Violent Crimes

20cientesHomicideA violent crime or crime of violence is a crime in which an offender uses or threatens force upon a victim. This entails both crimes in which the violent act is the objective, such as murder, as well as crimes in which violence is the means to an end. Violent crimes may, or may not, be committed with weapons


For the American judicial system, homicide has remained one of the most complex criminal cases in American judicial system. Although homicide is legally defined as the unlawful killing of another human being, the act contains an unusually large gray area.

For example, justifiable homicide, occurs when a person is killed but it is deemed excusable. Manslaughter is a subcategory of homicide that is separated into two categories, voluntary and involuntary.

Violent Crimes Defense

Voluntary manslaughter occurs when a person is killed from the provocation of another, while involuntary manslaughter is classified when a person is killed through recklessness.

In any homicide case, time is one of the most precious entities you have on your side. The longer you take to retain a felony lawyer, the more difficult fighting the homicide charge will be.

When you work with me I will begin my own criminal investigation by examining evidence, and interviewing witnesses.

The statutes for homicide differs on a state-by-state basis. Choosing an experienced homicide lawyer that is knowledgeable on all of Florida’s statutes is a key component to successfully fighting the charge.

Florida is one of several states where the punishment for homicide can result in the death penalty. Thus, choosing the right homicide lawyer to represent you can potentially be the difference between life and death.

Due to the gravity of the situation, facing a murder charge can bring about severe emotional distress for all parties involved. That is why I, Ron L. Baum, am knowledgeable on all aspects including felony murder.

I have been successfully fighting violent crime cases for over 28 year. Call 954-849-0149 to speak to Attorney Ron Baum Directly. Attorney Baum strives to make himself available 24/7. Free and Confidential Consultation.