If you are facing charges for a violent crime (or think you will be), it cannot be overstated how urgently you need a quality defense attorney. Violent crimes are heavily punished under state law and almost any crime involving a gun can result in a multi-year prison sentence. It is important that you fight back with the highest quality defense counsel against allegations involving any violent crime, whether it be simple assault, batter, manslaughter or murder. Very often these cases are overcharged by the District Attorney. A simply fight can be alleged as an attempted murder, for example. Attorney Joseph T. Rhea has the reputation and court record you want. Contact Attorney Rhea today to discuss your case and move forward with an aggressive and powerful defense for your charges.
"Violent crimes" can refer to a number of different crimes and the penalties are generally, but not allways, associated with the severity of the injuries involved. So, a minor injury bar fight is usually charged as a misdemeanor, while any fight resulting in bloodshed is usually charged as a felony. The most common offense that Attorney Rhea defends include:
Most violent crimes are felonies. Felony charges carry much stiffer penalties than misdemeanors, and you may find yourself facing prison time and parole if you are convicted. It is crucial that Attorney Joseph T. Rhea get involved early in any violent crime case. It is always best to interview witnesses right after an arrest, and declarations in support of your case can often be presented to the District Attorney in an effort to influence their charging decision. The period after an arrest and before formal charges are filed is the best time to get aggressive about defending yourself. Even if you have already been arraigned, it is critical that you defend your case rather than simply plead guilty. Often people take terrible deals in court because they have not really consulted with competent legal counsel. Attorney Rhea takes the time to work with clients individually so that panic is never a part of the decision making process.
With over a decade of experience in Palm Springs alone, the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea has the experience you are looking for in a local criminal defense attorney. Don't go to court unprepared; allow this Harvard-educated attorney to devise and deliver a forceful defense strategy. He has a high success rate in criminal defense case. He knows how important the outcome of your case is to you and your family. You can rest assured that he will do everything possible to seek out the best strategy for you and to fight for every possible advantage.
Contact Attorney Joseph T. Rhea today if you have been arrested and charged with a violent crime.
“Mr. Rhea was extremely knowledgeable which, without a doubt, was the reason the Judge dismissed my case without any fines, probation, etc. Additionally, his vast knowledge helped lay out all the scenarios which helped relieve my anxieties. He was extremely prompt and reliable which made working with him a pleasure. I would highly recommend Mr. Rhea’s services to anyone and everyone.” – Former Federal Drug Possession Client