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Portland, ME Violent Crime Lawyers

Experienced Defense Against Violent Crime Charges in Cumberland County

Violent crimes are among the most severely punished in state and federal courts. Because of their aggressive nature against human life, they carry harsh penalties involving jail or prison time and fines. The specific charges you face will depend on the nature of the act, any aggravating factors, and prior convictions.

If you are being investigated for, or have been charged with, any type of violent crime in or around Portland, we highly recommend that you turn to Zerillo Law Firm for a strong defense. Our lead attorney, Tim Zerillo, has a well-known reputation for successfully handling even the most serious and difficult criminal defense cases in the state. His reputation has been backed by top recognition from Avvo, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and a listing as a Super Lawyer. When fighting for your freedom and future, experience and competence count. You will find this and more at our firm.

Have you been accused of a violent crime? Call Zerillo Law Firm today at (207) 618-6555 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our violent crime attorney in Portland, ME.

Types of Violent Crimes in Maine

These crimes can include such offenses as:

  • Reckless conduct
  • Stalking
  • Terrorist threats or actions
  • Criminal threats
  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • When any of these crimes take place in a domestic situation, they are considered domestic violence.

In any violent crime accusation, it is crucial that you retain competent legal representation. This is your best chance to craft a compelling defense and obtain a favorable result.

What are the Penalties For Violent Crimes in Maine?

Violent crimes in Maine fall under different classes of crimes ranging from Class E as the least serious up to Class A as follows:

  • Class E, punishable by up to 6 months in prison and fines of up to $1,000
  • Class D, punishable by up to a year in prison and fines of up to $2,000
  • Class C, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and fines of up to $5,000
  • Class B, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $20,000
  • Class A, punishable by up to 30 years of prison time and fines of up to $50,000

Contact Our Violent Crimes Attorney in Portland, ME Today

If you or a loved one are facing charges related to violent crimes, do not hesitate to contact Zerillo Law Firm. Our violent crime attorneys in Portland, ME, possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in handling a wide spectrum of violent crime charges. We approach each case with utmost diligence and compassion, recognizing the sensitive nature of these matters. We are ready to offer you the legal support you need during this challenging time. Reach out to Zerillo Law Firm today for a consultation, and let our violent crime lawyers stand by your side throughout the legal process.

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