Violent crimes are those that involve aggressive acts committed against others. These are acts that can cause bodily injury, the threat of bodily injury, or the actual death of another. They are generally charged as felonies that can lead to hefty fines, jail or prison sentences, probation, and the loss of certain civil rights. Thus, your life can be heavily impacted not only by criminal penalties but by the collateral damage of an accessible conviction record found through a routine background check on the internet.
Because of the serious nature of violent offenses, you need a trusted criminal defense attorney. At Prya Murad Law, we can help. Our firm’s major practice area lies in defending clients throughout Miami, Broward County, and Palm Beach County of crimes ranging from low-level misdemeanors to serious felonies. Our attorney has important trial experience which is vital when charged with a crime that must be defended in court. Many legal strategies can be used to attack the prosecution’s efforts to convict you or to lessen charges and penalties. We take every possible legal measure to help you achieve the best possible case outcome.
When violence or the threat of violence is used against others, Florida courts take it very seriously. Furthermore, the effects of convictions for these types of crimes can impact your future for the rest of your life. A skilled and proven criminal defense attorney can make a difference in the outcome of your case. At Prya Murad Law, you will have the benefit of proven representation from a trial-tested attorney working in the criminal justice system.
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Florida law includes many acts that are considered violent crimes. Penalties for these are generally harsh depending on the nature of the offense, whether weapons were used, the extent of any injuries to alleged victims, and any previous convictions. Our firm can conduct a thorough investigation of your charges in search of material that can be used in your defense.
- Assault. This is an intentional threat against another to use force against them along with the ability to carry out the force. This puts the alleged victim in fear of imminent harm. When a deadly weapon is used or when the intent is to commit a felony, it becomes aggravated assault.
- Battery. This consists of the intentional touching or striking of others when against their will or of causing them bodily injury.
- Robbery. This is a violent crime when using force or putting alleged victims in fear while taking money or property from them with the intention to permanently deprive them of it.
- Kidnapping. This involves the forcible and unlawful abduction of others against their will.
- Manslaughter. This involves voluntarily or involuntarily taking the life of another through negligence, by an act, or by inducing someone else to do it.
- Murder. This is the unlawful and generally premeditated act of killing another, whether as a stand-alone action or while committing another felony.
- Carjacking. This involves stealing a vehicle from another by using force or violence and putting the alleged victim in fear of imminent harm.