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What are the “crimes against the person”?

What are the “crimes against the person”?

There is a set of criminal offenses that fall under an umbrella called “crimes against the person.” This category involves many different potential charges that involve bodily harm, the threat of bodily harm or doing something to someone against their will. Non-violent offenses, such as stalking or harassment, are included in this category as are violent crimes such as assault, domestic violence, hate crimes and battery.

Obviously this is a very serious set of crimes that can lead to the people being accused of these crimes suffering very serious legal consequences. These accusations are not to be taken lightly by any party involved, and a thorough investigation of the evidence and the facts is necessary to ensure justice is done.

For the accused, it is imperative that they have competent, experienced and aggressive legal representation to help them with their case. A lot happens in the initial hours and days after they are arrested for their alleged criminal offenses. And a lot can happen in the ensuing weeks and months as the case is proceeds.

There are so many different consequences and penalties that can be assessed to someone accused of one of the “crimes against a person.” As such, it behooves anyone in such a position to consult with an attorney to ensure their case is thoroughly defended. At the Law Offices of Michael V. Cibella, we have experience handling a wide range of cases that involve violent acts and other criminal offenses, so please reach out to us to day if you are in need of legal help.

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