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Delaware Felony Defense Lawyers

Defending Clients Who Are Facing Felony Charges in Delaware & the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Certain crimes are prosecuted more heavily than others. These offenses are classified as felonies and carry potentially severe penalties. The first thing you should do when charged with a felony is to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in Delaware. Whitehead Law has represented clients charged with felonies since 2010. As your advocate, our felony attorneys in Georgetown will fight to protect your rights during every phase of the legal process and provide the quality legal representation you deserve.

Have you been arrested for a felony? Call Whitehead Law today at (302) 663-7975 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our felony defense attorney in Georgetown.

Felony Cases We Handle

Felony crimes carry harsher penalties than misdemeanors. Delaware has several felony classifications, ranging from Class A felonies, which are the most serious, to Class G felonies. Our firm represents clients charged with a wide range of felonies.

We represent clients charged with felonies that include:

  • DUI
  • Drug possession or sale
  • Assault
  • Burglary
  • Robbery

The specific legal penalties for conviction depend on the crime and the felony classification. The possible penalties for a felony conviction include a jail or prison sentence, house arrest, probation, large fines, and restitution to the victim. After release from jail, those with a permanent criminal record often find it difficult to obtain employment, housing, and loan opportunities.

What are the Different Classes of Felonies in Delaware?

  • Class D felony theft is stolen property or services valued at more than $50,000 and less than $100,000. A Class D felonies in Delaware are punishable by up to 8 years in prison.
  • A Class B felony theft is theft of property valued at more than $100,000 and punishment ranging from 2 -25 years in jail.
  • Class Felony F Theft in Delaware is when the value of the property or services is $1,500 or more and the victim is 62 years or older, disabled, or impaired. The punishment is up to 3 years in prison.
  • A Class G Felony in Delaware is the least serious felony and is punishable by up to two years in prison.

Do Felons Have a Right to Vote in Delaware?

In Delaware, you will lose your right to vote if you were convicted of a felony not of morale turpitude. You also can't vote while incarcerated , on probation, on parole, and while under community supervision.

Contact Our Felony Attorney Today

Due to the seriousness of a felony conviction, it is important to seek legal advice from experienced felony defense lawyers in Delaware. Our firm has unique insight into the prosecution's side of the legal system because a member of our team is a former prosecutor. We can use this knowledge and experience on your behalf and for your benefit.

Contact Whitehead Law today to schedule a consultation with our Georgetown felony lawyer.

Why Choose Whitehead Law?

We Will Give You A Fighting Chance
  • 20+ Years' Experience

    We have more than 20 years of combined legal experience protecting the rights of our clients.

  • Local Reputation

    Our family name is respected throughout Delaware and Maryland for our integrity and track-record of success!

  • Aggressive Represntation

    We go to bat for our clients. We do not back down when it comes to protecting our clients' futures.

  • Trial Attorneys

    Our firm's attorneys are seasoned trial attorneys. We have practical experience in and out of the courtroom.

  • Warm & Welcoming Environment

    Our goal is to make sure our clients are comfortable with us from the very moment they walk into our office.

  • Se Habla Español

    Our firm is able to assist all Spanish speaking clients.

Meet Our Team

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