Idaho Violent Crimes

If you have been arrested and charged with violent crime, it is important that you understand the charges against you and what your legal rights are.

There is a wide range of crimes that fall under this category. A conviction for a theft crime can carry serious short and long term consequences affecting your freedom, employment, personal relationships, and reputation. Depending on the crime and the circumstance, penalties for these crimes can range from a year of incarceration up to life in prison.

Do not let a conviction follow you around for the rest of your life! Violent crimes can be challenged in many ways. You have a lot on the line, let me fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail!


Idaho Violent Crimes

Assault Under Idaho Code §18-901 assault is either:1) the unlawful attempt to injure another person, or; 2) threatening violence such that the other person fears they are in imminent danger. This threat can come in the form of actions or words.

Battery Under Idaho Code §18-901daho Code §18-903 battery is the intentional touching of another against their will. 

Arson Arson is the willfully and unlawfully causing damage by fire or explosion. Under Idaho Code §18-802, §18-803, §18-804, and §18-805arson is divided into several different degrees depending on the facts and circumstance of the case. The degree will determine the potential punishment but arson in the fist degree is punishable by up to to $100,000 and up to 25 years in prison.

Crimes Against Children Under Idaho Code §18-1501 anyone who willfully causes harm to a child, or creates circumstances or conditions likely to cause great bodily harm or death is guilty of injury to a child. This can qualify as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the circumstances.

Manslaughter Pursuant to Idaho Code §18-4006anslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice.

Attempted Strangulation Attempted strangulation is the willful choking or attempted strangling of a household member or a person with whom the defendant has a domestic relationship with. Pursuant to Idaho Code §18-923 it is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

Murder Under Idaho Code §18-4001 murder is the intentional and unlawful killing of a human being.

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