Hillsborough County Death Threat
In today's society, making a death threat is a serious offense. It's something you should avoid doing at all costs.
But if you are accused of making a death threat, the very first thing you should do is call a Hillsborough County criminal defense attorney to help get you out of a legal nightmare. Michael Anzalone in Nashua, New Hampshire, is the perfect choice.
New Hampshire deals with these kinds of threats under a crime called criminal threatening. And at The Anzalone Law Firm, we've dealt with these kinds of criminal cases and will do our best to help you.
Everyone gets angry at another person -- a relative, a friend or even a stranger -- from time to time. Fewer probably have made deaths threats because of that anger, but it does happen. If that's has happened to you, and you are unlucky enough to have had law enforcement called on you, then you will need the services of a criminal defense lawyer
Most of the time, a threat is probably just a threat. But as we all see on the nightly news, sometimes the anger boils over and someone gets hurt, or worse, killed.
The best possible outcome could be that the person drops the charges. But in almost every case like this, prosecutors take the threats seriously.Does this Come With Jail Time?
It all depends on what crime you are accused of committing.
Penalties for a person who is accused of making a death threat can be harsh. New Hampshire's criminal code spells out the crime and the penalty: RSA 631:4.
Authorities will care about what your intent was in making a threat. If you made this kind of threat in Hillsborough County, watch out. Prosecutors will ask if the person you were threatening was ever in fear of being harmed.
The state law, which applies to everyone in Hillsborough County, says that if you put any kind of marking on someone's property with the intent of causing them to be in fear, you could face a death threat charges.
The same holds true for a threat against someone. Any form of violent threat against another person could if the circumstances allow result in a death threat charge.
Again, depending on the circumstances, and the jurisdiction you are in, a person who is charged with making a death threat could face a Class B felony. This carries a prison sentence of up to seven years and the judge can add on other fines or even fees.
If you are in Hillsborough County, please contact The Anzalone Law Firm in Nashua to schedule a free consultation with Michael Anzalone, or one of his associates.
We are well-versed in representing clients like you who may have never been in trouble before. We will walk you through the court process. This can be an embarrassing time for you and for your family and we understand that. We will be here for you 24/7 until you get a resolution in your case.