Can I Go To Jail For Domestic Violence?

Yes, you can go to jail for domestic violence. In fact, most people who are charged with domestic violence have already went to jail. In Washington State, there's a mandatory arrest law for domestic violence. If an officer shows up and there's a claimed assault, then they have to make an arrest if it's within four hours of the time that they show up. Now if you go to court for a domestic violence charge, most of the charges have a maximum penalty of 364 days in jail and a fine. It's really important that you have the right attorney to make sure you don't actually end up in jail. So if you or someone you know is charged with domestic violence, please give the Law Offices of Lance Fryrear a call and we'll see what we can do right away to make sure that you do not go to jail.