Charged with a violent crime in South Carolina?

In the state of South Carolina, violent crimes are some of the most vigorously penalized criminal charges. Violent crimes can be charged in a variety of ways, but they are generally heavily prosecuted, no matter what the circumstance. Typically, these offenses refer to threats or the actual physical act of violence. Some of the most common violent crimes include:

  • Rape
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Assault & battery
  • Domestic violence

If you or a loved one has been charge with a violent crime, it is important to speak with a Hilton Head criminal defense attorney from our firm at your earliest convenience. With more than 35 years of combined experience, we can help you develop an effective strategy for your defense.

Result of a Violent Crime Conviction

The penalties imposed as the result of a violent crime conviction are very serious and life changing. We can help you, as the defendant, through the trial process and can help make the process appear less confusing. You may have to suffer serious penalties that are related to an arrest caused by the violent crime offense. In addition to those imposed by the court, you will have to deal with the consequences of the effect of a sentence on your home life. Your employment and family life may alter as a result of the arrest. For this reason, it is important to do whatever it takes to avoid the maximum penalties of the alleged crime.

Situations involving a violent crime in South Carolina can result in heavy penalties and extended periods of time spent in prison. There is hope, however, as the burden of proof is with the prosecuting attorney. Our partnering attorneys are prepared to fight for your rights and can develop a strong defense on your behalf. We offer aggressive strategies as we work toward building a strong defense against your charges. Contact our firm today!

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