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Washington’s legal system can be intimidating and unforgiving. Protect yourself, your future, and your freedom.

If you have been arrested for a criminal or felony offense it is likely a confusing and difficult time in your life, which is why you need an experienced Tacoma Criminal Defense Attorney in your corner. For a lot of people, a criminal arrest is their first experience with the criminal justice system and it can get complicated and a little nerve-wracking.

Contact our Tacoma Criminal defense team for a free consultation. Call (253) 518-3643


If you’ve been accused of any of the following crimes, it’s imperative that you seek representation right away. No matter the charge – we can help.

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Driving Under The Influence (DUI) Charges

Washington DUI charges can lead to mandatory jail time, the loss of your license, and a permanent criminal record. For a lot of people, a DUI is the first time they’ve encountered the criminal justice system and they will understandably have a lot of questions. A DUI doesn’t have to define your life because from the DUI court process to reinstating your license, we can help.

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Domestic Violence

In Pierce County, domestic violence charges are taken very seriously. In many cases, the police are obligated to make an arrest, and even a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction can result in jail, thousands of dollars in fines, and a significant stain on your reputation. Learn how we can help.

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Sex Crimes

Some offenses can change your life forever. Washington classifies “sex crimes” as a wide range of acts, from sexual assault to solicitation. These allegations are complex and a sex crime conviction can result in long prison terms and life-long sex offender registration. Defending against these claims takes a lot of skill and finesse, so don’t take chances and call an aggressive sex crimes attorney right away.

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Felony Charges

Some crimes are punished more harshly than others. If you’ve been charged with a felony in Pierce county you will be exposed to long periods of incarceration, staggering fines, and the life-altering impact of a felony conviction. You need knowledgeable and local representation. Start building a defense.

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Drug Crimes

The drug laws in Washington are complex and if you are convicted of a drug crime, it can drastically impact your life for a very long time, including possible incarceration and difficulty finding a job. Whether you’ve been charged with drug possession or drug sales and delivery, you’ll need to know all your options. Don’t be taken by surprise.

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Military Defense 

When a member of the military is charged in a civilian court, if convicted, they face not only civilian penalties like fines and incarceration, but also military consequences. Therefore, it is crucial to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who understands both military and civilian law. 


When you are represented by our Tacoma criminal defense team, you can be assured that an aggressive and knowledgeable attorney is advocating for you and fighting for the result you need to see when criminal charges put everything in jeopardy.

We realize that your case is as distinct as you are, and that’s why we take great pride in getting to know every client, what’s important to them, and finding an outcome that puts them in the best position to put their charges behind them. Beginning with a free, no-risk consultation, an attorney from our Tacoma criminal defense team will meet with you personally, discuss what led to your charges, and offer real and attainable solutions. From there, we will craft a plan of action to achieve your goals. This includes aggressively negotiating for dismissal if it is warranted, working to reduce the charges based on the facts, or securing a manageable sentence that fairly relates to your situation.

What Sets Morgan Fletcher Benfield Apart

  • We exclusively handle criminal charges
  • A commitment to remaining responsive and keeping you informed from start to finish
  • Local knowledge of the Tacoma court system and what can make a difference for you
  • A deep understanding of what it takes to obtain the best outcomes and how to get results
  • Aggressive advocacy at every turn and a meticulous approach to crafting your defense
  • Top quality criminal defense for reasonable fees


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We are committed to providing our clients with quality and affordable legal representation to those facing criminal charges in Tacoma, Washington, and throughout Pierce County. Our fees will always be discussed up-front and based on your situation, the intricacy of the charges, as well as the time and work involved.

Our rates are always flat, so you won’t be surprised by unexpected trial costs or fees. We also offer sliding scale options to those that qualify. We encourage you to call our offices and schedule a free, no-risk case evaluation, where we will discuss how we can help and provide you with a flat fee for our services.



The Law Offices of Morgan Fletcher Benfield, PLLC will answer your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Call (253) 518-3643 or submit an online message. Your initial consultation is free, always confidential, and can be set up conveniently in either downtown Tacoma or downtown Seattle.


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Local Phone: (253) 518-3643


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Local Phone: (253) 518-3643
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