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If you’ve been arrest or charged with a domestic violence crime in Washington State, you already know how seriously law enforcement takes these cases.  What starts with a simple call to 911 can spiral out of control and end in a family being torn apart.


This is due to the strict domestic violence laws in Washington State which require police responding to a domestic violence call to arrest one of the parties if they believe that a crime has occurred, no matter how minor or innocuous the underlying act may seem.   The arresting officer simply has no discretion.

If you are covicted of a domestic violence crime in Washington State, you will face consequences far beyond the threat of jail.  A conviction for a domestic violence crime in Washington State carries the possibility of the imposition of “No Contact Orders,” the loss of Aaron S Kiviatconstitutional rights, immigration consequences, the loss of firearm rights, mandatory DV batterers treatment classes as well as substance and alcohol abuse therapy.  Furthermore, a conviction for a domestic violence crime can have long-lasting and detrimental effects on future employment and housing.
What Can Aaron Kiviat Do to Help Your Case?


Seattle domestic violence attorney Aaron Kiviat is an experienced and effective advocate for individuals facing domestic violence charges in all courts in Washington State.  If you call his office, Aaron will be happy to schedule you for a free 1-hour consultation to meet in his office face to face and discuss the specific charges you are facing.  Seattle domestic violence attorney Aaron Kiviat will listen patiently to the specific facts and circumstances of your legal matter and will advise you of the elements of your charges, the possible outcomes of your case, as well as the best strategy to fight your charges.  Call now to schedule a free consultation:  206 658-2404

NBA player Terrence Williams speaks to his defense attorney Aaron Kiviat during his bail hearing in front Judge Charles DeLaurenti II, where the judge found probable cause to hold him on investigation of second degree assault, at King County Regional Justice Center, in Kent, on Monday, May 20, 2013. (Photograph by MARCUS YAM/The Seattle Times) Assignment ID: 129924 Methode ID: 3.0.1365107418#Sports#Sports#20130521#3.0.1365107418