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Darren Collison faces domestic violence charges

Washington fans of basketball player Darren Collison may be interested in learning that on May 30, he was taken into custody on charges related to domestic violence. The charge is in connection with an altercation with his wife and is for inflicting corporal injury.

Deputies in Placer County, California received a call around 1 a.m. According to police reports, the woman had "visible injuries." Collison was also charged for having two warrants for driving with a suspended license. He was released on $55,000 bail.

Collison is a guard for the Sacramento Kings although he has played for several other teams. The Kings released a statement indicating that they were aware of the situation and that they did not condone violence. Furthermore, they said that they would take further action following more investigation into the facts of the situation.

A person who is facing charges of domestic violence or spousal abuse may want to consult an attorney. In addition to the legal problems that accompany such charges, a person may also face career or other repercussions. The person might want to work with an attorney who may be able to get the charges reduced or dismissed. A person might be able to work out an agreement in which the charges will be removed after certain actions that show compliance. Furthermore, there may be situations in which a person is wrongfully accused of domestic violence, and the person might want to defend themselves in court. An attorney might be able to advise regarding the best course of action depending on the situation.

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