There are significant crimes that can be charged by the state or federal authorities that enhance or add long term jail sentences to a charge. You can learn more about these serious felonies in this section of our website.
Types of Crimes
The allegations of an attempt to commit a crime carry the same weight as actually committing the crime. If you are part of a crime alleged, you can be charged as an accessory or a conspirator. Conspiracy to commit a crime also carries as much penalty as the crime itself. And you may not even know you are part of the conspiracy! On this page, you can learn more about elements of conspiracy. Understanding this can help you fight the charges.
Some crimes carry longer term penalties even though they are seen as victimless, like gambling and perjury. Perjury is intentionally making a false statement under oath, and filing a false statement is intentionally making a false statement to police in their investigations. For that you can also be charged with interfering with an officer.
Another serious felony that a person might face is home invasion. You can learn more about what to do if you have been charged with home invasion here.
One of the most serious crimes that you could be accused of is murder. In this section, learn more about:
If you are charged with a serious felony, our office can help. Contact us to learn more about your specific charge and how you can be defended against it. We will work to protect your rights and your future.