Protect Yourself From The Consequences Of Violent Crime Charges
Violent crimes come with long-lasting consequences beyond legal sentencing. A violent crime conviction can impact your chances of finding work, getting an education or qualifying for government assistance. If you are facing these kinds of charges, it is vital that you reach out to a skilled attorney as soon as possible.
Here at Ernst & Associates, LLC, our attorney has more than 20 years of experience defending clients accused of violent crimes. We can help protect your rights and build a defense to reduce the charges, minimize penalties or in some cases, get the charges dropped entirely.
Defending Clients Accused Of Homicide
When the police charge you with or investigate you on homicide charges, your reputation is immediately at stake, regardless of the outcome. Homicide charges carry the most severe penalties of any crime, including life in prison. We defend clients facing homicide charges, including:
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Voluntary manslaughter
- Involuntary manslaughter
- Reckless homicide
- Aggravated murder
A homicide conviction may prevent you from qualifying for a driver’s license, jobs requiring a professional license, housing and employment opportunities after completing your sentence. To build a strong defense, it’s important to contact us as soon as you can to give your legal team as much time as possible to gather information and find witnesses.
Assault Charges In Ohio
Assault charges often result from a heated moment that gets out of control. Witnesses who think they saw you hurt or attempt to hurt someone can lead to inflated charges and excessive penalties. Our experienced legal team can defend you against charges including:
- Negligent assault
- Simple assault
- Felony assault
Depending on the type of assault and the circumstances surrounding the event, assault can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor.
Domestic Violence Charges
Domestic violence charges are almost always fraught with emotion. These charges often arise from arguments that get out of hand, sometimes due to alcohol or drugs. In other cases, a spouse in the middle of dissolving a marriage may make false claims to benefit themselves in their divorce. The courts tend to hand out harsh penalties in domestic violence cases, so it is important get an experienced law firm like Ernst & Associates on your side.