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Violent Crimes Defense Lawyer in Dickson County, TN

Aggressive Defending the Accused in Middle Tennessee

Violent crimes are some of the most heavily investigated and prosecuted criminal offenses in Tennessee courts. If you or someone you know is being investigated for a crime of violence in or around Dickson County, you must do everything possible to put up a strong and effective defense. Choosing a criminal defense attorney who has experience handling serious criminal matters can be critical to your fight to save your freedom, reputation, relationships, and future.

At Belmares Law, PLLC, you can retain the services of a highly qualified and seasoned trial attorney who has experience defending individuals of such crimes in our local area. Our Dickson County violent crime defense attorney provides close and personalized individual attention from start to finish. As a small, boutique law firm, we can take the time to be thorough, attentive, and to provide extensive guidance and focus throughout all phases of such critical cases. We seek scientific and legal evidence to support your case and can use our honed legal skills on your behalf through negotiation with prosecutors as well as in the courtroom before a judge and jury.

Our firm handles the following types of violent crimes in Middle Tennessee:

Being investigated? Charged? Contact Belmares Law, PLLC at (833) 355-0310 as soon as possible for a free consultation. Do not talk to anyone about your case before contacting our attorney.

Violent Crimes in Tennessee

Most violent crimes are charged as felonies that carry lengthy prison sentences, fines, and probation. The penalties are harsh and the effect on your life can include ruined personal and social relationships, difficulty finding employment or housing as well as disqualification for professional licenses or educational aid due to a permanent criminal record. A violent crime conviction can also have immigration consequences for noncitizens.

Manslaughter & Murder in Tennessee

In Tennessee, manslaughter may be voluntary or involuntary. Involuntary manslaughter occurs when you accidentally kill someone through recklessness, gross negligence, or by doing something illegal. Acting in a criminally negligent manner that results in another’s death is generally charged as a Class E felony, while reckless homicide is considered more serious and is charged as a Class D felony. Vehicular homicide occurs when you kill someone with your car and is often the result of a DUI; it may be charged as a Class B or Class A felony depending on the circumstances.

Voluntary manslaughter occurs when you kill someone in a moment of passion. It differs from murder in that it is not premeditated. It is charged as a Class C felony. Murder is the most serious of all violent crime offenses because it involves the premeditated and intentional killing of someone. It may also occur during the commission of another crime, such as robbery, rape, burglary, kidnapping, and similar felonies.

Another definition of murder in the state involves killing someone with the use of a bomb. These types of actions are all considered to be first-degree murder. Any type of murder that does not constitute first-degree is considered second-degree. First-degree murder carries penalties of life imprisonment either with or without the possibility of parole or the death penalty. Second-degree murder is charged as a Class A felony punishable by 15 to 60 years in prison and fines of up to $50,000.

Preparation of Your Case by a Tested Trial Lawyer

Attorney Belmares will thoroughly prepare your case for trial in order to get your charges/penalties reduced or your case dismissed altogether. He has protected the rights and freedom of our clients in criminal courts, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Tennessee Supreme Court. Our firm understands how to get the most favorable results in trial for our clients.

Reach out to our firm at (833) 355-0310 for legal help today.

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