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Assault crimes are vigorously prosecuted in Washington State. Many assault cases have two sides. We can help you determine if you have any defenses.

The simple truth is that crimes of violence are terrible to have on your record. That blemish will automatically prohibit you from many careers and will make many other employers second guess whether they should hire you. For some professions, you really become unemployable.

The consequences of a conviction go beyond that though. You are also facing possible jail time, fines, probation, no contact orders, anger management & drug/alcohol classes, and maybe even the loss of gun rights.

The impact a conviction has could literally be life altering. It is important to have an experienced criminal lawyer help you in your time of need and protect your future. Our Washington State assault attorneys are here to answer your questions during your initial consultation. 

Assault charges alleging domestic violence add another lawyer of complexity to the equation.

If your Washington Assault charge involves allegations of domestic violence, you can assume that your case will be vigorously prosecuted.  The trend has been building for a considerable amount of time now.  But, crimes that involve domestic violence are a top priority for prosecutors throughout the State of Washington.

An assault charge can be categorized under four different degrees. Assault 1°, 2°, and 3° are felonies which are the most serious. Felonies are handled by your county Superior Court. Assault 3° is a gross misdemeanor, which is less that a felony but still very serious. These are handled by your local municipal court or the district court.

Whether you are charged with Assault 1°, 2°, 3° or 4° is dependent on a variety of factors, including the extent of the injuries or potential injuries, whether weapons were involved, and who was the victim.

Whenever there is an alleged crime between two people, there will always be two sides to the story. It is important that your side of the story is heard. An experienced attorney is necessary to make sure you have your voice heard and your rights are protected.

Whether the police did not believe you or did not even ask you what happened, you need an attorney who can have a proper dialogue with the prosecutor and convey what actually happened. Our assault lawyers are here to be on your side. Contact us now to discuss you case.