Attorney for criminal threatsAny person who threatens to commit a crime which will result in great bodily injury or death to another whether the threat is made verbally, in writing or by means of a cell phone, text message or email with the intent that the statement shall be taken as a threat, even if there is no intent to actually carry it out may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. It is necessary that the person threatened reasonably believe that he or she and/or their immediate family are in danger. A felony conviction for criminal threats will result in a strike. Therefore, If you are charged with criminal threats it is essential that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who can assist you in having these charges reduced or dismissed.