Violent Crimes Attorney Akron, OH
What are the Penalties for Violent Crimes?
Have you been accused of committing a violent crime? Violent crimes carry harsh penalties that can have devastating impacts on your future. With your freedom possibly being at stake, you will want experienced legal representation in your case that will maximize your chances of a reduction in your charges, if not a full exoneration.
DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder provides professional criminal defense representation to individuals throughout the Akron area. The team of Attorney Yoder and Attorney DiCaudo has successfully represented countless clients in their criminal cases, including those that involved violent crimes.
We handled cases throughout Summit County, Portage County, Stark County & Medina County.
Violent Crime Charges in Akron
A violent crime is any act that involves the use of violent or harmful force against another, or the threatening of another with such force.
Offenses that are considered violent crimes include:
- Assault (of a minor/with a weapon)
- Non-negligent manslaughter
- Aggravated assault
Violent Crime Penalties in Ohio
Violent crimes that involve weapons or other aggravating factors can carry the same penalties, but those penalties will be increased in their severity (a longer prison sentence, for example).
In our state, violent crimes are swiftly met with severe penalties, such as:
- Expensive fines
- Hours of community service
- Jail or prison time
Legal Representation for Individuals Charged With a Violent Crime
As both attorneys have served as prosecutors at one time in their legal careers, they have strong insight into both sides of the criminal process, which allows them to provide knowledgeable and thorough service to each and every client. Contact our Akron violent crime lawyers if you have been arrested and charged with a violent offense, and we will provide you with diligent help with the intent of securing a wholly positive resolution to your case.