Violent Crimes

Have you or a loved one been charged with a Violent Crime in New Hampshire? Criminal charges can impact your future in a number of a ways, even if you were only arrested and never formally charged. Arrests, as well as convictions, can lead to problems getting a job, housing, or money for college. Gottesman & Hollis has experienced criminal defense attorneys, and can help minimize these consequences, or prevent them from being an issue at all.

The State Attorney’s office has the power of the entire State of New Hampshire and New Hampshire’s tremendous resources to use against you in your case, therefore you need the best defense possible. Our lawyers are aggressive, experienced and knowledgeable. Let us put our skills to work for you! With our excellent experience in criminal defense law, as well as seeing the other side of the courtroom from the plaintiff’s side, we can and will help you get the defense you need. Contact us for a free case consultation!

We handle almost all criminal charges and have compiled a list of the most common violent crime charges filed in Nashua, as well as all of New Hampshire below:


Assault charges are often classic cases of “he/she started it.” If you were involved in a physical altercation and charged with assault, it is very important to hire an experienced attorney to help with your case. Oftentimes the physical harm was unintentional or in self-defense. Contact us today for a free consultation about your assault charges.


Domestic Violence

Domestic violence charges are almost always associated with men, although not always. The consequences of domestic violence have increased dramatically over the last 40 years. If you attempt to fight domestic violence charges on your own, there is a good chance you will face severe consequences that can impact you for the rest of your life. Contact us immediately if you’ve been charged with domestic violence in New Hampshire to see how we can help.



Homicide is the broad term for one person being killed by another. This can be any form, such as manslaughter or murder. Homicide is an incredibly serious charge, and can result in being locked away for life, or even the death penalty. Get in touch with an attorney at Gottesman & Hollis to see if we are able to help fight your homicide charges.



Murder charges are different from homicide in that murder is classified as intentional homicide. Murder is the most serious charge in our society, and required a precise legal defense. Whether your were wrongly convicted or don’t believe you should be charged with murder, you need an excellent criminal defense attorney. Contact us today to see if we are able to help with your case.


Weapons Charges

If you’ve been charged with a weapons crime in New Hampshire, you may have options. Weapons charges can range from unlawfully carrying a weapon, assault with a deadly weapon, possessing a weapon with a felony charge, and several more. Contact us immediately if you’ve been charged with a weapons crime to see how we can help.