A felony charge generally involves a potential jail sentence of 5 years or more.

Negotiations with the State Attorney’s Office is of particular importance with felony charges as they can often be reduced from felony to misdemeanor, which is a significant reduction in punishment and future potential problems.

A felony conviction should be avoided.

Like most Court cases, felony crimes are usually resolved through a plea without the need for a trial.  Louis Erickson at Golden Gate Legal Center will negotiate for the best plea available and, if necessary, will take your case to trial to let a jury decide on your guilt or innocence.