Violent crimes may be charged at the misdemeanor or felony level. However, even misdemeanor charges should be taken very seriously. A conviction can lead to jail time, fines, and probation, among other consequences. In addition, having a criminal record increases the odds that the prosecution will seek maximum penalties if you are ever charged with a crime again in the future.
Our Dover office is devoted exclusively to criminal defense, including violent crime. We have represented individuals facing a wide variety of misdemeanor level violent crimes in Delaware, including:
A violent crimes charge can occur as the result of a mistake or misunderstanding. However, a skilled defense attorney will work to understand the entire context of your situation and help you attain the best possible outcome.
A felony conviction can have life-altering consequences including lengthy prison sentences, excessive fines, long-term probation, and a future in which you are permanently identified as a convicted felon. Individuals with violent crimes convictions on their criminal record have experienced challenges in renting apartments and finding jobs. A conviction can also negatively impact your eligibility for professional licenses and educational loans. We have helped individuals facing charges that include:
Your entire future is at risk. If you have been charged with a felony crime of violence, contact our Dover firm for a free consultation and overview of your options.