Defending Clients Against Violent Crime Charges

Individuals accused of or charged with a violent crime are treated harshly by the courts in New York. Punishments upon conviction are severe and result in a criminal record that may follow someone for life. If you are facing violent crime charges, our Complete Counsel legal team at LoTempio P.C. Law Group is here to help.

We understand the dynamics of the criminal justice system, from immediate advice before or after an arrest, to processing you through an arraignment and maintaining your freedom, and through negotiations with the government. Most importantly, our Buffalo-based team will hold the government to its burden of proof at hearings and trials. We understand pretrial hearings, jury selection, trial procedures and other subtle nuances of the system that lead to results.

Types Of Violent Crime Cases

Since lengthy prison sentences can be one of the consequences of a conviction on violent crime charges, it is important to have an aggressive advocate on your side. Our attorneys are well-respected by law enforcement officials, district attorneys and judges in all courts of Western New York. We confidently handle cases involving all degrees of the following types of charges:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Weapons offenses
  • Robbery and burglary
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder (homicide)
  • Rape

Handling State And Federal Charges

Violent crime cases may be handled in state or federal court, depending on the situation and how the prosecutors decide to proceed with the case. If you end up facing federal charges, it is important to have a lawyer who has an extensive understanding of how the federal criminal processes differ from state and how to navigate the system. Our firm has experience in both state and federal court and can protect your rights in all manner of charges.

To discuss your murder/assault defense or other violent crime defense needs during a free initial consultation, call us at 716-427-6683 or contact us online.