Experienced Olympia Domestic Violence Attorneys Passionately Representing You
Domestic violence charges can range from minor misdemeanor offenses to serious felony offenses. If you have been charged with domestic violence, talk to an attorney at Horwath Law in Olympia, WA.
Washington State defines domestic violence in RCW 26.50 as:
- Physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury or assault, between family or household members; Sexual assault of one family or household member by another; or stalking as defined in RCW 9A.46.110 of one family or household member by another family or household member
Many allegations of domestic violence are a result of complicated family circumstances that may require an experienced and understanding attorney to thoroughly investigate and use when crafting a defense. Horwath Law Criminal Defense Attorneys in Olympia, WA understand the family dynamics that may lead to such accusations, and are skilled at tailoring your defense strategy when addressing issues raised by the prosecutor.
At Horwath Law Criminal Defense Attorneys in Olympia, we understand that there are two sides to a family conflict. Having a competent attorney is important in order to guide you through the process and help make sure the prosecutor hears your side of the story.
Consequences of a Domestic Violence Olympia Charge:
Domestic violence conviction
- Jail time
- No contact order
- Domestic Violence treatment requirements
- Loss of firearm rights
- Financial consequences, fines and costs
- Loss of license as a doctor, lawyer, nurse, or teacher
Always Working Expertly to Protect Your Rights and Your Record
Domestic violence conviction records are kept by police law enforcement and can have adverse consequences in the event of a background check on your records. Anyone who elects to look into a police database will have no idea that you may have been innocent of the charge, or that it was self-defense. All they will know is that you were convicted of a domestic violence charge and stereotype you as an abuser. That is why Horwath Law expert criminal defense attorneys, who have earned the respect of prosecutors throughout Olympia, WA, have an excellent record of finding plausible alternatives to a conviction and will fully dedicate themselves to avoid a domestic violence conviction.
Thurston County Domestic Violence Attorneys
The criminal court system is extremely tough on domestic violence crimes and often prosecutes the accused to the maximum extent allowed by the law. We at Horwath Law criminal defense lawyers in Olympia, WA are fully aware of the court's approach and we will fight aggressively in protecting your rights, your freedom, and your future.
Trust Us To Deliver
When faced with domestic violence charges, you need an ally you can trust. Choose a caring domestic violence attorney at Horwath Law in Olympia. Our lawyers advise and represent clients in Olympia, Lacey, Yelm, and all of Thurston County, WA. Contact us to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced Olympia attorneys today.