Criminal Defense. 
Protection From Prosecution.

When private matters become legal matters, it’s imperative that you’re represented by a firm that can protect your rights while protecting your reputation. Pacific Point Defense specializes in Domestic Violence cases and knows how to find the facts needed to win. We listen to our clients and prepare defense strategies that are built for their success. If you’ve been charged with a Domestic Violence crime, contact us today and let’s work together to clear your name and win your case.

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Criminal Defense

Our team will investigate every detail of your arrest and help you determine what’s needed to best defend your case. As advocates of the law, we specialize in all facets of Criminal Defense and know how to develop the necessary tactics to achieve the best results. Work with us and we’ll ensure your freedoms are thoroughly protected.

What is Domestic Violence in Thurston County, Olympia and Lacey?

A crime is labeled domestic violence (DV) if the complaining witness is related to the person accused. The relationship can be based on a current or past romantic relationship, a common child or residence, or any blood or marriage familial tie. The most common domestic violence Thurston County charges include assault, malicious mischief or destruction of property, interfering with a 911 call, violation of a domestic violence protection order or no contact order, harassment and reckless endangerment.

Because these allegations are usually based on one persons account of an incident there is often very little physical evidence to support the charge. The charges often arise from a heated moment and can be exaggerated or even fabricated. Calling into question the accuracy of the “victim’s” statement is one of primary ways to combat charges of domestic violence. An experienced Olympia Domestic Violence lawyer can make all of the difference. The Attorney’s at Pacific Point routinely obtains 
dismissals on domestic violence charges.

Accusations of Washington State drug crimes are taken very seriously by law enforcement, prosecutors, and the courts. A conviction for a Washington State drug crime will have serious long-term consequences including, but not limited to potential jail time and significant fines.
Our office understands after you have been arrested for a Washington State drug charge you may have feelings of despair, hopelessness, and even anger. There is hope that your charge will be successfully resolved and, even more importantly, you will make it through this period.

If you have been charged with VUCSA (Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act) the potential jail sentence depend on the allegations, your criminal history, and any enhancements to the charge.

Juvenile courts in Washington operate differently than adult courts.
It is important to have an experienced Seattle / Tacoma juvenile
criminal defense lawyer in order to ensure that your child is represented competently.

Has your Washington driver’s license been suspended? You can take action and retain your driving privileges. The Tacoma Criminal Defense firm of Horwath Law can help you protect your rights at every stage. The sooner you contact an experienced lawyer, the sooner you can take action to clear your suspended license.

It is a crime for a person who is under the age of 21 to be in a public place while possessing alcohol or exhibiting the effects of having consumed alcohol in Washington state. This is called Minor in Possession, or MIP, in the Seattle / Tacoma area. The crime is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $5000 fine. Other consequences could include probation, alcohol treatment, community service or house arrest.
In addition, a teen charged with MIP will face a license suspension with the Department of Licensing. The suspension could last anywhere from 1 year to several years. A charge of MIP could also affect a person’s ability to obtain a permit or intermediate license in the future, even if that person is not yet licensed. The licensing consequences apply regardless of if the crime was committed while driving or while in a vehicle.

The licensing process is complicated and it is essential to have the representation of someone who is experienced with the court and DMV process. The lawyers at Horwath Law can assist your child with a MIP charge and obtain a favorable resolution. Call the office today for a free consultation whether you have been charged in Seattle, Sea-Tac, Renton, Kent, Auburn, Federal Way, Tacoma, Puyallup, Lakewood, Olympia, Yelm, Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Bremerton, Silverdale, or most other Puget Sound locations.

For more information on Tacoma Minors In Possession, visit our DUI web site: Horwath Law Tacoma DUI Attorney. For a free consultation call Angela Horwath at 253-649-2636.

Paying a traffic ticket could cost you insurance rates and possibly your job.

If you are fortunate enough to be visiting our site prior to being charged with a crime you are in a unique position to control the outcome of you situation. The investigation stage is the best time to consult and hire a criminal defense attorney. If you have been contacted by the police and are under investigation by a law enforcement in Washington, you must make sure you are protected. An experienced criminal defense attorney can act as a shield between you and law enforcement and often times can avoid the criminal charges completely.

Unintentional self-incrimination is a huge risk at this point in the case and the guidance of an experienced attorney is critical. Angela Horwath will advise you during the process and keep your constitutional rights from being violated.

Charges including Theft, Shoplifting, Forgery, ID Theft, Burglary, Malicious Mischief and Robbery. Property crimes are typically considered acts of dishonesty, which include unique and expansive consequences, including denial of professional licenses, employment opportunities and immigration/deportation issues. Juveniles and students in Washington schools charged with property crimes may face academic consequences that are far reaching.

Pacific Point Defense has experienced property crime lawyers throughout Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Bremerton, and in between that can help you avoid the consequences of conviction and even protect your interest in maintaining a clean record.

Our attention to the long-range consequences of your situation as well 
as the immediate defense problem can save your career, protect your access to educational opportunities, or even keep your immigration 
status intact.

Accusations of Washington State drug crimes are taken very seriously by law enforcement, prosecutors, and the courts. A conviction for a Washington State drug crime will have serious long-term consequences including, but not limited to potential jail time and significant fines.
Our office understands after you have been arrested for a Washington State drug charge you may have feelings of despair, hopelessness, and even anger. There is hope that your charge will be successfully resolved and, even more importantly, you will make it through this period.

If you have been charged with VUCSA (Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act) the potential jail sentence depend on the allegations, your criminal history, and any enhancements to the charge.

Juvenile courts in Washington operate differently than adult courts.
It is important to have an experienced Seattle / Tacoma juvenile
criminal defense lawyer in order to ensure that your child is represented competently.

Has your Washington driver’s license been suspended? You can take action and retain your driving privileges. The Tacoma Criminal Defense firm of Horwath Law can help you protect your rights at every stage. The sooner you contact an experienced lawyer, the sooner you can take action to clear your suspended license.

It is a crime for a person who is under the age of 21 to be in a public place while possessing alcohol or exhibiting the effects of having consumed alcohol in Washington state. This is called Minor in Possession, or MIP, in the Seattle / Tacoma area. The crime is punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $5000 fine. Other consequences could include probation, alcohol treatment, community service or house arrest.
In addition, a teen charged with MIP will face a license suspension with the Department of Licensing. The suspension could last anywhere from 1 year to several years. A charge of MIP could also affect a person’s ability to obtain a permit or intermediate license in the future, even if that person is not yet licensed. The licensing consequences apply regardless of if the crime was committed while driving or while in a vehicle.

The licensing process is complicated and it is essential to have the representation of someone who is experienced with the court and DMV process. The lawyers at Horwath Law can assist your child with a MIP charge and obtain a favorable resolution. Call the office today for a free consultation whether you have been charged in Seattle, Sea-Tac, Renton, Kent, Auburn, Federal Way, Tacoma, Puyallup, Lakewood, Olympia, Yelm, Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Bremerton, Silverdale, or most other Puget Sound locations.

For more information on Tacoma Minors In Possession, visit our DUI web site: Horwath Law Tacoma DUI Attorney. For a free consultation call Angela Horwath at 253-649-2636.

Paying a traffic ticket could cost you insurance rates and possibly your job.

If you are fortunate enough to be visiting our site prior to being charged with a crime you are in a unique position to control the outcome of you situation. The investigation stage is the best time to consult and hire a criminal defense attorney. If you have been contacted by the police and are under investigation by a law enforcement in Washington, you must make sure you are protected. An experienced criminal defense attorney can act as a shield between you and law enforcement and often times can avoid the criminal charges completely.

Unintentional self-incrimination is a huge risk at this point in the case and the guidance of an experienced attorney is critical. Angela Horwath will advise you during the process and keep your constitutional rights from being violated.

Charges including Theft, Shoplifting, Forgery, ID Theft, Burglary, Malicious Mischief and Robbery. Property crimes are typically considered acts of dishonesty, which include unique and expansive consequences, including denial of professional licenses, employment opportunities and immigration/deportation issues. Juveniles and students in Washington schools charged with property crimes may face academic consequences that are far reaching.

Pacific Point Defense has experienced property crime lawyers throughout Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Bremerton, and in between that can help you avoid the consequences of conviction and even protect your interest in maintaining a clean record.

Our attention to the long-range consequences of your situation as well 
as the immediate defense problem can save your career, protect your access to educational opportunities, or even keep your immigration 
status intact.