Violent Crime Charges
If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, it’s essential to find an attorney who’s committed to your case. You need someone who will protect your rights while offering the respect you deserve during this difficult time. At the Law Office of Matthew C. Hines, our team works tirelessly to provide clients with legal options and representation when they’re faced with criminal charges involving:
- First and second degree murder
- Voluntary and involuntary manslaughter
- Vehicular homicide
Violent Crime Penalties
State prosecutors and federal courts vigorously pursue violent crimes, because of their serious nature. Some of the penalties that can be faced by someone convicted of a violent crime, include fines, probation, restitution to the victim(s), mandatory anger management classes, as well as imprisonment. Serious long-term consequences can also be anticipated, since most violent crimes are also classified as felonies. These consequences include and are not limited to, the loss of the right to own a firearm, limited access to financial and housing opportunities, the loss of certain professional licenses, and difficulty in securing gainful employment.
Professional legal services are offered to individuals in the provision of legal defense, to the violent crimes of which they are charged with committing. These include:
- Violent threats
- Child abuse
- Gang crimes
- Hate crimes
- Terrorism/terrorist threats
If either yourself or someone you love has been charged with a violent crime, we recommend that you contact as soon as possible. Matthew C. Hines criminal defense lawyer, who is experienced in criminal law. He will prepare a defense to fight for the reduction or dismissal of your charges. The primary focus is the protection of the rights of clients and assistance in the avoidance of any severe punishment.
Experienced Defense for Violent Crime Charges
It is the practice of state and federal law enforcement agencies to work together, in the investigation and subsequent prosecution of individuals, who are suspected of having committed violent crimes. This is true especially in cases of hate crimes, gang violence, crimes against children and kidnapping. In particular, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), offers support on a consistent basis to state and local law enforcement organizations, with the aim of bringing violent offenders to justice. It is the main objective of prosecutors also, to be successful in gaining violent crime convictions.
Don’t Compromise Your Future
A conviction for a violent offense can result in a long prison sentence, a hefty fine, the loss of certain rights (such as the right to own a gun), and a permanent criminal record. Even first-time violent offenders can face serious consequences. For this reason, you must enlist an attorney who can work with prosecutors and defend you aggressively in court if necessary.
At the Law Office of Matthew C. Hines, we can provide you with a consultation to help you understand the steps involved in your case. Once engaged, we’ll do all that we can to help you combat your charges so that you can move forward with your life. To improve your chances of walking away from your charges with the best outcome possible, call our firm today.