Violent crimes, which are usually tried as felony offenses, include any violation which involves harming or attempting to harm another person. They are the most harshly punished crimes in the state, and are considered high severity level offenses. If you have been charged with a violent crime, do not plead guilty and suffer the devastating consequences.
Contact a trusted Johnson County criminal defense lawyer from Martin & Wallentine, LLC who can confidently fight your charges.
Some of the violent crimes our Johnson County criminal defense attorneys have handled include:
Effective Defenses in Violent Crimes Cases
There are a variety of different defenses that may be helpful in your violent crimes case. We understand that your case is unique and you need customized representation that will work for you. We will go the distance for you to develop an argument that is convincing and logical.
Some of the defenses that can be effective in violent crimes cases are:
- Mistaken identity
- Accidental injury
- Defense of others
- Defense of property
A large part of what our Johnson County criminal defese attorneys do has to deal with what the prosecution is presenting. We know that aggression and confidence in court can be used to dismantle the case against you. Additionally, we are ready to analyze all evidence and cross-examine key witnesses.
Legal Penalties of Violent Crimes Could Last a Lifetime
According to the Kansas Statutes Annotated Chapters, violent crimes are penalties based on their level of severity. The courts listen to a case and determine the severity level, then affixing the appropriate jail time and fines in that case.
The severity levels as listed I the K.S.A. §21-6604, -6611, -6804 are as follows:
- Severity level 8: 23 months in prison and a $100,000 max. fine
- Security level 7: 11-34 months in prison and a $100,000 max. fine
- Security level 6: 17-46 months in prison and a $100,000 max. fine
- Security level 5: 31 – 136 months in prison and a $300,000 max. fine
- Security level 4: 38- 172 months in prison and a $300,000 max. fine
- Security level 3: 55 – 247 months in prison and up to $300,000 in fines
Secure an Aggressive Defense Today from Our Firm
Martine & Wallentine, LLC is a firm on a mission. We genuinely want to provide zealous legal representation to those facing difficult criminal charges. You have one phone call when you are arrested for a violent crime; we suggest you use it to secure defense from a well-reputed Johnson County criminal defense attorney.
If you want more information about our firm and how we can stand up for your rights for you, do not hesitate to contact us today.
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"Professional, informative, and vital in working with the prosecutor to secure the most favorable outcome possible".Barb
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