Tucson Violent Crimes Attorney
In Arizona, violent crimes are taken very seriously by the prosecutor’s office, the law enforcement agency investigating violent crimes, and the public. Often, a person who is convicted of a violent crime in Arizona is subject to mandatory prison time. Elias Damianakos is an experienced Tucson violent crimes attorney defending people against aggravated assault, domestic violence and homicide charges.
Violent crimes are usually charged as felonies, and may include:
Penalties for Violent Crimes
Penalties for violent crimes can range anywhere between mandatory life sentences for serious repetitive crimes, to a term of years in the Arizona Department of Corrections, to jail, and intensive probation. The sentence for a violent crime may also be affected by any aggravating or mitigating factors, such as:
- serious physical injury
- the use of a deadly weapon
- the value of property damage
- the use of an accomplice
- the age of the defendant
- capacity to appreciate wrongfulness of conduct
- any unusual or substantial duress
- minor participation in offense
If you or your loved one has been charged with or think that you may be charged with a violent crime in Arizona, contact my office immediately for a free, honest consultation to discuss your legal options. As an experienced violent crimes attorney, I can assist you in achieving the best results in your case.