Assault and Other Violent Crimes
Violent crimes are defined as crimes against persons or property that intentionally threatens, attempts to harm, or actually inflicts physical harm. The seriousness of these types of offenses is largely determined by the type of injuries, whether a weapon was used and whether the accused has a prior criminal record. The most common types of violent crimes we see include, aggravated assault, arson, assault, domestic violence, hate crimes, homicide, manslaughter, endangerment and resisting arrest. If you are suspected of a violent offense, you could be facing serious penalties, if convicted. If you are already under investigation or have been arrested and charged with a crime, it is imperative that you seek the advice of legal counsel prior to answering any questions or making any statements to law enforcement, which may hinder the outcome of your case. Attorney Trent Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney with nearly 20 years’ experience in defending against all types of violent crimes, ranging from less serious misdemeanor assault cases to more serious and complex Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapons cases, as well as homicide and 1st degree murder cases. If you or a loved one are facing charges involving violent crimes, contact the office today to arrange a consultation to discuss your options and the best course of action in your case.
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The consequences of a conviction for violent crime offenses can be extremely harsh. Mandatory prison terms, probation with rigid requirements, community work service, and a criminal record are some of the possible penalties upon conviction of these types of serious charges. If you are facing prosecution for assault or other violent crimes, it is important that you hire an attorney with experience in litigating complex criminal cases, with a proven record of structuring the most favorable resolution possible in these types of serious cases. This Firm has extensive experience in skillfully defending clients accused of violent crimes, including (but not limited to):
In a violent crimes investigation, mistakes can be made in the gathering of evidence, in conclusions drawn from the evidence, or in the handling of evidence. An experienced attorney will have the expertise to conduct a thorough investigation of your case and identify any factual, procedural or legal deficiencies in your case which could undermine the states case. Mr. Buckallew has extensive experience in crime scene investigation, analyzing the evidence, scrutinizing the methods used by investigators, challenging the prosecution’s evidence and identifying mistakes which can be used as a basis for demanding suppression of evidence. The Firm will advance a well-prepared defense on behalf of its clients in the pursuit of justice.
When facing the threat of serious charges, it is imperative to seek out advice and legal counsel from an experienced criminal defense lawyer as the consequences can be significant. Call the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for a free initial consultation if you or a loved one are facing charges involving violent crimes or any other criminal matter. Mr. Buckallew has handled a wide range of very serious and complex criminal cases in courts throughout the Valley and has a proven record of successfully resolving countless cases over the course of his career.