Domestic Violence in Seattle

Don’t Allow Your Life to be Ruined – Get Help from Our Seattle Domestic Violence Attorneys

Domestic violence covers a handful of differing degrees of crime. The penalties associated with each can be life altering in their own right, but a domestic violence conviction can also result in financial ruin, loss of employment, and the disintegration of your family. If you’ve been charged with this serious crime you should waste no time in contacting one of our Seattle domestic violence lawyers for a confidential consultation.

For this offense, the severity of the punishment matches the maliciousness of the crime. Most cases of domestic violence fall into the category of a gross misdemeanor, and can result in a year in jail and a $5,000 fine. If injuries were involved then the charges could be elevated to a felony. If you have been convicted of harassing a family member in the past, then you could be charged with a Class C felony for domestic violence, with penalties that include a $10,000 fine and five years behind bars.

If you took your frustrations out on property during your alleged domestic violence incident you could be charged with malicious mischief and sentenced to make restitution for the damages. Every case is different because so many variables could be considered differently, so it’s vital that you speak with one of our Seattle domestic violence attorneys about the details involved in your case.

A quality defense strategy starts with an experienced attorney like Jason S. Newcombe. With over 30 years of collective experience, our law firm has represented clients in District and Municipal Court all over Seattle State. Whether you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony domestic violence crime, you need to take these charges seriously. Your future could well depend on the actions you take right now.

Get the Facts from One of Our Seattle Domestic Violence Lawyers

Domestic ViolenceIn most domestic violence calls, the responding officer will arrest the party who appears to be the aggressor. Even if the alleged victim chooses not to press charges, it is likely the state will still seek a conviction. This usually results in a no-contact order automatically being issued that prevents the defendant from engaging with the other party in any way.

The protection order can be extended by the by the alleged victim, or they can request that the court remove it completely. Any violation of this order could lead to another arrest, additional charges, and make it hard to mitigate the damage from the original domestic violence crime.

Our Seattle domestic violence attorneys will want to get an early start on your defense to give them the best chance of a favorable outcome. What a person considers favorable can vary, but mitigating the damage is the first and primary goal. Our Seattle domestic violence lawyers are experienced litigators with decades of combined experience dealing with criminal law.

Contact us today for a free confidential case evaluation, and make sure you are protecting the value of your future and that of your family.

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