Fighting Unlawful Wounding Charges in Spotsylvania
What is Unlawful Wounding?
This charge involves the shooting, stabbing, cutting, or wounding with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable, kill, etc., pursuant to §18.2-51.
What are the Penalties for an Unlawful Wounding Conviction?
If found guilty of unlawful wounding, penalties can include:
- A minimum five (5) years prison term, if this offense is committed without maliciousness
- A minimum five (5) and maximum 20 year prison term, if this offense is committed with maliciousness
- A felony criminal record, which can negatively impact employment opportunities and travel outside of the United States
Why Hire an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney if Charged in Virginia?
If charged with any of this or any other serious criminal offense, you need an experienced and approachable criminal defense attorney on your side. Comprehensive knowledge of legal and evidentiary proceedings is critical to properly defending you.
Check out our successful track record in defending against this type of crime and then call Susan F. Fremit, P.C. at (703) 666-9263 or (540) 322-2594 to set up a free consultation. You have everything to gain and nothing to lose.