During a heated argument, things can get out of hand. These situations happen between strangers, friends, family, and even couples and may include slapping, shoving, pushing, or more serious altercations. When the police get involved and deem the actions a crime, you could be facing Assault and/or Domestic Violence charges. At Powers & Costeck, LLC, Attorneys at Law, we defend clients charged with assault in Skagit County, Island County, Snohomish County and Whatcom County. A well as the cities of Burlington, Mount Vernon, Anacortes,Sedro Woolley, Stanwood, Oak Harbor and Friday Harbor.
People can be charged with assault, even if they were not the aggressor or were defending themselves against an attack from another person. In many cases, charges are filed against the wishes of a loved one and you could be forbidden contact with that person. You must contact an assault defense lawyer on your side, if you have been charged with with this or any other crime of domestic violence to protect your freedom.
The consequences of an assault conviction are severe, which is why you need an experienced defense attorney to handle your case. If you are convicted, your freedom, employment, housing, and even child custody agreements can be affected. Don't risk losing your job, freedom, or your child. An experienced defense lawyer from our firm will fight for your rights and help avoid, or minimize, the impact on your life.
If you have been charged with assault in Skagit County, including Burlington, Mount Vernon, Anacortes, or Sedro Woolley, WA, don't wait to contact a defense attorney. We encourage you to read more about our firm and the legal services we provide for our clients. Contact our office today at (360) 419-0809 to schedule an appointment to discuss your case with an assault defense lawyer.