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Memphis Violent Crime Lawyer
Defending Clients Accused Of a Violent Crime in Shelby County
The state of Tennessee criminalizes a wide range of violent crimes, that include assault, battery, murder, and other offenses. Depending on the specific nature of the violent offense and any prior convictions, penalties for these crimes could include jail or prison time, fines, probation, and/or community service. Additionally, some violent offenders may be mandated to pay restitution to the victims of their offenses.
It is vital that you have skilled representation on your side and that you pursue a favorable outcome in your case. At the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., our violent crime lawyers in Memphis can provide you with the skillful legal assistance that you need, and we can help you skillfully pursue a favorable outcome in the criminal charges that you face.
Have you been accused of a violent crime? Call The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., today at (901) 878-5434 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our violent crime attorney in Memphis.
What is a Considered a Violent Crime in Tennessee?
A violent crime could include any of the following criminal acts, among others:
- Car Jacking
- Aggravated assault
- Simple assault
- Domestic Violence
Tennessee Penalties For Violent Crimes
There are many types of crime in Tennessee that fall under the category of violent. Facing criminal charges for a violent crime could result in severe penalties upon conviction. The crime of assault involves intentional injury, physical contact, or infliction of fear or threat of bodily injury on another. The crime is elevated to aggravated assault when serious bodily injury occurs or when a deadly weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
Murder is the intentional killing of another with malice aforethought. Robbery involves taking possessions from the person of another through use of force or fear. If you are arrested and charged with a violent crime, then you could face serious penalties upon conviction. The crime of robbery is considered a felony, and if you are convicted of this crime, then you could incur prison time, fines, and many other penalties.
Contact Our Memphis Violent Crime Attorney Today
Our legal team is made up of investigators, paralegals, and skilled Memphis criminal defense lawyers who work together to carefully scrutinize the case at hand for flaws in the prosecution's case, in the evidence, and anywhere else. Our violent crime attorneys in Memphis work tirelessly to provide our clients with the results that they need, and you can be sure that we will stand by you throughout the duration of your case if you choose to work with us.
Contact The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., today to get started on your defense with our Memphis violent crime lawyer.
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