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Violent Offenses

Violent Offenses in Rhode Island

A violent crime or violent offense is in which the offender uses or threatens to use violent force upon the victim. This entails both crimes in which the violent act is the objective, such as murder, as well as crimes in which violence is the means to an end, such as robbery. Violent crimes include crimes committed with and without weapons. With the exception of rape (which accounts for 6% of all violent crimes), males are the primary victims of all forms of violent crime.

If you have been accused of one of these or other violent crimes you need the representation of a qualified Rhode Island Violent Offenses Defense Attorney:

  • Arson
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Carjacking
  • Child Abuse
  • Cruelty to Animals
  • Domestic Violence
  • Extortion
  • False Imprisonment
  • Harassment
  • Homicide
  • Incest
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Mayhem
  • Murder
  • Property Damage
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Seduction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stalking
  • Terrorist Threats


Violent Crime Penalties in Rhode Island

The penalties for violent offenses in the state of Rhode Island are heavy weight and if you’ve been charged with a violent crime you’ll need an experienced criminal defense lawyer fighting in your corner. Our firm strongly believes in personalized service. We represent our clients best interests and provide free consultations. I will use my 20+ years of experience to produce results for you. Violent offense charges are a serious matter. You need an attorney with a wealth of knowledge representing your case.

If you have been charged with one of these crimes, call S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq. today at (401) 861-1155 and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

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