All charges dismissed through negotiations with Assistant United States Attorney.
FAQs: DC Criminal Defense
Below, DC criminal lawyer Shawn Sukumar answers some frequently asked questions about criminal charges, investigations, and defense attorneys in Washington, DC.
- How do I find a criminal lawyer in DC?
- How do I find the best criminal lawyer in DC for me?
- Why shouldn’t I just hire the cheapest criminal lawyer in DC?
- When should I hire a lawyer during the course of a criminal investigation?
- What is the next step once I hire you as my attorney?
- If I am accused of a crime, but have not been charged or arrested, what should I do?
- Why should I hire a private criminal defense attorney?
- Can I get a lawyer for a bond hearing?
- How should I prepare for my first court date?
- How can I know if my case will go to trial?
- What should I expect when I get to court?
- What does it mean to be on probation?
- How is punishment for a given offense determined?
- What is the difference between a felony and misdemeanor charge?
- What is the difference between active and suspended jail time?
- What does it mean to have a warrant out for my arrest?
- If an officer wants to search my car, my home, or my person, do I have a choice?
- Have I have a misdemeanor arrest or a conviction sealed in DC?
- What are some other conditions of probation?
- If a law enforcement officer calls me about my criminal investigation, should I talk?
- What makes DC criminal laws unique?
- Can I appeal a misdemeanor conviction in DC?
- Will my job find out if I’ve been convicted of a crime in DC?
- What is the DC Diversion Program?
- What does it mean to have a suspended license?