Violent Crimes Attorney

Violent Crimes in Pennsylvania carry some of the most severe penalties the law can impose.  Law enforcement is not sympathetic to people who commit violent crimes. Therefore, if you are the target of an investigation involving a violent crime or you have been arrested, you owe it to yourself and your family to seek out an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney who can protect your rights and navigate the murky waters of the criminal justice system.


Some violent crime charges may not seem like that big of a deal. Maybe you have been charged with Assault and battery charges resulting from a bar fight or an altercation at school. A person could be charged with domestic assault after a fight with a spouse or family member. You may think that these charges will go away or have little impact on your future. Ignoring these issues will not make them go away, a conviction could result in jail time, losing contact with your children and a criminal record that employers and the public will be able to access.

In more serious cases, the violent crime charge will have a serious impact on your liberties and your future. Homicide, attempted homicide, accessory to murder, aggravated assault, aggravated robbery and certain weapons charges carry lengthy prison sentences.

Some of the most common violent crimes that you could face include:

  • Murder

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  • Attempted Homocide
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Assault
  • Gun and Weapon Possession
  • Criminal Contempt
  • Harassment
  • Tampering with a Witness
  • Intimidating a Witness
  • Unlawful Imprisonment
  • Murder
  • Kidnapping

A mere accusation of a violent crime – Assault, Robbery or Rape – has enormous life altering consequences even if you are completely innocent. To protect your liberty, livelihood and integrity you should not delay in retaining a Chester County Defense attorney with real experience and results. We are not only criminal defense attorneys who have represented clients in violent matters, but as a Deputy District Attorney, Mr. Hyde prosecuted hundreds of these and other crimes at all stages, from arrest to grand jury, to hearings, and even trial.

Mr. Hyde knows the thought process of prosecutors and is prepared to investigate the allegations, take the time to hear and listen to your story and aggressively challenge the accusations. We are prepared at any hour of the day or night to represent you at your arraignment to attempt to secure your release or seek reasonable bail.

If you have not been arrested, we can intervene with the police, arrange your surrender and help avoid the risk of endangering you or your family when the police come looking for you. Even if your case has been pending for months and you now face the prospect of a hearing or trial, we are ready to utilize this prosecutorial experience and skills as a criminal defense attorney to get you where you want, and need, to be.


With so much on the line, it is important that you have an attorney who understands how these charges work and what can be done to fight them. We will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your arrest and seek to minimize the charges.

To learn more about how we can aggressively fight to protect your rights and your future, please contact the Law Offices of Ryan L. Hyde at (484)886-4271.  We have offices in Montgomery County, Bucks County, and Chester County to better your meet your needs.

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