Merrill Law Can Help You with Criminal Defense.

Call us now to ask additional questions or to hire an experienced attorney who has deep connections with the local legal system.

(425) 259 497

When you are facing a criminal charge it is important to have an experienced attorney at your side to assist you through the legal process. These charges can affect your life in deep and ongoing ways. We work to resolve your case in your best interests. Contact us directly to discuss the specific details of your case with an attorney.

How can a crime can affect you.

  • Go on your Driving Abstract as a Gross Misdemeanor or Felony
  • Show on background checks in the future.
  • Consequences can include jail, loss of license, and fines.
  • Can cause your insurance rates to go up.
  • Can add points to your license.
  • Will show on your record for many years.
  • May affect your job or ability to volunteer either now or in the future.
  • Can interfere with your travel plans out of the country.
  • Might cancel government benefits.

Merrill Law Can Help You Protect Your Record

We will:

  • Request all required documentation from the court.
  • Develop the best defense strategy for each individual case.
  • Address your case at the court hearing with you.
  • Notify you of any steps you need to do to complete the process.

Why would I chose Merrill Law vs. another Criminal Defense Attorney?

Our experience over the last 29 years has established us as one of the most successful criminal defense law offices in Snohomish County.  

Serving you with integrity and a strong commitment to honesty have always been an important part of the Merrill Law Firm.  

Care and compassion to address your case are paramount in our dedication to helping you.

Merrill Law Can Help You With Criminal Defense

Some Examples of Criminal Cases:

  • Animal Cruelty
  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Commercial License Required
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Malicious Mischief
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Violence Assault
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Driving without Ignition Interlock Device
  • Eluding
  • Harassment
  • Hit and Run Attended
  • Hit and Run Unattended
  • Fail to Transfer Title
  • False Statement to Law Enforcement
  • Minor in Possession
  • Negligent Driving 1st Degree
  • Obstructing Law Enforcement
  • Physical Control
  • Possession of Drug
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of Controlled Substance
  • Protection Order Violation
  • Provide Alcohol to Minors
  • Racing
  • Reckless Driving
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Theft
  • Trip Permit Violation
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Weapons Prohibited in Certain Location
Rick & Reece Merrill – Criminal Defense Attorneys, Everett, Snohomish County, WA

Commonly Asked Questions

I have heard that Merrill Law can assist me with Criminal Defense, how does this work?

When you call the office, one of our legal team members will assist you with the process of hiring Merrill Law for representation to fight your Criminal Case. Merrill Law Can Help You With Criminal Defense.

You will be connected with the Attorney to discuss your case and the affordable rates.

I am a returning client, can you use my previous agreement form?

  • We need to verify that we have your most current contact information.
  • Include the details specific to your new case.
  • Your signature is required for each individual case.

What forms of payment does Merrill Law accept?

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa, MasterCard, or American Express

Which courts does Merrill Law go to for Criminal Defense cases?

Merrill Law handles cases in several counties and cities in Washington State.  

What are the chances that I will get a good outcome for my Criminal Case?

Each case is unique and will be addressed on its own individual issues.  We strategically address your case to meet your individual needs and to arrive at the best resolution.

With that in mind, we can not predict what your outcome will be and we do not want to mislead you in anyway.  Rest assured we will work hard to get the best outcome for your case.

What can I do now?

It is important to notify the court of any address changes.  The Courts will mail the court date information to you. If that is incorrect you might not receive the court date in a timely manner.

Merrill Law will be handling your case through the entire process.  We take each case very seriously and work to address the needs of your case directly. We have very experienced attorneys working on your side to guide you through this case from beginning to end.

Important things to know about your case.

  • The Criminal case will be filed with the appropriate court.
  • The time involved in each step of the process varies widely. We watch closely for the case to file the case and begin.
  • The Arraignment Notice will be sent to you by mail. It is the beginning hearing of your Criminal Court Case. Speak to the office regarding this hearing.
  • You are required to appear at all of the hearings for your Criminal Case. If you do not appear a warrant for your arrest will be issued.
  • To get the best outcome for you, multiple Court hearings are required. T
  • We will request the appropriate Police Reports, documents and any other data required to fight your case.
  • Evaluations, treatment, or classes may be a part of addressing the needs of your case.
  • It is important for you to complete any steps that you have agreed to accomplish in the outcome or sentence of your case.

How do I hire Merrill Law?

  • Speak to our legal team to complete your Agreement form and make your payment.
  • You can come in to the office during business hours or,
  • Call during business hours to have the form sent to you by Email, Fax, Mail or complete the online request for a form.

Submit the completed client agreement form. Payment required prior to Merrill Law representing you in court.

Call us now to ask additional questions or to hire an experienced attorney who has deep connections with the local legal system.

(425) 259 4972


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