Successful West Palm Beach Violent Crimes Defense Lawyers
The lawyers of Suskauer Feuer, LLC, located in West Palm Beach, FL are dedicated to defending those accused of violent crimes.
Being accused of / arrested for a violent crime is an extremely serious charge. Violent crimes carry the heaviest penalties in the criminal justice system. It is very important that you understand the laws and the process involved with violent crimes. You will want to obtain an experienced criminal defense attorney who handles violent crime cases.
Violent Crimes are often associated with the most severe legal consequences including minimum mandatory prison sentences, life in prison, and in the most severe cases, the death penalty. Penalties for violent crimes often depend on the type of crime committed, the seriousness of the victim’s injuries, whether guns or other weapons were used, and whether there are any prior convictions of the alleged perpetrator.
Some of the types of Violent Crimes that our firm handles includes, but is not limited to:
Arson is the crime of willfully and unlawfully causing through either fire or explosion damage to a property, home (dwelling), business or other structure, regardless of whether it was occupied or not.
Assault is defined as the intentional and unlawful threat, by word or act, to do violence to another person, with the apparent ability to carry out the act, and as a result the act created in the mind of the victim a well-founded fear that violence was about to occur.
Battery involves actually and intentionally touching or striking of another person against his or her will.
- Carrying Concealed Weapon
Carrying concealed weapon is a crime where one conceals, or hides, a weapon from the ordinary sight of another.
- Child Abuse
Child abuse can fall under the categories of physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and emotional abuse with any person under the age of 18-years-old.
- Domestic Battery
Domestic battery arises from the unwanted intentional touching or striking of one family or household member by another family or household member.
- Homicide (Murder / Manslaughter)
A homicide is the unlawful act of killing another human being. One may be charged with murder (first-degree, second degree or third degree) or charged with manslaughter (voluntary or involuntary).
- False Imprisonment
False imprisonment occurs when one is forcibly, by threat, or secretly confined, abducted, imprisoned, or restrained by another person without lawful authority and against his or her will.
Kidnapping occurs when one is forcibly, by threat, or secretly confined, abducted or imprisoned by another with the intent to hold for ransom/reward/ as a shield or hostage, to facilitate the commission of a felony, terrorize, or interfere with the performance of a governmental function against his or her will .
Robbery normally refers to the act of taking property away from another person (or from his immediate presence) against their will and by the use of force or the threat of force. Robberies often include weapons (guns, knives).
- Murder / homicide
- Attempted murder
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Sexual battery, rape
- Robbery, home invasion
- Aggravated assault or battery
- State or federal weapons offenses
- Child Abuse
- Resisting Arrest
Potential Punishments for Violent Crimes
Most violent crimes are felonies. Repeat offenders with previous violent crimes on their record face the most severe penalties. Punishment can include fines, jail time, imprisonment, and the death penalty as well as additional civil prosecution.
If you have questions regarding violent crimes or criminal defense litigation, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation and case evaluation. We are happy to meet or speak with you anytime. Our legal team is experienced, aggressive, compassionate, and will fight for your rights!