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Terrorist Threats

Terrorist threats have always been considered serious crimes in the United States, but law enforcement agencies have become especially strict since the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11.

A terrorist threat is the threat to commit an act of violence intended to threaten or intimidate another individual's) with reckless disregard of the risks. In many cases, a terrorist threat results in the evacuation of a place of assembly, a building, stadium, airplane or other area where lives could be endangered.


Because of the reckless disregard for the risks caused by such evacuations and the serious public inconvenience of terrorist threats, those who are accused of these crimes often face severe penalties and punishments. If you are under investigation for a terrorist threat crime, it is important to consult with a qualified criminal defense attorney who can protect your rights and interests. Please contact us today for a FREE consultation.

The consequences of a terrorist threat conviction can range in severity depending on such factors as prior criminal convictions, status of parole/probation, amount of media attention on the case, and other circumstances. Punishments and penalties of a terrorist threat conviction may include:

  • Prison time

  • Loss of Constitutional rights (right to vote or own a deadly weapon)

  • Parole or probation

  • Rehabilitation

  • Hefty fines

  • More

How a Defense Attorney Can Help

A competent criminal law attorney will have the experience and skills necessary to help build a strong defense based on inconclusive evidence, mistaken identity, your innocence, or other circumstances. The highly qualified and aggressive attorneys at The Law Office of Stephens & Rueda can improve the outcome of your case by conducting extensive research, interviewing law enforcement officials, witnesses, and more.

If you or someone you know has been accused of a terrorist threat crime, don't wait to consult with an attorney. We can help get your case dismissed, reduce your charges and penalties, and more. Please contact us today toll at (214) 528-5353 for a FREE case evaluation.

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