Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes Lawyer in Jacksonville

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Violent crimes are some of the most serious offenses in Florida. If you are convicted of a violent crime, you will face severe penalties, including imprisonment, fines, and a permanent criminal record. In addition, you will lose many of your civil rights, including the right to vote and the right to own a firearm.

At the McCormick Law, we understand the stakes in violent crime cases. We also know that many people are falsely accused of these offenses. Our Jacksonville violent crime defense attorney is here to help you fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

For a free consultation with our team, call (904) 353-0436 or contact us online.

What Are Violent Crimes in Florida?

Florida law defines violent crimes as offenses that involve the use or threat of physical force or violence. These crimes are considered to be more serious than non-violent offenses, and they are punished more harshly.

Some of the most common violent crimes in Florida include:

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How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help with Violent Crime Charges?

If you are facing charges for a violent crime, you need to speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. An attorney can help you understand the charges against you and the potential penalties you face. They can also help you understand your legal rights and options.

Some of the ways a criminal defense lawyer can help with violent crime charges include:

  • Investigating the charges against you
  • Reviewing the evidence in your case
  • Identifying any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case
  • Challenging the admissibility of evidence
  • Arguing for the exclusion of evidence
  • Negotiating with the prosecution for a reduction or dismissal of charges
  • Representing you at trial, if necessary
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