Domestic violence impact panels are a fairly new to Washington State. They seem to modeled upon victim panels associated with drunk driving.
The Domestic Violence Impact panel lasts about two hours and usually costs around $35.00. The panel may be composed of a Family Members of a murdered victim of Domestic Violence, a former Victim Of Domestic Violence, and a Perpetrator of Domestic Violence who has managed to change. The speakers are instructed not to try and shame the audience. Instead, the goal is to educate on the effects of domestic violence just like a DUI victim panel.
Kirk Davis is an experienced domestic violence attorney in Seattle, WA. Helping victims of violent crimes for decades, handling thousands of cases involving crimes as a domestic violence attorney throughout his career as a prosecutor. Kirk helps victims of violent crimes like an assault or domestic violence navigate both the criminal and the civil legal system as a domestic violence attorney before just compensation and justice may be achieved. Learn more >>