Domestic Violence Lawyers in Tacoma
Accused of Domestic or Family Abuse in Western Washington?
If you have been arrested for domestic violence, you likely understand how serious the charges against you are. Domestic violence is often difficult to disprove, especially if evidence has been gathered against you. Our skilled Tacoma criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Krupa & Clark are prepared to fight even the harshest offenses.
The following crimes or behavior may be considered domestic violence:
- Assault or battery
- Sexual assault
- Emotional abuse
- Child abuse
- Child endangerment
In the case of domestic violence, actions are not limited to those committed against a spouse or romantic partner. Domestic violence refers to actions which are taken against any person with whom you share a household or have an ongoing relationship with. This may include a family member, child, roommate, ex-spouse, spouse, or partner.
Common Defenses for Domestic Violence
There are many different circumstances in which you could be arrested or charged with domestic violence. In most cases, a bystander or family member will call the police because they believe that the situation at hand is dangerous. However, there are many instances where accusations of domestic violence are made out of anger or with ulterior motives. Our team works to gather evidence to put together an effective defense. For example, we may try to prove that the other parent of your child accused you of domestic violence in order to gain custody.
Free Consultation for Criminal Defense Clients
Whether you have just been charged or you have a restraining order taken out against you, it is important that you act quickly. Time is of the essence when it comes to alleged domestic violence incidents. Law enforcement and other agencies tend to act quickly, filing motions against the accused, which means you could find yourself facing both legal and personal consequences. Our Tacoma criminal defense attorneys are here to ensure your rights are protected and that you have an opportunity to tell your side of the story.
Call us now at (253) 345-4506 for a free consultation.