A violent crime is a crime in which an individual uses or threatens force upon a victim. If you are charged with a violent crime, you could be facing years in prison. If that is the case, you need to contact a knowledgeable Columbus defense attorney. Wolfe Legal Services offers free consultation to individuals charged with violent crimes.
There are many types of violent crimes. Some types of violent crimes include the following:
If you are charged with a violent crime, there are defenses your criminal defense attorney can raise that can reduce your charges or even result in a dismissal of the charges against you. It is important to discuss the facts of your violent crime case and options with your criminal defense attorney. This will allow your lawyer to know if any of the defenses below can help you fight your case.
The list above was not an all-inclusive list of defenses for violent crimes. Contact your attorney about your legal defense options for your violent crime case.
Violent crime convictions can result in jail time and fines. In Columbus, Ohio, a violent crime can be classified as a misdemeanor or felony. Specifically, a violent crime can fall into one of the following classifications:
Unclassified felonies are the most serious type of felonies in Ohio. Unclassified felonies do not fall into a traditional category. Unclassified felonies include two types of violent crimes: murder and aggregated murder. The penalties range from 15 years in prison to death by execution. You can learn more about the punishments for misdemeanor crimes on our misdemeanor violent crimes penalty page. You can learn more about the punishments for felony crimes on our felony violent crimes penalty page.
If you are charged with a violent crime, the best thing to do is talk to a criminal defense attorney immediately. Wolfe Legal Services offers free consultations for people who facing charges related to a violent crime. Contact us today.