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Vigorous Defense Against Charges Of Violent Crimes

If you have been charged with homicide, aggravated assault or another violent crime, the attorney you choose will likely be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Obtaining a strong defense could be the difference between freedom and a significant jail or prison sentence.

For the strong defense you require, contact the law office of John M. Petruzzi. We defend adults and juveniles against all types of violent crime charges. To schedule a free consultation, contact our law office in Houston.

Get The Strong Defense You Deserve

You have a right to expect that your attorney will vigorously defend your rights. You can be certain that you will have a strong advocate on your side as a client of our firm.

Attorney John M. Petruzzi has more than 30 years of criminal law experience. Mr. Petruzzi is a board-certified criminal law specialist, as certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a former chief prosecutor in Texas felony court and a former Assistant District Attorney in Harris County.

Mr. Petruzzi's experience as a former prosecutor is a strong asset in plea negotiations. If you decide to fight your charges at trial, Mr. Petruzzi is an experienced and skilled trial lawyer. He has been the lead attorney in more than 150 criminal jury trials.

Intelligent Defense Against All Types Of Violent Crime Charges

Our firm defends clients against many different types of violent crimes charges. These include:

  • Homicide: In a state with capital punishment, murder charges raise the stakes in a case to the highest level. Mr. Petruzzi has defended many clients against charges of murder or attempted murder. He knows how to develop and deliver a sound defense in these cases.
  • Assault charges: Sexual assault is a specific type of assault charge, as is domestic violence. There are also other types of assault that a prosecutor can allege such as aggravated assault. Our firm knows how to defend your rights in these cases.
  • Other violent felonies: Armed robbery, kidnapping and arson are all very serious charges. Attorney Petruzzi uses his more than 30 years of experience to make sure his clients' rights are protected.

Mr. Petruzzi has a proven ability to effectively manage cases involving complex issues. This includes issues such as DNA evidence, other forensics evidence, ballistics and other critical evidence. This experience is especially valuable when defending against charges of violent crime.

Discuss Your Case With An Experienced Defense Attorney

To schedule a free consultation with Houston violent crimes defense attorney John M. Petruzzi, call 713-581-1789 or contact us toll free at 888-386-4503. You may also contact us by email.