Miami Violent Crime Attorney
Murder, Assault, and Other Violent Criminal Offenses
Violent crimes include a variety acts which involve the use of threats or force. Depending upon the circumstances an individual who is charged with a violent crime is very often facing felony charges. Some examples of violent crimes include:
If you suspect that you may be charged with one of the above offense or some other violent crime, you need to seek the advice and assistance of an attorney with many years of experience with the justice system. Law enforcement and criminal prosecutors take a hard line with anyone suspected of using violence. Investigators assume guilt and look for evidence on which to base a criminal charge.
Violent Crime Defense in Miami, FL
A conviction of a violent crime has a number of adverse consequences, such as large fines, restitution, imprisonment, court fees, probation, community service, mandatory substance abuse or emotional counseling and a loss of privileges based on having a criminal record. Depending on the seriousness of the crime a conviction may result in a life sentence. While the penalties for a violent crime considered to be a misdemeanor are not as harsh, it would be a serious mistake not to fight the charge as any criminal record can have a negative impact on your future. A violent crime lawyer at the firm works diligently to get such charges dismissed or reduced.
In order to avoid a conviction, you must have a strong defense. It takes experience and insight to develop a defense strategy intended to obtain a positive result. A Miami criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas, P.A. has the skill and versatility to fight for you outside of the courtroom and in front of a jury if necessary.