violent-crime

DEFENSE FOR VIOLENT CRIMES IN SALT LAKE CITY

Violent crimes are considered to be those committed under threat of force. A wide variety of violent crimes are prosecuted in Utah. Some crimes are considered minor misdemeanors while others are charged as serious felonies. If you are charged with two or more violent crime felonies, then a third conviction could render you a "habitual violent offender" under Utah Annotated Code ยง 76-3-203.5. A violent crime may also be exacerbated by additional aggravating factors, such as if a child witnessed the crime or if a dangerous weapon was used in the commission of the crime.

At True West Legal, we believe that it is important to be highly educated so that we can build the best possible defenses for our clients.

Examples of violent felonies include:

  • Aggravated arson
  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated burglary
  • Child abuse
  • Domestic violence in a child's presence
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • Rape

OUR UTAH CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW FIRM SERVES YOU

No matter what circumstances surround the charges you face, it is important to realize that conviction of a violent crime could mean serious and life-altering consequences, including a criminal record that may inhibit your future educational and employment opportunities.

At True West Legal, our criminal defense team is committed to fighting for the rights of Utah residents who have been charged with violent crimes. Do not hesitate to secure a Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer from our firm for the tenacious defense you need when the stakes are high.

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Experienced Criminal Defense Firm Serving Utah

Just because you have been accused of a crime does not mean that you are guilty! We know this better than anyone. While there are some people that may have committed a serious violent crime, many other innocent people are accused of these crimes every year. Some of the common defenses to violent crimes include mistaken identity, racism, lying witnesses, falsified evidence, improper police work, prosecutors seeking to punish someone for a crime, or even acting in self-defense. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your case, your defense attorney from our firm will develop a strategy to support your case. We are prepared to fight for your freedom, your rights, and your reputation. Let us make sure that the court hears your side of the story. Simply contact True West Legal to schedule a confidential initial case evaluation free of charge. You may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious, but hope could be just a phone call away! We are available to our clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in order to ensure that you feel as supported and informed as possible. Why hesitate to receive the tenacious advocacy you need? Contact us today.

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