Huntsville attorney arrested, charged with assaulting brother

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police confirm a local attorney was arrested this week.  Patrick Tuten is charged with third-degree domestic violence.

Sources tell WHNT News 19 police arrested Tuten on Tuesday afternoon after he assaulted his brother Robert inside a law office on Eastside Square.  Robert Tuten is also a lawyer.

Sources say the two had an argument over a business decision.

Patrick Tuten has practiced law since 1996. He was the past president of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

The Madison County Republican Party named Patrick as the first legal counsel for the county back in 2012.

WHNT News 19 is working to get more information on this story.

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