Being convicted of a violent crime in Franklin County is a serious conviction that can have devastating consequences. Violent crimes are taken very seriously in Ohio and the outcomes can include jail time, reputational damage, child custody problems, jeopardized employment, and fines. A criminal record with a violent crime on it can have ramifications should you be charged with anything else in the future.
Even untrue or inaccurate allegations of a violent crime, which are very common, can have negative consequences for education, employment, and government assistance.
With so much on the line, choosing your criminal defense is the single most consequential decision you’ll make. As an expert, Columbus criminal attorney, Owen Kalis, has repeatedly fought and won for his clients accused of violent crimes.
Violent Crime in Columbus
While we live in an amazing city, violent crimes are common in Columbus. The most commonly prosecuted violent crimes in Columbus are: