If you have been charged with a crime of violence in the greater Memphis area, you need a knowledgeable and confident Memphis criminal defense attorney who will fight to protect your rights and freedoms.
In Tennessee, the consequences of a conviction for violent crimes can be most serious and very long-lasting depending on the circumstances of the offense. As your Memphis violent crime attorney, I will leave no stone unturned in obtaining the best results possible in your case.
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Violent crime offenses are typically some of the most serious types of felony crime committed in Memphis. Crimes such as aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, and carjacking are B felonies, punishable from 8-30 years in jail. Often these offenses result in trials because prosecutors refuse to negotiate reductions on the most serious of crimes. To effectively defend your constitutional rights and defend against your violent crime arrest, you need an experienced Memphis criminal defense attorney with knowledge in Tennessee state laws. Our legal team has the experience necessary to help you understand complex constitutional legal issues and a proven track record in defending violent crime cases that can have an impact on the rest of your life.
A Murder charge is the most serious felony crime in Memphis. When facing murder charges you are most likely going to trial. You need a legal team that includes not only experienced attorneys, but also investigators, and relevant experts to help develop a defense in your case. Whether it is to establish an alibi, prove self-defense or other justifiable killing, or to convince the jury it was an accidental killing, you need a dedicated advocate on your side.
If you have been charged with a crime of violence, you need a Memphis criminal defense lawyer who will defend your constitutional rights. Because violent crime offenses can carry extremely harsh penalties, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight for a reduction of the charges against you and fight for you through the end of your trial. Our firm has successfully defended many aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assaults, carjacking, and murder charges in Tennessee.
What is a mandatory minimum?
Tennessee law requires that a person convicted of certain felonies to serve a mandatory minimum period of incarceration no less than 85% of their sentence length. Persons convicted of the following crimes: Carjacking, Aggravated Robbery, Especially Aggravated Burglary, and those with 3 or more convictions for Burglary and Drug Trafficking charges must serve 85% of their sentence in jail. This does not allow for probation or early parole for those convicted of crimes requiring a mandatory minimum.