Why You Need a Felony Defense Lawyer

You’ve been charged with a felony. You’re scared and confused, but here are some things you need to know:

First, here’s the good news. There is a way out of this situation, starting with a consultation with Rose Legal Services. They can review the evidence, negotiate with prosecutors and challenge the charges against you.

Second, don’t panic. You mustn’t let the stress of the situation make matters worse by acting rashly. Their lawyers will guide you through every step of this process—and they’ll answer any questions that come up along the way.

So whether it’s drug charges, assault, or something else entirely, their attorneys will be there to provide unwavering criminal defense on your behalf.

What Are the Most Common Felony Charges?

Felony charges are serious crimes punishable by a year or more in prison. The top ten felony convictions in the state: 

  1. Possession of a controlled substance <25 gm
  2. Manufacturing/delivering or possession with the intent to deliver marijuana < 5 kg
  3. Operating a vehicle while intoxicated (third offense)
  4. Manufacturing/delivering or possession with the intent to deliver controlled substance < 50 gm
  5. Assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer
  6. Larceny in a building
  7. Home invasion, second degree
  8. Uttering and publishing a forgery
  9. Breaking and entering a building
  10. Concealed weapons offenses

At Rose Legal Services, they don’t believe that a criminal charge should define your future. As a criminal defense firm, they fight for their clients to help them protect their reputations.

Not Hiring a Defense Attorney Can Cost You  

It wouldn’t be the American criminal justice system if it didn’t come with a catch.

A felony conviction bears collateral consequences that make reentry into society incredibly difficult. Here are some other ways that a felony criminal conviction can haunt you.

Your Family

A felony conviction is traumatizing for the offender and their loved ones. Simply put, it can rip families apart. Your children will have to grow up without your guidance. Your spouse will bear the emotional and financial stress of your absence.

And depending on the type of crime, you could lose parental rights to your children altogether, severing that relationship entirely.

Your Freedom

As a convicted felon, you’ll be stripped of civil liberties like:

  • The right to vote
  • The right to bear arms
  • The right to serve on a jury
  • The right to serve in the military

Future Opportunities

It’s no secret that people pass judgment on felons. You may get passed up for jobs, denied housing, and other meaningful opportunities because of your criminal record.

You will lose the right to federal aid like student loans, food benefits, and other federal programs that might benefit you.

Contact a Felony Lawyer Near You

If you’ve been charged with a felony—whether it’s criminal sexual conduct, drug crimes, violent crimes, or something else—there’s no time to waste. You need a knowledgeable felony defense attorney who won’t drop the ball in your case.

Contact a criminal defense law expert  today for your free consultation.