Kent Criminal Defense Attorneys
With an estimated population is 129,618, Kent, Washington is the 6th largest city in Washington. During and after the Great Depression, Kent was known as the "Lettuce Capital of the World" but in recent years, Kent has experienced impressive economic growth, and is now nationally known as a prime location for manufacturing. However, this economic prosperity has come with a downside. With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Kent has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is 1 in 17
If you are cited for a civil traffic offense or charged with a misdemeanor crime alleged to have occurred within the City of Kent, Washington, your case will be filed in the Kent Municipal Court. In the 2018, the court received the following filings:
- 6,310 civil traffic infractions,
- 2,130 civil parking infractions,
- 2,928 non-traffic misdemeanors,
- 238 DUI/Physical Control charges, and
- 858 other traffic misdemeanors.
The City of Kent Municipal Court is located at 1220 Central Ave S, Kent, WA 98032. The Court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
All criminal cases are held in courtrooms 1, 3, or 4. They schedule based on availability, so no set calendar for type of hearing/type of case. Jail calendar is every day at 1:30 in courtroom 4.
All criminal cases are prosecuted by the Kent City Attorney's Office, Criminal Division, which is located at 220 Fourth Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032. Phone: 253-856-5770.
If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime alleged to have occurred in the Kent area, contact one of the Kent criminal defense attorneys at Blair & Kim, PLLC, who have the knowledge and expertise to fight for your rights. No matter the charge, whether it is a felony, misdemeanor, DUI, or any other offense, we are willing and able to assist in your defense. Contact our lawyers today for an initial consultation and learn what we can do for you.
At Blair & Kim, PLLC our defense attorneys have handled countless numbers of criminal cases for Kent residents. If you are under investigation or have already been charged, it is imperative that you have an experienced defense attorney at your side to inform and protect you of your rights. Our attorneys can help defend you against any criminal charge, including:
- Felony Charges
- Drug Crimes
- Domestic Violence
- Criminal Traffic Violations
- Sex Crimes
- Protection Orders
We work closely with the you and help you understand the nature of the charges and the possible outcomes for your case. We review every piece of evidence being used against you and build a defense that exploits any holes in the evidence. We ensure that the prosecution does not violate your rights and that no illegal procedures were used by the police.
At Blair & Kim, we understand that each client is different and requires a defense specifically tailored to their unique situation. Whether it be getting a case dismissed, negotiating a plea bargain, or taking a case to trial, we zealously represent our clients' needs and work tirelessly to guarantee the best possible outcome. We work with our client's side-by-side and walk them through each step of the process to ensure they are an active participant in their case.
For more information contact Blair & Kim, PLLC today. Schedule a consultation by contacting our office and speaking with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.
215 NE 40th St #C-3
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 622-6562
To make a public records request from the City of Kent, please click on the following link: Public Records Request