Violent Crime Charges & Penalties in Tennessee


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Violent crimes refer to serious crimes that cause or threaten to cause personal harm. These crimes vary in severity, but we are ready to defend against any range of violent crimes, including:

  • Assault and Battery
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Armed Robbery
  • Rape
  • Weapons Charges
  • Carjacking
  • Arson


Violent crime charges may have severe penalties, including life in prison or in some cases capital punishment. They may also include jail, fines, probation, and other penalties relating to misdemeanor or felony offenses. We at Buckmaster & Ellzey understand that being charged with a violent crime will be an extremely difficult time for all involved. It is a time however, when skilled legal counsel is of crucial importance.

Whether you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor, we have both the prosecutorial and criminal defense experience to create effective defense strategies.

Consult with a Criminal Defense Attorney with the experience to get the job done. (615) 916-1600.

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Nashville Violent Crimes Attorney

Law enforcement and the District Attorney will vigorously pursue any violent criminal charge. A fundamental principle of our legal system is that a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty. Just because you are charged with a violent crime does not mean that you are guilty. It is up to you to stand up for your legal rights. You do that by contacting the right attorney to do the job.

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