If you’re facing violent crime charges, you deserve solid, tough defense regardless of the charges or accusations against you. Violent crimes such as aggravated robbery or assault, manslaughter and capital murder lead to harsh punishments in the state of Texas. Many years to life in prison and even capital punishment may be on the table. Sergio Coronado Law understands the severity of this situation.
When it comes to teaming up with the right criminal defense lawyer, it’s necessary to choose a team with the right experience. Sergio Coronado has served the Southwest area for over 30 years. To this day, Mr. Coronado continues to fight for his client’s best interests. You will receive the tough defense you deserve. Sergio Coronado Law has been serving the Southwest area since 1989. Prior to starting his own practice, Mr. Coronado worked at various law firms across the Southwest. This allowed him to gain a broader perspective, which served to build a stable foundation upon which he built his private law firm. This perspective serves to benefit the clients that come to the Sergio Coronado Law firm for violence crime defense.
Using force to rob an individual can lead to aggravated robbery charges. This crime is charged as a first degree felony, leading to 5 to 99 years in state prison and/or a fine of no more than $10,000.
The act of committing an assault while using or exhibiting a deadly weapon is categorized as a second degree felony. Aggravated assault is punishable by 2 to 20 years in state prison. A fine of $10,000 may also be instituted.
Incidents in which an individual’s reckless, intoxicated, or vehicular action lead to another’s death will lead to manslaughter charges. Manslaughter is categorized as a second degree felony in the state of Texas. Penalties typically manifest as 2 to 20 years in state prison and/or a fine that will not exceed $10,000.
Capital murder differs from murder in a few ways. In order to be charged with the capital crime, the defendant must have intentionally committed the crime in the course of committing (or attempting to commit) kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, robbery, or other such crimes. Paying someone to commit a murder also qualifies as capital murder. This crime may lead to a death penalty sentence.
Violent charges are severe, there’s no going around that fact. However, that doesn’t mean you should give up hope. Mr. Coronado will work thoroughly and tirelessly as he investigates your case. He will leave no stone unturned, searching for flaws in the account of the crime. Cross-examination of witnesses and the prosecution’s evidence will take place as well. Mr. Coronado will go on to find witnesses and experts who will work in your favor. Sergio Coronado will build the best defense strategy for your specific situation. The sooner you contact Sergio Coronado Law, the sooner we can get started on your criminal defense. Contact us today.