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What Is Considered a Violent Crime? 

Violent crimes are some of the most serious types of crimes for which you can be charged in Ohio. Violent crimes generally involve the use of force or the threat of force against another person. Violent crimes are often charged as felonies, which can lead to long prison sentences and other life-altering consequences. If you have been charged with a violent crime, you need the help of a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney.

At Mastandrea Law, LLC, our Cleveland violent crime lawyer is ready to take on your case. Attorney Rod Mastandrea has over a decade of experience defending clients against a wide range of charges. He has handled thousands of cases and has successfully defended clients against charges of violent crimes.

If you are facing charges for a violent crime, call Mastandrea Law, LLC at (216) 306-5105 or contact us online to schedule a free and confidential consultation.

What Are the Penalties for Violent Crimes in Ohio?

The exact penalties for a violent crime conviction vary, depending on the type of crime you have been charged with, the presence of aggravating factors (if any), and other related issues. 

In general, the penalties for a violent crime conviction can include:

  • Fines
  • Mandatory prison time
  • Probation
  • Restitution
  • Loss of gun rights
  • Loss of professional license
  • Loss of child custody

You may also face serious consequences in your everyday life. A felony conviction can result in difficulties obtaining employment or housing, losing your right to own a firearm, losing your right to child visitation, and more. 

Types of Violent Crimes

Some examples of violent criminal offenses in Ohio include: 

  • Murder 
  • Arson 
  • Manslaughter 
  • Assault and battery 
  • Kidnapping 
  • Human trafficking
  • Sexual battery
  • Rape 
  • Robbery 
  • Aggravated burglary 
  • Domestic violence 

This is not an exhaustive list; if you have been charged with any type of violent crime, reach out to our firm right away. When you choose Mastandrea Law, LLC for your violent crime defense, you choose a firm that is backed by years of experience. We have handled thousands of cases and have successfully defended clients against all types of violent crime charges.

How Does a Prosecutor Prove a Case for a Violent Crime?

The prosecution will try to prove that you are guilty of a violent crime by using a variety of tactics. They may try to convince the judge or jury that you are a dangerous criminal who needs to be kept off the streets. They may bring up your past criminal record to show that you are a violent person who needs to be locked up. They may try to convince the judge or jury that you are a threat to the community and that you need to be kept away from society.

The prosecution will use whatever tactics they can to try to get a conviction. They will use anything they can to convince the judge or jury that you are guilty. You need a strong defense to fight back against the prosecution's charges. Mastandrea Law, LLC is ready to fight for you against the prosecution's attempts to convict you.

Contact a Violent Crime Defense Attorney in Cleveland

If you have been charged with a violent crime, you need the help of a criminal defense attorney who knows how to fight for his clients. At Mastandrea Law, LLC, we are ready to take on your case. 

Call (216) 306-5105 or submit a secure online contact form today to schedule a free and confidential consultation with a member of our legal team.

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