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Skilled Representation For Those Facing Charges For Violent Crimes

Violent crimes involve the use of force, weapons or threats. They don’t always result in bodily harm. Nonetheless, the consequences of a conviction can be severe, having a lifelong impact on your rights and reputation.

If you’re facing any kind of violent crime charges in Alabama, turn to Prendergast Law LLC for knowledgeable legal help. Defense attorney Patrick Prendergast will apply more than a decade of legal experience to address the charges against you in a strategic manner. He works with people from all walks of life throughout Baldwin County and the surrounding areas. Here, you can trust that your rights, freedom and future are in skilled hands.

Types Of Violent Crime Charges In Alabama

There are many types of charges, felonies and misdemeanors that fit the category of violent crimes. These include:

Unlike nonviolent crimes, these types of charges carry a strong stigma. A conviction on your record could haunt you for a long time.

The Advantage Of Working With A Former Prosecutor

Mr. Prendergast knows how prosecutors approach violent crime cases because he has spent five years working as an assistant district attorney before focusing exclusively on criminal defense. This insider’s view into how the other side operates can be extremely valuable, especially in high-stakes cases.

He knows how to comb through the details of each case, examining all the evidence and law enforcement actions to identify possible defenses such as:

  • Violations of your constitutional rights
  • Lack of intent (where intent is required)
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Weaknesses with witness credibility
  • Self-defense

You can trust that if there are strong grounds for obtaining a dismissal, pursuing a reduction of the charges or fighting for an acquittal at trial, Mr. Prendergast will advise you of those options.

Get An Honest Evaluation Of Your Case

To discuss your options for navigating violent crime charges, call 251-222-2912 or send the firm an email. Mr. Prendergast will provide an honest and realistic opinion of your case, including what options you may have for fighting the charges and how much you can expect to pay in attorney fees. He makes it a priority to be completely transparent with clients.