Boston Mayhem Attorney
Massachusetts Mayhem Laws
Mayhem is one of the most serious criminal charges in Massachusetts. Mayhem is a crime in which tremendous violence is done onto the victim. The state can prove mayhem three different ways. In the first way to prove the defendant guilty of mayhem, the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant had malicious intent to maim or disfigure cuts or maims an ear, nose, lip or cuts off or disable limb of another person.
In second way to prove the defendant guilty of mayhem, the prosecution needs prove that the defendant aided in the commission of the mayhem crime. In the final way, the prosecution needs to prove that the defendant had intent to maim, assaults another person with a dangerous weapon, substance or chemical and by such assault disfigures, cripples or inflicts serious physical injury.
Massachusetts Mayhem Penalties
If a defendant is convicted of mayhem, the defendant can face up to 20 years in state prison. The defendant can also face up to a $1,000 fine or up to 2 ½ years in jail.
Massachusetts Mayhem Lawyer
Mayhem charges are very serious. Aside from facing the mayhem charge, it is likely that the defendant is charged with other serious offenses. If you are charged with mayhem, it is important that you have an experience criminal defense attorney. Attorney Jason Chan and will be able to create an aggressive defensive strategy to help you through your mayhem case.
Call Attorney Jason Chan to talk about your mayhem case today at 508-808-8902.