Assault and battery is a serious criminal offense that can result in a number of penalties and life-changing outcomes. It is important that you work with a skilled and experienced Seattle assault attorney to avoid serious consequences, including prison time and a permanent criminal record that could damage your reputation and your future. At the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC, we answer all your questions and begin building your defense immediately.
There are four degrees of assault in the state of Washington and each carries the potential for jail time. You need a skilled criminal defense lawyer in Seattle to present the strongest possible defense against the particular charges you face, including:
Prison terms for felony assault convictions can be longer if the assault was committed with a deadly weapon, including but not limited to a firearm, a knife or a club.
Contacting top-notch Seattle sexual assault attorneys from James Newton Law is your best first step if you are accused of assault and battery. Our defense strategies include seeking a reduction of the charge to a misdemeanor or, in the case of a domestic violence complaint, having a Seattle domestic assault lawyer work diligently to have the charges dropped.
Call us immediately to discuss your specific circumstances. The sooner we assess your case, the sooner your defense can begin.
If you are facing assault and battery charges, we can help. Call us at 206.389.1855 or contact the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC online. With offices conveniently located throughout the state, we serve clients everywhere in Washington, including Tacoma, Kent and surrounding areas in King County. We take calls 24 hours a day.