Assault & Violent Crimes

Assault and other violent offenses are crimes against people. They are taken very seriously by our judicial system since there is often an injured victim. If you are convicted or plead guilty, people may treat you differently than they did before. Employers may not want to hire you because they do not want to take a risk of a lawsuit if you injure someone at work. Violent offenses may also cause you to face additional consequences if you are ever charged with future criminal conduct.

At Breeding & Henry, LLC, in Knoxville, we are here to protect your reputation and your future if you have been charged with a violent crime. Defense attorneys Brad Henry and Jimmy Carter understand how the state and federal government handle assault, robbery and other violent offenses. We have also handled cases involving firearms, destructive devices, murder, attempted murder, federal Hobbs Act robbery, pharmacy robbery and other federal crimes of violence. Our criminal defense attorneys offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

We defend people who are charged with all types of violent crimes, including:

  • Domestic violence
  • Murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Robbery
  • Bank robbery
  • Pharmacy robbery
  • Carjacking
  • Burglary
  • Kidnapping and false imprisonment
  • Weapons/firearms offenses
  • Vehicular assault and vehicular homicide

Violent Federal Crimes

The United States government has enacted multiple crimes for violent conduct. The offenses range from bank robbery to carjacking. The United States may also charge an individuals with capital murder crimes or terrorism. The law and procedure for these kinds of offenses is extremely complicated. It is imperative to speak to an attorney who is well versed in federal crimes, conspiracy law, RICO law and other areas where violence may be charged. Attorney Brad Henry has successfully defended individuals charged with a wide range of violent federal crimes at trial and on appeal. Violent offenses carrying sever penalties. Call today to speak to our criminal defense team.

Defenses in Assault Cases

Police may charge someone with assault based on little more than statements made by the alleged victim. A thorough investigation may uncover defenses such as:

  • Self defense
  • Defense of others
  • Consent
  • Mutual combat (fighting)
  • You did not intend to injure the other person
  • The alleged attack never happened

For many violent offenses, Tennessee offers first offender programs, judicial diversion programs and expungement of arrest records. Our goal in any assault case is to keep you from getting a permanent criminal record from a single event.

Contact Our Tennessee Violent Crimes Defense Attorney

Let a skilled and dedicated defense attorney defend your case and our experienced state and federal violent crimes attorneys represent your interests and protect your rights. For more information or to schedule a consultation with Knoxville assault defense attorney Jimmy Carter or Brad Henry, call 865-223-6307 or fill out our contact form.