How does the State of Washington Prosecute Disorderly Conduct?

Disorderly Conduct Lawyers in Seattle

Any act of public disturbance can result in disorderly conduct charges. Although this may seem like a minor charge, it can still result in jail time and a criminal record. Consult with a Kirkland disorderly conduct lawyer at Knauss Law Firm for experienced defense against these charges. I'm ready to defend clients all across King and Snohomish counties and provide them with an effective criminal defense.

Examples of disorderly conduct include intentionally doing any of the following:

  • Fighting
  • Endangering the safety of others
  • Disturbing the public peace
  • Provoking disorder
  • Using force or violence on another person
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In many cases, individuals are arrested for disorderly conduct based on a police officer's subjective observations and interactions with the individual. There are ways to get these charges reduced or dismissed. Talk to me about ways to fight your charges.

Defining Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly conduct charges can encompass a broad range of actions. Any intentional behavior that is offensive, causes disturbance to the peace and quiet of the community, or done in order to provoke violent reaction from others can be criminalized under the law.

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Learn How a Former Prosecutor Can Help

With past experience working as a lead city prosecutor for the city of Kirkland, I have seen numerous disorderly conduct charges. I know that there is often more to the story than what the police officer writes in his or her report. In fact, your case may hinge on facts that the police officer chooses to leave out of the report. I can help you investigate the situation and get to the bottom of your charges. My goal is to find the best possible solution while minimizing the impact of these charges on your future.

To discuss your charges with a skilled attorney, call (425) 300-5566. Also providing defense for clients in Bellevue, Redmond, Renton and Lynnwood.