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Compromise of Misdemeanors

The compromise of a misdemeanor law is a unique tool that will allow for the dismissal of criminal charges. If you can reach a civil compromise with the victim of the misdemeanor, the court will more than likely dismiss your criminal charges allowing you to move forward with your life. At the Law Offices of Steve Karimi, we can help you through the compromise of misdemeanor process.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor and want to know if the compromise of misdemeanor statute is an option for you, contact a Seattle compromise of misdemeanor attorney online or call 206-660-6200 to schedule a free initial consultation. 

Helping You Dismiss Shoplifting and Other Misdemeanor Charges

At the Law Offices of Steve Karimi, we have helped numerous individuals get their criminal charges dismissed, particularly in theft cases. Experienced Seattle, Washington, criminal defense attorney Steve Karimi has worked with many national retailers to reach a compromise in cases where they have had merchandise shoplifted.

We have also successfully applied the compromise of misdemeanor statute in other crimes such as simple assault, traffic violations, malicious mischief, and hit-and-run accidents. You do not have to go through life with a criminal record because of a lapse in judgment. We can help get charges dismissed.

We Have the Knowledge and Experience to Defend You

There are certain things that a judge will look for before dismissing charges under the compromise of misdemeanor statute. If you have been charged with shoplifting but have since paid for the merchandise, you will likely still face criminal charges. Producing a standard form letter or receipt is simply not enough. We have the experience to get most retailers to accept a compromise and sign a declaration stating they are satisfied for any loss or injury the victim or store sustained as a result of the incident.

If you are here on a permanent resident card and have been charged with shoplifting or another misdemeanor, you face serious immigrations risks of deportation and inadmissible status. These immigration risks must be addressed. We have the knowledge and experience to help you defend against misdemeanor charges and any immigration matters that may arise.

Call for a Free Initial Consultation With a Renton Theft Defense Attorney

If you are facing misdemeanor charges, contact a Renton theft defense lawyer today or call 206-660-6200 to schedule a free initial consultation. If you are unable to come to our downtown offices, we can schedule an appointment at a location that is more convenient for you.

Contact Us

If you were arrested or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Seattle or surrounding areas of Washington State, the Law Offices of Steve Karimi can help. Call 206-660-6200 24 hours a day for a free consultation.

Seattle Defense Lawyer

Named a "rising star" in criminal defense by Washington Law and Politics magazine, Mr. Karimi is a former prosecutor for King County who uses his insight into prosecution strategies to protect his clients' rights in criminal court.