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Violent Crime Lawyers IN Park City 

Accused of a Violent Crime in Summit County, Salt Lake City, or Salt Lake County?

The prospect of facing violent crime charges is typically a terrifying experience. Violent crimes often have severe consequences and penalties. Being convicted can result in lengthy incarceration, fines, and terms of probation. Some violent crimes negatively impact your rights or options, such as the right to own firearms or being able to adjust your immigration status.

At Langford | Ramos, our seasoned legal team has extensive experience defending all violent crimes before both state and federal courts, counseling our clients about their rights and options, and advocating on their behalf. Our combined decades of experience can give you the edge you need when under investigation or after an arrest or formal charges. The sooner you retain our services, the better, giving us the time to investigate and prepare your case thoroughly. 

Reserve your appointment for a free initial consultation with a Park City violent crime attorney by calling (801) 919-8454 or contact Langford | Ramos via our online submission form. Hablamos español. 

Violent Crime Cases in Utah

Violent crimes in Utah encompass a broad range of criminal activities that involve the use of force or the threat of force against others. These crimes are critically serious due to their immediate harm to victims and their societal impact. The legal system treats violent crimes with utmost gravity to protect public safety and uphold justice.

Examples of violent crimes include but are not limited to:

  • Assault: Intentionally causing bodily harm or attempting to cause physical harm to another person.
  • Aggravated assault: Assault that results in serious physical injury or involves the use of a deadly weapon.
  • Homicide: The unlawful killing of another person, which includes murder and manslaughter.
  • Domestic violence: Abusive behavior in a family or intimate relationship, encompassing physical, emotional, or psychological harm.
  • Robbery: Taking property from another person through force or intimidation.
  • Kidnapping: Unlawfully seizing and transporting a person against their will.
  • Sexual assault: Involving any non-consensual sexual act or contact.
  • Battery: Intentionally and unlawfully using force or violence against another person.
  • Carjacking: Taking a motor vehicle from another person by force or threat of force.
  • Terrorist threats: Making threats to commit violence or cause harm to others, usually intending to create public fear.

Are All Violent Crimes Felonies?

Not all Utah violent crimes are classified as felonies. However, many severe violent crimes, particularly those involving significant bodily harm or the use of deadly weapons, are categorized as felonies. 

For example, crimes such as aggravated assault, robbery, homicide, and sexual assault are typically treated as felonies due to the extent of harm and danger they impose.

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  • Boutique Law Firm
    Our smaller size allows us to provide a more personalized and focused approach, ensuring that each client receives the dedicated attention and tailored strategies they deserve.
  • Commitment to Justice
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    We are driven by an unwavering commitment to support the underdog. Our empathy fuels our desire to stand by our clients in their most challenging times.
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    We’re not here to judge; we’re here to defend. Our focus is on protecting your rights and ensuring you receive a fair defense, no matter the circumstances.
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    We believe that everyone deserves access to experienced legal advice, which is why we offer free consultations.
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    Through selective pro bono work and support of meaningful causes, we aim to make a positive impact beyond the courtroom, advocating for justice and fairness in all areas of life.

Penalties for Violent Crimes

The penalties you face when convicted of a violent crime will depend on the nature of the crime, the harm it caused, such as serious bodily injury, your previous criminal history, if applicable, and whether it is prosecuted at the state or federal level. Federal crimes typically have harsher penalties than state crimes. 

Examples of state violent crime penalties include: 

  • Assault: This can result in up to one year in jail and fines up to $2,500 for misdemeanors, while felonious assaults can lead to longer prison terms and higher fines.
  • Aggravated assault: Penalties include up to 15 years in prison and fines up to $10,000.
  • Homicide: Ranges from lengthy prison sentences to life imprisonment and, in some cases, the death penalty.
  • Robbery: This can result in five years to life imprisonment and substantial fines.
  • Kidnapping: Imprisonment ranging from five years to life, depending on the severity and circumstances.
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