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Domestic Violence

Seattle Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Tacoma Restraining Order Attorney

Have you been charged with domestic violence in Seattle? Has a court issued a temporary order of protection against you? You may feel like your hands are tied, but now is the time to speak to an experienced attorney and get information about your rights. At the Seattle Law Office of James E. Sedney, we protect the rights of individuals who have been charged with domestic violence, including spousal abuse and child abuse.

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There are a variety of domestic violence criminal charges. We will answer any question you have about the particular charges you face and give you a realistic assessment of the situation and advise you on your best course of action. Over his 35 plus years of practice, attorney James Sedney has defended clients in a wide variety of domestic violence charges.

Temporary Order of Protection

Has there been a restraining order placed against you? A restraining order or temporary order for protection lasts for fourteen days and is not a criminal charge. However, at the end of fourteen days, both parties will present their cases in front of a judge who will determine whether or not there is a need for a long-term protection order. If a protective order is granted, it is possible that criminal charges could follow.

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Whether you have been charged with domestic violence or you have been hit with a restraining order, you want to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. At the Seattle Law Office of James E. Sedney, we can help you put together the best possible defense. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.