Violent Crimes

Dallas Violent Crimes Attorney

Also Helping Clients in Collin & Denton Counties

Are you being investigated for committing a violent crime? If you are convicted, you could face penalties that include imprisonment, fines, restitution, psychological counseling, community service, and even registering as a sex offender if your crime involved sexual misconduct. Additionally, you may lose the right to own or carry a gun, be ineligible to pursue certain professions and be ineligible for certain types of government aid. Educational institutions, employers, and loved ones will often avoid interacting with someone who has been labeled a violent criminal.

If you have been charged with committing a violent crime, you need to retain legal representation immediately. At Berlof & Newton, P.C. we are prepared to listen to you and explain the facts surrounding your case to provide you with the competent and personalized legal advice you deserve.

The violent crimes we handle include but are not limited to:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Arson
  • Child abuse
  • Criminal homicide
  • Domestic abuse
  • Hate crimes
  • Home invasion
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • Terrorist threats

For a free consultation, call our office today at (214) 494-8990.

    Determining Possible Penalties for Violent Crimes

    Whether your charge is a misdemeanor or felony will depend upon the details surrounding your case. If you have a prior record, you may face more serious legal consequences than you otherwise might. For example, in certain cases, you may be charged as a habitual offender if you have been previously convicted of a felony on more than two prior occasions. Under Texas law, those charged as a habitual offender face a minimum of 25 years in prison.

    There may be defenses available to you that include defense of others, defense of property, justification, lack of mental state or self-defense. Berlof & Newton, P.C. is committed to exhausting every legal defense possible to get your charges reduced or dismissed.

    For more information, don’t hesitate to speak with our Dallas violent crimes attorney today at (214) 494-8990.

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