November 5

Loss of Gun Rights from Domestic Violence & Restoring Firearms Rights

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.

November 5

Non-Criminal Consequences of Domestic Violence

Besides direct consequences that can include jail time, fines, and treatment, a domestic violence conviction can trigger many consequences outside of the Washington State court system. These consequences can affect your current employment, future employment opportunities, housing, and ability to travel or relocate. Travel If you are convicted of certain domestic violence crimes, you will.

November 5

Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence

In Washington State, a person will be charged with this crime if they commit a crime of domestic violence AND prevent or attempt to prevent the alleged victim or a witness from calling 911, making a police report, or receiving medical assistance. A necessary element of this crime is that an act of domestic violence.

November 5

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.

November 5

Stalking Charges

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 accuser to tell you.

November 5

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.

November 5

Domestic Violence Criminal Process

Once the police are called for a domestic disturbance, the case can potentially 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.