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Criminal Defense And The Returning Veteran

Shad Meshad, President of the National Veterans Foundation has been saying for a long time: “There is a tsunami coming and our police and criminal courts are not equipped to handle the onslaught.” The returning veteran from Iraq and Afghanistan (not unlike those from Vietnam and Desert Storm) are finding themselves dealing with the often-harsh realities and challenges of civilian life.”

The unique problems of veterans who may be arrested or tried for crimes after they have returned form overseas present a new challenge to the Seattle criminal defense attorney. Instances of PTSD and TBI are evidenced at alarming rates. The returning veteran may not know which way to turn in they find them selves in legal trouble.

For some quick facts about these two medical conditions see this guide from The Department of Defense.

The Crowley Law Firm PLLC as experienced practicing criminal defense attorneys with offices in Seattle and Yakima, Washington, approach each client case with compassion, professionalism and over twenty years experience in defending the accused. There is never any doubt that they are their to represent their client to the fullest.

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