A individual arrested in connection to a confrontation of two or more people is usually charged with harassment, menacing, assault, or manslaughter. The charges can carry long prison sentences but can often be plead down to reduced charges.
A number of factors come into play when the prosecutors determine how to charge an individual:
- the extent of the injuries
- whether a weapon was used
- the relationship between the parties involved
- the motivation
Often times these arrests are the result of the police acting in a responsive rather than investigative capacity. That means you may get arrested and charged without ever getting to tell your side of the story. Knowing how and when to tell your side of the story is the key to resolving your case. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Adam Perlmutter have extensive experience and success in determining the best way to resolve these cases.
The Law Offices of Adam Perlmutter has experience handling all types of violent crimes, including: