Violent Crime Lawyer in Morristown
At The Bowlin Law Firm we are a highly skilled and experienced law firm
that has been serving the residents of Hamblen County, TN since 2005 with
a long history of success in the cases that we handle and many satisfied
clients whom we have represented in the past. Our legal team has the experience
that you will need on your side if you have been charged with a violent
crime in Knoxville, Morristown, Knox County, or Hamblen County.
Our Morristown criminal defense attorneys have represented numerous individuals
in the past who have been charged with violent crimes with a long history
Types of Violent Crimes
There are many different kinds of violent crimes; some of the more common
include the following:
Simple assault and aggravated assault involve contact and violence between
two people. An individual who throws a rock and hits another person may
be guilty of simple assault and battery, and an individual who attempts
serious bodily injury to another through the use of a deadly weapon is guilty of aggravated
assault. Robbery is a violent crime because it utilizes force or the threat
of force and physical harm in order to accomplish the theft.
Defense Against Severe Penalties
If you are charged with a violent crime such as assault then you will face
class A misdemeanor charges which are punishable by up to one year in
jail and fines up to $2,500. If you are charged with aggravated assault
in Tennessee then you could face class D felony charges which carry penalties
of 2 to 12 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000. Rape caries class
E felony penalties which are 1-6 years in prison and a fine up to $3,000.
If you are charged with any violent crime then it is vitally important that you
contact our firm today to discuss your case and how our firm will be able to help you.