Threatening a Violent Act
What does the law say?
A. Any person who shall attempt, conspire or endeavor to perform an act of violence involving or intended to involve serious bodily harm or death of another person shall be guilty of a felony, punishable upon conviction thereof by imprisonment for a period of not more than ten (10) years.
B. Any person who shall threaten to perform an act of violence involving or intended to involve serious bodily harm or death of another person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable upon conviction thereof by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than six (6) months.
C. Any person who shall devise any plan, scheme or program of action to cause serious bodily harm or death of another person with intent to perform such malicious act of violence, whether alone or by conspiring with others, shall be guilty of a felony, punishable upon conviction thereof by imprisonment for a period of not more than ten (10) years.
What can be done?
Call us as soon as you can so that we can get to work! Let us get your side of the story. Charges like these can be tricky because in many cases it ends up being one person’s word against another. In these circumstances it is crucial to get an attorney who can effectively cross-examine and catch them in lies and get out reasons why they might have motives to conceal the truth.
Stay safe and stay silent. Don’t make a statement to police. You have the right to defense and you should always take full advantage of that right. Even with the best intentions and honesty, your words can still be used against you. Without proper representation, the State can set you up for failure that could cause lots of inconvenience and unnecessary aggravation. Let us set you up for success!
If you are accused of threatening a violent act, be sure to contact the aggressive and compassionate attorneys at Boeheim Freeman Law, who will fight for you and your rights!
The best criminal lawyers will tear apart the credibility and reliability of the State’s witnesses. We investigate thoroughly any motivation that a witness might have to lie or deceive. Our attorneys are well trained in cross-examination techniques and can expertly maneuver around a witness and trap them in their lies and misconceptions. We will get the truth and vigorously defend you. You need an attorney who not only knows the law, but knows how to argue it effectively. Let Boeheim Freeman Law’s expertise and training go to work for you.