Violent Crimes

Armed Robbery: The unlawful taking of the property of another with the use of a weapon or the threat to use a weapon.

Arson: The unlawful and intentional burning of a structure.

Assault: Assault exists where a person creates in another the imminent apprehension of physical contact generated either by that person’s intention to actually come into physical contact with the victim or his intention to create the imminent apprehension of such contact.

Battery: The act of touching or striking someone without his/her consent– physical contact with the person of another with the initial intent to actually come into such contact with the other or the intention to create a fear of such contact in that person.

Child Abuse: Any type of abuse or mistreatment of a child, whether physical or mental, is considered child abuse.

Domestic Violence: Any violent act taken by one occupant of a household against another.

Kidnapping: The crime of unlawfully seizing and carrying away a person by force or Fraud, or seizing and detaining a person against his or her will with an intent to carry that person away at a later time

Manslaughter: The unlawful killing of the person of another without the express or implied intent, premeditation and malice to kill such person.

Murder: The unlawful killing of the person of another with the express or implied intent, premeditation and malice to actually kill such person.

Carjacking: The criminal taking of a motor vehicle from its driver by force, violence, or intimidation.

Vehicular Manslaughter: The crime of causing the death of a human being due to illegal driving of an automobile, including gross negligence, drunk driving, reckless driving, or speeding.

To schedule a free consultation, please call 305-934-9024

Leave a Reply