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Violent Crimes

Houston Violent Crime Attorney

Defending Clients Accused of Violent Crimes in Texas

The Law Offices of Jed Silverman is a distinguished legal firm serving the Houston community with unwavering dedication and expertise. Our team of seasoned attorneys specializes in addressing the complexities surrounding violent crimes, providing robust defense strategies for individuals facing such charges. When you require a Houston violent crime lawyer, trust our firm's commitment to delivering relentless advocacy and strategic legal representation.

Call The Law Offices of Jed Silverman today at (713) 597-2221 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our violent crime attorney in Houston!

Violent Crime Cases We Handle

At The Law Offices of Jed Silverman, our experienced legal team is adept at handling an array of violent crime cases, including:  

  • Assault and Aggravated Assault: Whether facing charges of simple assault or the more severe allegations of aggravated assault, our attorneys possess the knowledge and expertise to formulate a robust defense strategy.
  • Domestic Violence: We understand the delicate nature of domestic violence cases and are committed to providing compassionate yet strategic representation to navigate the intricacies of such charges.
  • Murder and Manslaughter: For individuals confronted with the gravest charges of murder or manslaughter, our firm offers unwavering advocacy, ensuring every legal avenue is explored for a thorough defense.
  • No-Contact Orders: Violating a no-contact order can have severe consequences. Our legal team is well-versed in addressing such complexities and crafting a defense tailored to protect your rights.
  • Weapons Charges: The stringent laws surrounding weapons charges necessitate a meticulous and experienced legal defense. Our attorneys are equipped to handle cases involving illegal possession or use of firearms.

Navigating the intricacies of these cases demands legal proficiency, and our team is prepared to provide the skillful representation needed to protect your interests.

What are the Penalties for Violent Crimes in Texas?

Understanding the potential consequences of violent crime charges is crucial for building a robust defense. In the state of Texas, penalties for violent crimes vary based on the severity of the offense. Here are the potential repercussions individuals may face:

  • Jail Time: Violent crimes can result in varying incarceration, ranging from short-term sentences for misdemeanors to lengthy prison terms for felonies.
  • Fines: Monetary penalties are common for violent crimes, with amounts determined by the severity of the offense.
  • Probation: In some cases, individuals convicted of violent crimes may be placed on probation, requiring compliance with specific conditions set by the court.
  • Restitution: Offenders may be ordered to compensate victims for financial losses resulting from the crime, covering medical expenses, property damage, or other losses.
  • Parole: Individuals serving prison sentences may be eligible for parole, allowing for early release under certain conditions.
  • Community Service: Courts may mandate community service as part of the sentence, requiring offenders to contribute to the community in a specified manner.
  • Mandatory Counseling or Classes: Offenders may be required to attend counseling or educational programs as part of their sentence, addressing issues such as anger management or substance abuse.

Defenses Against Violent Crime Charges

When facing charges for violent crimes, a strategic defense is imperative. Our legal team employs various defenses to safeguard our clients' rights and interests. Possible defenses include:

  • Self-Defense: Showing that the accused acted in self-defense, protecting themselves from imminent harm.
  • Defense of Others: Establishing that the accused acted to protect another person from harm.
  • Lack of Intent: Arguing that the accused did not possess the requisite intent to commit the alleged violent act.
  • False Accusations: Unraveling inconsistencies in witness statements or presenting evidence to refute false accusations.
  • Mistaken Identity: Establishing that the accused was wrongly identified as the perpetrator of the violent crime.

Our legal team meticulously examines each case's circumstances to determine the most effective defense strategy, ensuring the protection of our client's rights.

Contact Our Houston Violent Crime Lawyer Today 

In the face of violent crime charges, securing experienced legal representation is paramount. The Law Offices of Jed Silverman is your ally in navigating the complex legal terrain of violent crime defense. Our seasoned attorneys bring a wealth of experience and a steadfast commitment to securing the best possible outcome for our clients. Trust in our expertise when you need a Houston violent crime lawyer who will relentlessly advocate for your rights. Contact us today for a FREE, confidential consultation.

Contact The Law Offices of Jed Silverman today to schedule a meeting with our violent crime lawyer in Houston!

Areas We Serve
  • Atascocita
  • Baytown
  • Bellaire
  • Deer Park
  • Friendswood
  • Houston
  • Katy
  • La Porte
  • Pasadena
  • Seabrook
  • Spring
  • The Woodlands
  • Tomball
  • Webster
  • West University Place
  • “He handled my case with the utmost integrity.”
    “Mr. Silverman made me feel comfortable the moment I met him. He took my case seriously and believed in me. I highly recommend him and his team.”
    - Mike Gonzales
  • “Continuously put my best interest first.”
    “I worked with them from 2018 to 2022 on multiple cases and they were able to reach favorable outcomes for each of my cases.”
    - Michael Mancha
  • “This is the team to choose.”
    “Both charges against me were dismissed and they kept me informed throughout the entire process. I will be forever grateful to Mr. Silverman and his entire staff.”
    - Fernando Bernal
  • “Jed and his team did an outstanding job.”
    “The first day I met with Jed I felt I was in good hands. He talked with confidence made me feel at ease and conducted business like a true gentleman.”
    - Andre Williams
  • “This is the BEST team for you.”
    “Not only will they fight for you, they will also care about your case. They truly exceeded our expectations and we are so grateful.”
    - Tamara Bluntson
  • “Great experience during a difficult time.”
    “Fortunately, I was turned to Jed Law offices and since day one they have been involved and determined to help me.”
    - Victor Martinez
  • “On point, really know their job!”
    “The team was professional and courteous and quick to respond through every step of the process, which resulted in emotional comfort during a difficult time.”
    - Former Client
  • “There are no words for my admiration and appreciation to Mr. Silverman and his staff!”
    “He truly cares about his clients and I saw that in every way possible I had contact with him about my son's case.”
    - Lydia Reyes
Notable Victories
Our criminal defense attorneys have a history of success.
  • Double Board Certified
    Tom Rows is certified as both a Criminal Law Specialist and a Personal Injury Trial Law Specialist
  • Focused on Results
    We will not hesitate to take on a complex case. We have the skills, resources, and tenacity you need.
  • Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
    Jed Silverman is one of only 10% of attorneys designated by the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization.