Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if charged with a violent crime?
If you’ve been arrested and/or charged with a violent crime, it is essential that you contact a Milwaukee criminal defense attorney right away (call Fenton Law Office at 414-858-6650 today). Say as little as possible to the police to avoid getting yourself in deeper trouble, but cooperate with what they tell you to do until your attorney tells you otherwise. Most importantly, stay calm, breathe deeply, and know that Attorney Jay Fenton has your back.
Is a violent crime conviction always a felony?
No, not all violent crimes are felonies. Some, like simple assault, may be charged as a misdemeanor. If you are charged with a violent crime, it is important to immediately seek out legal assistance. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to review the facts of your case and determine what the best course of action is.
What are some common violent crimes?
Common violent crimes include assault, battery, disorderly conduct, obstruction or fleeing a police officer, recklessly endangering safety, criminal harassment, and more. These are all serious charges that can result in harsh penalties if you are convicted. However, having an aggressive and tenacious attorney like Jay Fenton on your side will give you the best chance at a favorable outcome.
What are the consequences of a violent crime conviction?
The consequences of a violent crime conviction can be very serious. You may be facing jail or prison time, as well as heavy fines. In some cases, you may also be required to register as a violent offender.
If you have been charged with a violent crime, it is important to hire a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.
What other types of criminal defense do you practice?
At Fenton Law Office, Attorney Jay Fenton provides expert criminal defense against mayn types of charges, including:
- Sexual Assault.
- Domestic Abuse.
- Theft, Robbery, & Burglary.
- Drug Crimes.
- Gun & Firearm Crimes.
- Drunk Driving.
- Driving Violations.
Attorney Fenton also works on criminal appeals. Give our office a call today at 414-858-6650 to get started.