Practice Areas

  • Assault

  • Theft

  • DUI

  • Controlled Substances

  • Weapon Misconduct

  • Domestic Violence

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Criminal Defense

Have you been accused of a crime?  Don’t fight it alone, call our office today to talk to one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers now and see what options are available to you.

Have someone on your side.  With representation through our firm you aren’t just another case on the docket, we take a personal approach and care about your future and the result of your case.  Not only will you find a talented, trained attorney, you will find an advocate who wants to fight for you.

BFQ, your trusted attorneys, are prepared to serve all your legal needs. Call us today for a free and honest appraisal of your case. During this meeting, we will answer any questions you have about the intimidating aspects of your case.

Misdemeanor Crime

A misdemeanor is categorized into 3 levels, Class A Misdemeanor, Class B Misdemeanor and Class C Misdemeanor.  Judges typically have information about the crime and a defendant’s criminal record readily available and usually sentences the defendant immediately after trial or a guilty plea and may involve up to one year in jail, fines and restitution.

Felony Crime

Felonies are either unclassified or classified as Class A, B or C. The sentencing and handling of a felony case can be complicated with numerous rules, statutes, and regulations that must be taken into consideration.  Sentencing in felony cases may include:  prison, fines, community service, restitution to victims, treatment for substance abuse, mental health or anger management, surcharges, and/or probation.

Our criminal representation attorneys also represent clients in the following areas:




Controlled Substance

Weapons Misconduct

Domestic Violence

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most states determine that assault occurs when a person recklessly or intentionally causes bodily harm to another individual.

Alaska defines three different degrees of assault that range from Class B Felony to Class A Misdemeanor.  Assault in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree are considered felony assault, and Assault in the 4th degree is considered a misdemeanor.  Penalties for Assault charges range depending on the severity and can include some or all of the following:  incarceration, fines, probation, community service, and/or restation paid.

Criminal defense attorneys are well versed in the extensive criminal law, understands the complex legal definitions and are well versed in the many defenses that can be used when facing an assault charge.  An attorney can negotiate on your behalf to negotiate a plea that reduces charges or penalties, or if you are falsely accused has the experience and knowledge to represent and defend you in trial.


Many states define theft of less than $750 as a misdemeanor charge.  A theft of $750 or more is defined as a felony.


Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime in Alaska.  Don’t wait, call an experienced attorney to help you when facing these charges.  DUIs can be classified as a misdemeanor or felony dependent on the surrounding facts of the case.  DUI charges and convictions can have lasting implications on your professional life and personal life.  Call our office today to see how we can help you.

Controlled Section

Controlled substance crimes be broken into five degrees that can include both misdemeanor charges and felony charges.  The intricacies of controlled substance law in Alaska is a very complex and detail specific section of statutes to navigate.  Don’t try to do this alone, call our firm today to see how we can work with you.

Weapons Misconduct

Misconduct involving weapons in Alaska is categorized into 5 degrees.  The charges of weapons misconduct can have a devastating impact on one’s future, not only in background checks, but employment and future endeavors.  Don’t lose your second amendment right, call our office today to see how we can help you to fight.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can be broken down into civil domestic violence cases and criminal domestic violence cases.  Many states hold mandatory arrest for crimes involving domestic violence, violation of protective orders, and violation of condition of release.  The charge of domestic violence can negatively impact one’s future in professional and personal life drastically.  Don’t fight the fight alone, call us today to get an experienced attorney in your corner that will fight for you.


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