DV assault of child charge: dismissed

Mar 6, 2019

Following nearly a year of intensive investigation by a team of King County Sheriff’s detectives, Kate was charged with DV assault of her young daughter. As a result, she lost her job at a large legal agency.

Kate hired Puget Law Group to defend her. Following an interview of the alleged victim, Dan pointed out several inconsistencies between her statements at the interview and statements given to the detectives in the earlier investigation.

After several months and just weeks before trial, Dan persuaded the prosecutor to dismiss the case against Kate. Dan also successfully negotiated to have a CPS finding of “neglect” reversed and dismissed.

Kate hopes to pursue law studies and sit for the Bar exam – both of which would have been all but impossible with a DV Assault conviction on her record.