In Washington State, a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction for the following crimes will result in a loss of firearm rights: Protecting and Restoring your Gun Rights At Beckwith DV Law, we have successfully saved the gun rights of over 1000 clients, including military soldiers, police officers, hunters, and others who use firearms for recreation or.
Civil Consequences of Domestic Violence
Besides criminal consequences that can include jail time, fines, and treatment, a domestic violence conviction can trigger a wide range of civil consequences outside of the Washington State criminal justice system. Travel Restrictions If you are convicted of certain domestic violence crimes, you will be subject to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS).
Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence
In Washington State, a person will be charged with Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence after committing a domestic violence crime and preventing or attempting to prevent the alleged victim or a witness from any of the following: Calling 911 Making a police report Receiving medical assistance A necessary element of this crime is.
False Accusations of Domestic Violence
False reporting charges are often filed against the alleged victim of a domestic violence (DV) crime in Washington State. In some cases, an alleged victim changes their story to protect the person that they originally accused of a crime. In other situations, there may have been a misunderstanding, resulting in an unfair and inaccurate police.
Stalking can be a felony or a gross misdemeanor in Washington State. It is similar to the charge of harassment and it is not uncommon for both charges to be filed. Stalking charges are frequently the result of a misunderstanding or a vindictive accuser. WA State law does not require the victim to tell you.
Protection Orders – Court Orders Preventing Contact
In Washington State, there are a few different types of court orders that can be issued to prevent contact between two people. Although it’s common for people to refer to all court orders preventing contact as restraining orders, the type of order that is issued will depend on who initiates the order as well as.
Domestic Violence Criminal Process
Once the police are called for a domestic disturbance, the case can go through seven steps before it is resolved. The following is a summary of the domestic violence criminal process in Washington State: 1. Domestic Violence Police Response When domestic violence is reported, there is a mandatory arrest law in Washington. This means that.