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Violent Crime

A Track Record You Can Count On

  • First Degree Murder/Shaken Baby/Abusive Head Trauma Not Guilty
  • Second Degree Murder Not Guilty
  • Simple Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
  • Manufacture of Meth Case Dismissed
  • Murder Charge Dismissed Charge Dismissed
  • Rape No Charges
  • Robbery Case Dismissed
  • Sale, Manufacture and/or Deliver of Schedule VI Penalty Reduced
  • 2 Counts of Aggravated Assault Case Dismissed
  • Aggravated Sexual Battery Case Dismissed

Putnam County Violent Crime Attorney

Defending Against Violent Crime Charges in Tennessee

At The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis, our focus is criminal defense in Putnam County and our neighboring counties. We have successfully defended clients accused of violent crimes through victories, case dismissals, mitigating charges, and negotiating plea deals. Each client we work with is treated as an individual with the dignity and compassion that many who face violent criminal charges often need most.

Have you been accused of a violent crime? Call the Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis today at (931) 486-8823 or contact us online to schedule a free case review with our violent crime lawyer in Putnam County.

Violent Crime Cases We Handle

Our methods can help you when you need help the most. Depending on the alleged crime, you may face years in prison along with hefty fines upon your release – if you’re released at all. The state of Tennessee also still reserves capital punishment as an option for its most serious convictions.

We can help defend you against violent criminal charges including, but not limited to:

  • Homicide, including first- and second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, and homicide caused by recklessness, negligence, or a vehicle
  • Assault and battery, including simple and aggravated assault, sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery, domestic assault, and vehicular assault
  • Kidnapping, including aggravated kidnapping, false imprisonment, and unlawful removal/confinement of someone without his or her consent
  • Rape and other violent sex crimes
  • Shaken baby syndrome
  • Violence alleged during the commission of a non-violent crime such as theft

Is Simple Assault a Felony in Tennessee?

Simple assault in Tennessee is a felony aggravated assault if they used a deadly weapon or brandished a weapon. Deadly weapons include the following:

  • brass knuckles
  • firearms
  • hunting knives

Providing Experienced Violent Crime Defense Since 2006

Since 2006, The Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis has helped its clients fight their violent crime charges. We offer a personalized approach to building your defense while explaining the process and helping you make sense of this difficult time.

We represent clients throughout the following counties:

If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, call the Law Office of Douglas K. Dennis immediately at (931) 486-8823 for an experienced Putnam County violent crime attorney.

The Quality You Need

Why Hire Us?
  • Over a Decade of Experience
  • Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense
  • 1,000s of Criminal Charges Handled
  • Personalized One-on-One Representation
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