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Violent Crimes

If you have been arrested on charges for committing a violent crime, your freedom and personal rights are in jeopardy. Violent crimes are some of the most heinous crimes a person can commit. Judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officials have no tolerance for violent crime offenders in society. So when a person is arrested for committing violent acts against other people, he or she will face harsh prosecution. If you have been arrested for committing a violent crime, the best way to protect yourself from aggressive state or federal prosecutors is to hire an equally aggressive criminal defense attorney. An experienced Boston violent crimes attorney like Stephen Neyman can protect your rights, and fight to preserve your freedom.

What is Considered a Violent Crime?

In Massachusetts a violent crime is considered any criminal act that involves the use of physical force, weapons, or the verbal threat of violence. There are many crimes that could constitute a violent crime. Boston violent crimes lawyer Stephen Newyman has great knowledge and experience in this area of criminal law, having defended numerous clients charged with a variety of violent crimes, including:

Penalties for Violent Crimes in Massachusetts

Because violent crimes endanger the lives, safety, and well-being of other people and society in general, these types of crimes are always aggressively prosecuted by law enforcement officials and district attorneys. This is especially true in cases involving the use of weapons, in which the victim is likely to suffer from substantial injuries that are usually painful, emotionally scarring, and difficult to recover from.

For these reasons, people convicted of violent crimes in Boston and throughout Massachusetts typically face a vast array of harsh legal penalties, such as lengthy prison sentences, step fines, probation, mandatory counseling, community service, restraining orders, and restitution to the victim. Additionally, any person that commits a violent crime may be subject to enhanced sentencing and charges if he/she has a prior criminal record, if he/she has a prior violent crime conviction, if he/she caused another person(s) bodily harm, or if he/she used a weapon during the commission of the crime. In addition, many violent crime offenders are shunned by society, and suffer from a damaged reputation and limited opportunities.

Boston and Massachusetts Violent Crimes Attorney

Once you have been charged with a violent crime in Boston, you will need to retain the services of a professional, experienced, and highly skilled criminal defense attorney who has a successful track record of fighting and defending clients charged with violent crimes in Massachusetts. When you face such life-altering legal consequences, you cannot risk being without reliable, relentless, and aggressive legal representation. Boston violent crimes attorney Stephen Neyman has the knowledge and skill to defend anyone in Massachusetts who has been accused of a violent crime. Because of his extensive experience in criminal defense law, Mr. Neyman is more than qualified and prepared to handle even the most complex and challenging violent crimes cases.

To retain the services of a Boston, Massachusetts violent crimes attorney who will ardently protect your rights, freedom, and reputation, please contact the Law Offices of Stephen Neyman at 1-617-263-6800 or contact us online.

Case Results » Violent Crimes
  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery and Assault and Battery on a Person Over 60 Dismissed

    On August 4, 2019 police in a Boston suburb were called to a home for a report of an assault on an elderly person. They were met by the victim, an 84 year old man who claimed that he and his son were arguing. His son pushed him to the ground causing bleeding and bruising. The defendant claimed that the victim was the initial aggressor. Based on the evidence and the statements of the parties the police arrested the son and charged him with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M and assault and battery on a person over the age of 60, G.L. c 265 Section 13K. The latter crime is a felony in Massachusetts. Today, we were able to have all charges dismissed. 

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  • Criminal History Records for School Teacher Sealed After Case Dismissed

    The defendant is a school teacher we represented several years ago. He was charged with domestic assault and battery under G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. We were able to get that case dismissed. However due to the fact that the man is a school teacher the dismissed record was appearing in criminal background searches. He contacted Attorney Neyman a few weeks ago to petition to seal the criminal history printout. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case sealed under G.L. c. 276 Section 100. 

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  • Charges of Domestic Assault and Battery Against Registered Nurse Dismissed

    The defendant is a nurse at a well known prestigious Boston hospital. On May 19, 2019 in the early hours of the morning she was drunk and in an MBTA garage arguing with her boyfriend. Someone unrelated to the parties witnessed the incident and called the police. The witness stated that the defendant, our client, punched her boyfriend with her fists several times during the course of the argument. The police arrived and found her intoxicated and belligerent. Her boyfriend confirmed the report of the witness and the defendant was arrested and charged with violation G.L. c. 265 Section 13M. Attorney Stephen Neyman was immediately retained to defend these charges, domestic assault and battery. Today, all charges were dismissed. 

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