Fairbanks Felony Crime Defense Lawyer
Criminal Defense Attorney in AK & WA
Those charged with a felony in Alaska are facing the state’s harshest legal penalties. These crimes are considered serious enough to place a convicted person in state prison. If you are facing a felony, call my firm—Spaulding Law P.C. You must have the help of an experienced felony defense attorney so that your life is given the benefit of a strong defense.
I started my career working as a prosecutor in Seattle before opening my firm back home in Interior Alaska. My time as a prosecutor taught me the strategies used to convict people and equipped me with the knowledge to fight for my clients as a criminal defense attorney.
Call today at (907) 312-1300 to speak with Spaulding Law about your felony charges. Consultation is free of charge!
How Alaska Classifies Felonies
In Alaska, felonies are either classified or unclassified. If a felony is classified, it is designated as class A, B, or C. Class A felonies are the most severe while class C carry less serious punishments
This is the most serious type of crime a person can be accused of. Unclassified felonies include murder and sexual assault. Those facing unclassified felony charges face 20 to 99 years in state prison and fines up to $500,000. They have no statute of limitations in Alaska.
Class A Felonies
- Up to 20 years in prison
- Fines up to $250,000
Class B Felonies
- Up to 10 years in prison
- Fines up to $100,000
Class C Felonies
- Up to 5 years in prison
- Fines up to $50,000
WHAT ARE UNCLASSIFIED FELONIES
Unclassified felonies are the most serious crimes. Examples of unclassified crimes include murder, attempted murder, and sexual assault. Murder in the first degree is punishable by 20 to life in prison and a fine of up to $500,000.
Call Spaulding Law P.C. Today
There’s no denying it: felony charges can ruin the lives of those who are facing them. Extended time in jail, life-altering fines, and a damaged reputation only begin to describe the difficulties that accompany a felony conviction. It you are charged with a felony, you must obtain the help of a Fairbanks criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
Do You Need a Lawyer for a Felony?
While you are not obligated to hire a lawyer for a felony charge, the defense of an experience profession is largely valuable for an offense as serious as a felony. As an attorney, I defend serious charges regularly, I know which questions to ask, I can compile evidence and ultimately I can present all of these things to a judge and jury in a professional and compelling way, proving your innocence.
Why Choose Us?
- Once I begin working on your case, I will investigate it from every possible angle to develop the best defense for your situation.
- As a former prosecutor, I know the tactics that the other side will use to try and convict you with felony charges.
- Since I am from Alaska, this fight is personal for me.
- I will strive to provide you with the service and communication that you deserve during this difficult and frightening time.
Contact me today at (907) 312-1300 for a free consultation. These are serious charges, and you need the help of an experienced Fairbanks criminal defense attorney.