Bend Violent Crimes Attorney
Defending Clients Who Have Been Charged With a Violent Crime in Deschutes County
Oregon law takes violent crime seriously, and prosecutors will aggressively pursue convictions for those accused of a violent crime. If you were charged with a violent crime, your first step should be to secure legal representation that inspires confidence within you.
Our violent crimes attorneys in Bend offer top-quality defense services to clients across Deschutes County. We believe in putting the client first. When you hire us, we work tirelessly to investigate your case and uncover all of your legal options and taking a detail-oriented approach to criminal defense. When you’re in trouble and need legal help, remember that Ward Grover can help.
Types of Violent Crimes in Oregon
When the heat of the moment strikes, people who otherwise wouldn’t imagine facing violent crime charges in Deschutes County may do so. Altercations can quickly escalate, or you may be unfairly implicated outright.
When this happens, you must secure legal representation from a violent crime defense lawyer who is experienced in handling these types of cases. The circumstances of your case will determine both your charges and the possible penalties if convicted.
Our Bend violent crimes lawyers can handle cases involving:
- Aggravated assault
- Armed robbery
- Domestic violence
- Drug crimes
- Gang-related charges
- Gun charges
- Homicide and murder
- Sex crimes
- Vehicular manslaughter
A conviction for a violent crime can have serious lasting consequences. In addition to fines, jail time, and probation, you may also struggle to find work, housing, and to support your family. When facing violent crime charges, your focus should be on securing a favorable outcome. The number-one thing you can do in service of this goal is hiring experienced legal counsel like ours at Ward Grover.
Common Violent Crime Defense Strategies
The following are common defense strategies for violent crimes:
- Self-defense: If the defendant can demonstrate that they acted in self-defense, suggesting that they reasonably believed they were in danger of being harmed and used force to protect themselves, they may be able to avoid being convicted.
- Lack of intent: If the defendant did not have the intent to commit a violent crime, they may be able to claim that their actions were unintended or accidental.
- Alibi: The defendant can provide proof that they were not present at the scene of the crime at the time it happened; they may be able to avoid conviction.
- Plea bargain: In some situations, the defendant can decide to plead guilty to a lower charge in exchange for a reduced sentence.
It's important to remember that the defense strategies used will depend on the particular circumstances of the case and the charges being carried against the defendant.
Contact Our Violent Crimes Lawyer Today
Ward Grover is a criminal defense law firm that is client-focused from start to finish. We take great pride in helping our clients through what is often the worst experience of their lives. We are not afraid to go to trial to fight for your rights. We take a detail-oriented approach and always put your best interest first. Our Bend violent crimes lawyer is there for you from start to finish.
Contact Ward & Grover today to get started on your defense with our Bend violent crimes attorney.
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