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. In our state, violent crimes are swiftly met with severe penalties, such as expensive fines, probation, hours of community service, and jail or prison time. 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). Offenses that are considered violent crimes include:
If you are facing violent crime charges, it is in your best interest to contact an Akron criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. 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. 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 offices if you have been arrested and charged with a violent crime, and we will provide you with diligent help with the intent of securing a wholly positive resolution to your case.
If you are charged with committing a violent crime, contact an Akron violent crime attorney right away for aggressive legal defense in your case.