FELONY & MISDEMEANOR DEFENSE LAWYER
IN BECKLEY, WV, & MULLENS, WV
FREE CONSULTATION FOR FELONY & MISDEMEANOR DEFENSE SERVICES
Unlike other states, West Virginia does not classify felonies and misdemeanors by class or level. These crimes are determined on a crime-by-crime basis, which means that lawmakers determine punishments for each crime. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, your case will be prosecuted by the magistrate and municipal courts and you may be subject to local or county jail time. On the other hand, if you have been charged with a felony, you are facing incarceration in state prison. In order to prepare for your case, call the law offices of G. Todd Houck in Beckley, WV and Mullens, WV. We can ensure your rights throughout your case, and offer free consultation for all clients, so contact us today for yours!
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANORS IN WEST VIRGINIA?
While misdemeanor crimes are considered less serious than felonies and other major crimes, penalties can be steep. For instance, possession of marijuana in West Virginia is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, as well as jail time for anywhere from 90 days to six months. When you are facing criminal charges and are not sure whom to depend on, attorney Todd Houck wants you to know that he will always provide you with the support and legal services you need throughout your entire case.
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR FELONIES IN WEST VIRGINIA?
Felonies in West Virginia are punishable by heavy fines and incarceration in state prison. For instance, creating child pornography is considered a felony, and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000. Distributing marijuana is also considered a felony, and those penalties include a fine of up to $25,000 and one to 15 years in prison. The most serious crimes, such as murder, can result in life imprisonment. Whatever the charge, Mr. Houck and his staff will be there to support you and protect your rights throughout your case.
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EXPERIENCE YOU CAN RELY ON IN A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
As a former prosecutor, Todd Houck can offer you insight and expertise that you may not otherwise have throughout your case. This will prove to be more than useful if your case ends up going to trial, for which you will need an experienced and dedicated litigator. Mr. Houck will review your case during a free consultation, and develop a case plan with you that will give you your best chance at a good outcome. Protecting the rights of our clients is what we do best, so call our law offices today at (304) 294-8055 for criminal defense that you can count on.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR RALEIGH, FAYETTE, MERCER & SURROUNDING COUNTIES
Based out of Beckley, WV, and Mullens, WV, attorney G. Todd Houck and his legal team proudly serve many clients throughout the southern region of West Virginia. Allow a dedicated and experienced lawyer to represent your interests both in and out of court if you are from any of the following areas: