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Abuse takes many forms, but the term itself generally refers to use of physical force or fear in order to gain power and control over another individual. If you are convicted of murder, manslaughter, or another violent crime, the effects on your life may be immediate and severe. Do you need a violent crime defense attorney? The Worcester criminal attorneys at Murphy & Rudolf, LLP are dedicated to providing aggressive representation and knowledgeable legal advice for clients facing violent crimes charges.

Depending on the specifics of the offense, the penalties for a violent crime may include life in prison. Fighting a violent crime charge requires considerable preparation and hard work, and our Worcester criminal defense lawyers have 50 years of combined experience to deal with violent crimes cases. We can examine the evidence, review police procedure, interview witnesses, and file appropriate motions to seek a favorable outcome in your case.

Call us at 508-762-1397 today for a free consultation if you need the help of an experienced violent crime defense attorney.

Our firm represents clients charged with violent crimes including:

Penalties of Violent Crimes

Charges of violence and abuse are taken very seriously in the state of Massachusetts and often carry severe penalties. Forms of abuse carry different penalties based on the severity of the act, and violent abuse usually falls into two broad categories: physical abuse and sexual abuse. Penalties for physical abuse can range from two and a half years in state prison for simple assault to life in prison without parole for murder.

Sexual Abuse

The category of sexual abuse includes any forced sexual contact or acts, including groping, kissing, fondling, and penetrative sexual acts. Forcing an individual into prostitution can also fall under this category as well. There are a variety of charges that can be leveled in cases of sexual abuse, all of which carry severe punishments.

The Litigation Process

When an outside party suspects any type of abuse, usually a teacher in the case of child abuse, the person will file a report with the state to begin an investigation. In cases of spousal abuse, the arrival of the police at the scene of a domestic dispute is usually the first step. The police will question both parties involved, and, if deemed necessary, may take the alleged abuser into custody.

One commonly used defense tactic is to argue that the alleged abuse did not occur at all. Our Worcester criminal defense attorneys can try to find holes in the victim’s story and use those to convince a judge and jury that the alleged victim is either outright lying in order to get attention or revenge or is not remembering the events correctly. Violent abuse charges are highly sensitive, and Murphy & Rudolf, LLP has extensive experience dealing with cases of abuse. We can tenaciously represent you in court to seek a favorable outcome. Contact our firm today if you need the help of highly-skilled violent crime defense attorney.

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Murphy & Rudolf LLP handles a wide range of legal issues, including criminal defense matters to complex civil litigation cases. No matter what your case involves, we understand you may be concerned about your future, rights, and interests. Our team of Worcester lawyers do all the investigatory work needed to help leverage your case into a favorable position. We fight tirelessly to secure a positive outcome with the results you need.  

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