Dealing with a criminal case is not just unfortunate, it’s downright stressful. I... more
Dealing with a criminal case is not just unfortunate, it’s downright stressful. I understand that your case is not just about what’s in the file sitting on my desk. Your case affects your job, your home, your ability to pay your basic bills, and most importantly, it affects your family. In every case I handle, I take the time to help you identify areas of undue stress surrounding your case and... view profile
A violent crime occurs when a person uses (or threatens to use) violence to harm another person, including rape, assault, and murder. The penalties for violent crimes are stiff; conviction almost always carries substantial jail time. If you are accused of a violent crime, you need an attorney with experience defending others in that particular crime, one who will understand how to best defend you based on your facts and circumstances. Sometimes the government will offer a “plea bargain,” meaning they will drop or lower the charges if you agree to a lesser crime. A violent crime lawyer will be able to evaluate the government's case and the terms of the bargain to suggest how to proceed in your best interests.