Crimes of violence in the state of North Carolina include but are not limited to assault and battery, rape, and homicide. If you are charged with committing a crime of violence in this state, you must be represented by an experienced Winston-Salem violent crimes attorney.
Violent crimes are dealt with quite harshly in North Carolina’s criminal courts. A conviction for a violent crime may result in a jail sentence, and in the most egregious cases, a lengthy prison term.
EXACTLY HOW IS A “VIOLENT” CRIME DEFINED BY THE LAW?
Under North Carolina law, crimes of violence happen when a perpetrator threatens to use violence, attempts to use violence, or does in fact use violence to harm another person. A crime of violence may or may not include the use of a weapon.
Depending on the details of the charge and the defendant’s previous criminal record, a crime of violence may be prosecuted in this state as a misdemeanor or as a felony, and a violent crime case may be tried in a state court or in a federal court.
WHAT VIOLENT CRIME CASES DO OUR LAWYERS HANDLE AT LAWSMITH?
At LAWSMITH, we are experienced defense lawyers who routinely represent those charged with crimes of violence including murder and manslaughter; assault with intent to kill and assault with a deadly weapon; rape and sexual assault; kidnapping, carjacking, and hate crimes.
Vehicular manslaughter is also considered a violent crime in North Carolina. Any conviction for any crime of violence is going to entail harsh legal consequences. Your career, your family, and your future will be damaged and quite possibly devastated.
The bottom line is that no one can afford to be convicted of committing a violent crime. If you are charged with committing a violent crime in North Carolina, let us help.
HOW CAN A GOOD VIOLENT CRIME DEFENSE ATTORNEY HELP YOU?
You’ll need to be represented by an experienced Winston-Salem violent crimes attorney who has successfully defended others in similar circumstances. Make the call and speak to an attorney with LAWSMITH at once.
At LAWSMITH, the Law Offices of J. Scott Smith, an experienced criminal defense lawyer will protect your rights if you’ve been charged with a crime of violence, aggressively contest the prosecution’s case against you, and fight diligently for the justice that you’ll need and deserve.
Experienced Winston-Salem defense lawyer J. Scott Smith has built a reputation for legal excellence and a record of success on behalf of his clients. He will explain your legal options and fight aggressively for the best possible resolution to the criminal charge or charges against you.
Contact Us Now – Or As Soon As You Need Legal Help
Each LAWSMITH client receives reliable, trustworthy legal advice and aggressive defense representation. We are the lawyers that scores of clients in the Winston-Salem area have turned to and trusted with their most daunting and important legal matters.
If you are charged with a crime of violence in the Winston-Salem or Greensboro area, call LAWSMITH promptly at 336-306-8644, or complete the contact form here on our website, and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.
LAWSMITH is located in Winston-Salem at 250 Executive Park Boulevard, Suite 100, and also in Greensboro at 204 Muirs Chapel Road, Suite 104. If you are facing a criminal charge for a violent crime in North Carolina, do not wait. Contact LAWSMITH immediately.