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.
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:
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
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