TACOMA PRE-CHARGING LAWYER

Pre-Charging Representation

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.

During this phase before your case is handed to the State, Angela Horwath, criminal defense attorney will do everything possible to accomplish the following:

  • Prevent filing of charges
  • Reduce charges
  • Assist with surrender and avoid arrest
  • Enforce your constitutional rights
  • Divert allegations into an informal resolution
  • Contact the detective and advise him/her to direct all future contact with you through the attorney
  • Arrange for a confidential polygraph
  • Refuse speaking with the police or investigators
  • Request an attorney to be present when speaking with police

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

"If you need legal help, Angela is the person to choose."

All my questions were answered very promptly. If you need legal help, Angela is the person to choose.
– Arron, DUI Client
"Horwath law is a great to work with... very knowledgeable and customer orientated... Professional attorney..."

Horwath law is a great to work with... very knowledgeable and customer orientated... Professional attorney... loved having on my side… Knowledge was impressive.
– Brian
"We can't thank you enough for your stellar service, because of your due diligence the case was dismissed."

We can't thank you enough for your stellar service, because of your due diligence the case was dismissed. Saving us years of stress. You rock!
– Cossetta, Tacoma

OUR ATTORNEYS

Angela Horwath is the owner and lead attorney of Horwath Law. Her career has been dedicated entirely to criminal defense and she has been lead counsel on thousands of criminal cases. Mrs. Horwath maintains excellent relationships with her clients and that is why the majority of Horwath Law’s clients are referrals from previous clients.

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Kelsey Ault is a lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest and received her law degree at Seattle University. She earned her B.A. at Chapman University, graduating with a major in Sociology with a focus on Criminal Justice. Kelsey believes that there are two sides to every story and works diligently to ensure that each client is given a voice.

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Alison Ganem is a compassionate advocate for those accused of a crime. While she works aggressively to represent her clients, she also respects that each of her clients is different, each with different circumstances and stories. She understands the stress and fear the uncertainty of the criminal process can bring to a client and their loved ones…

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