Violent Crimes Lawyer In Frederick, MD
Know the Charge, Know the Consequences
When you use or threaten force on a victim, your criminal charge is classified
as a violent crime. Violent crimes can be both felonies and misdemeanors.
These crimes can be committed with or without a weapon. Our experienced
Frederick criminal defense lawyers can help you fully understand your charges and build a strong and competent
case in your defense. A violent crime charge can change your life for
the worse. At Schaffer & Black, PC we work hard to help defend your
rights and build a strong case for you.
Some violent crimes include:
- Domestic violence
Murder Charges in Maryland
Murder charges are among the most serious in the nation. It is defined
as any killing that was committed purposefully. This is not to be confused with
manslaughter , which constitutes killing someone often due to negligence. It is also
important to differentiate between the two degrees of murder charges.
First degree murder is intentional and involves premeditation.
Second degree murder is also intentional, but does not involve premeditation.
Both murder and manslaughter have serious consequences, but murder has
some of the highest penalties in the nation. You can end up serving life
in prison, or even facing the death penalty.
Violent Crimes Defense Attorneys in Frederick County
When it comes to violent crime charges, especially murder, you need highly
experienced and confident attorneys on your side. At Schaffer & Black,
PC, we take every case we receive very seriously. Each case receives personal
attention and is handled directly by one of our lawyers. We
have handled hundreds of cases, and have
more than 60 years of experience combined.
Contact Schaffer & Black, PC today for a
complimentary, in-person consultation .