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VIOLENT CRIMES IN WASHINGTON
Offenses against the person in Washington State are outright violent acts or cause a reasonable fear of bodily harm in someone threatened expressly or impliedly with violence. Such violent crimes in Washington include assault, threats to harm or kill, harassment, stalking, reckless endangerment, domestic violence, unlawful imprisonment, kidnapping and violation of a protection order. These charges, whether require an experienced, razor-sharp defense strategy and often an experienced nonstop private investigator. I am fearless and relentless in protecting your rights, and in the courtroom will likely be your only real friend. Put my 30-plus years of experience to work for you.
VIOLENT ASSAULT AND FELONY ASSAULT DV
Assault in the first degree, a class A felony, is generally the worst violent offense although even Assault 2 DV (Class B felony) is a strike (get three of those and it’s life without parole). Bail is often sky high like $100,000 to $1,000,000 and the prison terms are long if you get convicted. I try to investigate all the weaknesses and inconsistencies in the government’s case, the alleged victims’ motives to fabricate, and tie the prosecution up with a myriad of motions a tough discovery demands. I fight to force them to prove their case against you beyond a reasonable doubt – or give us a livable discreet plea offer!
WHAT IS A VIOLENT CRIME IN WASHINGTON?
Violent crimes are defined as violent offense RCW 9.94A.030(45). Similarly, if the substantive offense is a “serious violent offense” or “most serious offense”, an attempt to commit the offense is likewise classified as a “serious violent offense” or “most serious offense”. RCW 9.94A.030(37) and (32).
THE EFFECTS OF VIOLENT CRIMES
In violent crimes involving Domestic violence has devastating short-term and long-term effects on the abused parties and their children, as well as the neighborhoods and communities. It impacts all areas of a one’s life – physical, psychological, as well as their health, housing, education, employment, family stability, social relationships, etc. Also, violence within the family promotes, according to psychological studies over the past 20 years, further/collateral social problems such as substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, and more violent crimes of all types. Therefore, the societal and financial costs of domestic violence are inestimably huge for everyone charged, harmed and for our communities at large.
Not surprisingly the legal and psychological definitions of DV are quite similar as this chart from the Washington Domestic Violence Bench Guide For Judicial Officers (Released 2015) depicts:
DON’T PANIC – GET RELIABLE, EXPERIENCED, CARING LEGAL HELP NOW
For all these reasons, you must have top-notch aggressive defense for any violent crime arrest or charge. Call an experienced, skillful, seasoned defense attorney now.