. There are defenses against the crime of criminal solicitation which include but are not limited to, not intending for the crime to be committed, or no communication being made for the crime to be committed. Weber Law can help lower the charge to a lesser crime, lower your sentence for less jail time, lower your fine amount, or represent you at trial. Do not face these charges alone. Let Weber Law work for you. Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case by looking at potential evidence such as video surveillance (if available), your criminal record, and potential eyewitness testimony. At Weber Law, we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and creating an outcome you can be happy with. An outcome that will allow you to live a life free of criminal charges. Being convicted of criminal solicitation can have impacts on the rest of your life. Let Weber Law help you navigate the criminal justice system. The court room can be a very intimidating place; let Weber Law do the work for you. If you or anyone you know are being prosecuted for criminal solicitation in the State of Washington, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
WA ST § 9A.28.020, Criminal Attempt
WA ST § 9A.20.021, Maximum sentences for crimes committed July 1, 1984, and after
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