Sevierville Felony Defense Attorneys
Defending Clients in Sevier County, Knox County & Jefferson County, TN
A felony is the most serious type of crime that a person may be accused of committing and, in Tennessee, includes a range of offenses punishable by a year in prison all the way to life imprisonment or even the death penalty if capital punishment applies. In the face of such severe penalties, one needs an aggressive and trusted attorney to defend his or her rights.
Andrew Farmer Law serves clients facing felony charges and investigations across Knox, Jefferson, and Sevier counties. Since 2008, we have fought to protect our clients’ constitutional rights in state, federal, and juvenile courts. Our Sevierville felony defense attorneys know what is at stake and are prepared to provide the level of legal counsel it takes to succeed in these challenging cases.
Felony Classifications & Penalties in Tennessee
In Tennessee, a felony is any crime punishable by a year or more in prison. Examples include robbery, burglary, theft of property valued at over $1,000, DUI causing serious injury or death,drug possession with intent to sell, drug manufacturing, aggravated assault, manslaughter, attempted murder, and murder. In addition to imprisonment, felony penalties may include significant fines.
According to Tennessee Ann. Code § 40-35-111, the following penalties apply for felonies:
- Capital offense: punishable by death or life imprisonment
- Class A felony: punishable by 15 - 60 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000
- Class B felony: punishable by 8 - 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000
- Class C felony: punishable by 3 - 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000
- Class D felony: punishable by 2 - 12 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000
- Class E felony: punishable by 1 - 6 years in prison and a fine of up to $3,000
Choose an Aggressive Felony Defense Lawyer
With felonies, it takes an aggressive lawyer who is willing to put in the time and effort to build a compelling case, challenge evidence, and pursue the best possible result – no matter the odds. With our trial experience and our commitment to painstaking preparation, Andrew Farmer Law delivers. We cannot guarantee a positive outcome, but we can guarantee that no effort will be spared in the fight for your freedom.
Call (865) 205-2637 today and find out how a Sevierville felony defense lawyer from our firm can help you.
Our attorneys are known throughout the area as premier, reliable legal defense with a record of representation resulting in favorable decisions in favor of their clients.
Since our practice opened, we have offered a variety of legal solutions to clients in many areas. We are experienced, compassionate and aggressive for our clients. We treat every case with the same dedication and personalized care you deserve.
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