Domestic Violence during COVID-19

Stay-home and shelter-in-place orders can create stress between spouses and domestic partners. Disputes can arise over changing finances, home-schooled children and even interruptions to hobbies and other enjoyable activities. Spokane County already has one of the...

Domestic Violence Protection Orders: The Basics

Early in most Domestic Violence criminal cases the judge will issue a Protection Order, also known as a No Contact Order (NCO). A NCO in a domestic violence case prohibits the person charged with the crime from contacting the accuser, including through social media,...