Assault 3 Domestic Violence – Felony – Dismissed

Client was charged with felony assault domestic violence when his truck ran over his girlfriend’s leg during an argument in a parking lot. The girlfriend was badly injured and had to be taken to the hospital. The girlfriend wanted charges filed and was cooperating with police and the prosecutors.

After months of negotiations and work by defense investigators, the prosecutor dismissed the charge the week before trial. The client was exercising his right to defend himself under Washington law. It turned out she was the initial aggressor and he was trying to escape her assaulting him.