Violent Crimes

Violent crimes are among the most serious crimes in Maryland. They include aggravated assault, aggravated battery, arson, kidnapping, rape, manslaughter, and murder.

Other violent crimes include:
• Affray
• Using bombs and explosives
• Carjacking
• Criminal mischief
• Extortion
• False imprisonment
• Gun charges
• Hate crimes
• Resisting arrest
• Robbery
• Sexual crimes
• Vandalism

Of all violent crimes, murder and manslaughter are the most serious since they involve the death of another human being. Such crimes can result in lengthy prison sentences or even a sentence of death for the person convicted.

If you are charged with such a crime, you need an experienced trial lawyer like John Hassett who will thoroughly investigate your case and vigorously defend you.