Violent crime charges pose unique challenges for defendants

by | Oct 13, 2017 | Violent Crimes

The media is quick to cover violent crimes because people are so infatuated with these type of acts. This fact is one that might have a big effect on a violent crimes criminal justice case. There is a chance that the infatuation with violence and the media coverage might make it hard for the defendant to get a fair trial.

We understand the unique challenges that defendants facing violent crime charges face. We can help these individuals find out if there are any options that might help them deal with the challenges that they are facing. For example, if there is evidence that the local jury pool was tainted, a chance of venue might help the person get a fair trial.

There is a chance that other options besides taking the case to trial might help the defendant get the case over and done with. You might be willing to consider a plea deal that takes your case and fate out of jury’s hands. This option might give you some control over the ultimate penalties you will face.

You have to think carefully about the possible resolutions for the case you are facing. Taking a realistic look at the evidence against you and the evidence on your side might provide you with insight about what you want to do. We can help you evaluate the options available to help you determine how each one of these might affect you. Be sure to think about the short-term and long-term possibilities so that you aren’t making decisions that you won’t be comfortable with down the road.

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