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Violent Crimes Defense in WI

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A charge for a violent crime can derail a person’s future and tarnish their reputation. Depending on the charges, a conviction can bring a lengthy prison sentence and a myriad of other serious penalties. If you have been accused of committing a violent crime, it is imperative that you retain powerful representation as soon as possible to protect your freedom. At the Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella, our Milwaukee criminal defense lawyers are prepared to stand by your side during this difficult time and make every effort to pursue a reduction or dismissal of your charges.

We have defended thousands of accused clients against their various charges throughout our firm’s successful existence, and we are ready to use our 20+ years of experience to help you maximize your chances of securing an optimal outcome for your situation. As recipients of an Avvo Client’s Choice Award for our excellence, our firm has established a respected reputation for our hard-hitting advocacy and dedication to our clients’ wellbeing. No case is too large for us, and we are prepared to tenaciously defend your rights in a court of law.

The time to act is now – call (414) 882-8382 to get an award-winning legal team on your side.

An Overview of Violent Crimes

Violent crimes involve the use or credible threat of unwanted physical harm upon another person. These charges can be particularly difficult to defend, as they can lead juries and judges to believe that the defendant is dangerous to society. No matter the severity of the charges you may face, our firm is willing to go the distance in the defense of your rights.

The following charges can all be considered violent crimes:

A conviction for any of the above charges can bring extremely harsh consequences, including the possibility of life imprisonment in some cases. Since so much is at stake, these cases must be handled by a skilled violent crime attorney in order to give you the best chances of beating these charges. If you have been accused of committing any of the above crimes, it is crucial that you consult with our firm as soon as possible to get started towards crafting a custom defense.

Your Future is at Stake – Contact Our Office Today!

At the Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella, our Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys truly believe that every client is innocent until proven guilty. Upon retaining our services, we will treat you with respect and dignity throughout the entirety of your case, never forgetting to keep your wellbeing at the forefront of everything we do. Do not make the mistake of leaving your freedom in the hands of an inexperienced and overworked public defender. Your future is far too important to leave up to chance – make sure it is in good hands!

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