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Kansas City Violent Crime Lawyer

Accused of Committing a Violent Crime?

Once you are charged with a violent crime, you don’t have much time to prepare a defense to stay out of prison. Right away, you have prosecutors trying to ensure you suffer the full weight of criminal consequences. It is important that you have an aggressive Kansas City violent crimes attorney on your side who knows how to protect you from a conviction.

At the Law Office of Michael Crawford, we are licensed to protect our clients in Missouri & Kansas. Our violent crimes lawyer in Kansas City stands ready to be by your side throughout your legal proceedings. We are not afraid to go to trial, and we know the strategies that work to help you tell your side of the story in a compelling way.

Get started on your case by dialing (816) 945-4930 or by contacting our Kansas City violent crime defense lawyer online.

Fighting Violent Crime Charges

Crimes where someone else’s safety is threatened carry a harsh stigma. A judge may rule that you are too dangerous to remain in public and make sure you are kept away. It is important that you build a strong case to avoid having your rights taken away.

Types of Violent Crimes

Violent offenses cover a broad spectrum of crimes and could include:

  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Battery
  • Robbery
  • Weapons crimes

Common Violent Crime Penalties

If you are accused of a violent crime you could be facing:

  • Felony charges
  • Fines of up to $10,000
  • Prison sentences of up to 15 years

Fighting these kinds of charges requires that you prove your innocence. The Law Office of Michael Crawford can help defend your rights and reputation if you have been accused of a violent crime.

How We Approach Violent Crimes Cases

During your free consultation, our team can go over the charges and evidence against you to check for errors made by law enforcement. There are different strategies we can use to help you tell your side of the story in a compelling way.

Common Violent Crime Defense Strategies

Common defense strategies against violent crime accusations include:

  • You acted in self-defense
  • You were defending another person or their property
  • There was consent from the other person, such as during a fight

The more time we have to build your case, the better your chance at a favorable outcome will be. Call our firm right away to begin planning your effective defense.

We are licensed to protect the accused in Missouri & Kansas

Contact us today at (816) 945-4930 to meet with a Kansas City violent crime defense attorney from the Law Office of Michael Crawford.

Meet Your Attorney

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    Michael Crawford

    Trial Attorney

    Attorney Michael Crawford began his legal career as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Cole County, Missouri Prosecuting Attorney's Office, located in Jefferson City, MO. He gained immeasurable expertise and experience litigating various criminal cases involving both misdemeanor and felony charges. As a prosecutor Mr. Crawford obtained proficiency as an attorney practicing in criminal law, no matter what the charge or circumstances turned out to be. Mr. Crawford successfully tried several ...

Quality Your Case Needs 

  • Our Attorney Is A Former Prosecutor With An Excellent Reputation
  • We Are Client Focused and Provide Personalized Service
  • Michael Crawford Has Extensive Trial Experience
  • Our Attorney is Licensed in Kansas & Missouri

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