Attorney Scott Staab is a former prosecutor who can help you with DUIs, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic violence, traffic offenses and the vacating of a criminal record. He’s committed to seeing that his clients’ rights are upheld under the law during the criminal justice process. Attorney Scott Staab provides legal services for those in the Spokane, Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho areas. As a former prosecutor, he’s well aware of the commitment of prosecutors to bring the harshest penalties against those charged with a crime and knows how to develop and present a strong criminal defense.
Misdemeanors and Felonies
Even a misdemeanor like shoplifting or disorderly conduct can result in jail time and hefty fines. Misdemeanors are less serious than felonies, and are categorized as either a gross misdemeanor or a simple misdemeanor. Both gross and simple misdemeanors may result in jail time, fines, probation, and other legal requirements. Having a misdemeanor conviction on your record can impact your future by affecting your ability to get a loan, job or professional license. Employers may not hire a person with a criminal record, and schools may reject applications if you’ve got a criminal conviction. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor, turn to attorney Scott Staab for the best outcome. He may be able to have the charges dismissed or reduced.
Without a doubt, a felony charge like sexual assault or robbery with a weapon is much more serious than a misdemeanor charge. You could be facing a long sentence in prison. Attorney Scott Staab works hard to uncover all the evidence to develop a strong defense strategy. This includes speaking with law enforcement, getting witness statements and a crime scene investigation. He also has experience in evaluating ballistic reports, video and DNA evidence. Before the trial, he will collaborate with the prosecution for a plea bargain. He will also let you know the pros and cons of accepting one. Some of the benefits of accepting a plea may include a lesser charge and less jail time.
Trial and Post-Trial
Attorney Scott Staab will be well prepared for a court trial, including having expert witnesses, exhibits and other documents of the investigation to prove your innocence. He’s also a strong litigator. And if for any reason, the outcome isn’t favorable, he can quickly file an appeal to protect the client.