If you have been arrested for a felony crime in the greater Memphis area, you need a knowledgeable and confident Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney who will fight to protect your rights and freedoms.

Being convicted of a felony will have serious lifelong consequences. Not only will you face the prospect of a prison sentence and crippling fines, you will also have severely limited life opportunities once you’ve served your sentence. If you’ve been charged with a felony, you owe it to yourself and your future to take every step possible towards avoiding a conviction and the pitfalls of becoming a convicted felon. 

In Tennessee, the consequences of a conviction for a felony can be serious and long-lasting resulting in jail sentences of more than one-year. A felony arrest does not have to mean automatic jail time or fines with an experienced Felony lawyer to steer you through the process for the best results possible.

Call (901) 552-6228 today to schedule a consultation with Attorney Joseph Pehanick.

AREAS OF FELONY CRIMES: Violent Crimes | Drug/Gun Possession


Felony Crimes in Tennessee are grouped into five categories: (some include)

A Felony – 15 to 60 years in jail

  • Aggravated Rape

  • Especially Aggravated Robbery

  • Especially Aggravated Kidnapping

  • Theft over $250,000

B Felony – 8 to 30 years in jail

  • Rape

  • Aggravated Robbery

  • Aggravated Kidnapping

  • Theft $60,000 - $250,000

  • Acting in Concert

C Felony – 3 to 15 years in jail

  • Robbery

  • Aggravated Assault

  • Kidnapping

  • Theft $10,000 - $60,000

D Felony – 2 to 12 years in jail

  • Burglary

  • Reckless Aggravated Assault

  • Theft $2500 – $10,000

  • ID Theft

E Felony – 1 to 6 years in jail

  • Statutory Rape

  • Sexual Battery

  • Theft $1000-$2500

To effectively defend your constitutional rights and defend against your Felony, you need an experienced Memphis Criminal Defense Attorney with knowledge in Tennessee Felony laws. Our legal team has the experience necessary to help you understand complex legal issues and a proven track record in defending felony cases.

If you have been charged with a Felony, you need a Memphis Criminal Defense Lawyer who will fight for your fundamental rights. Because felony offenses can carry very harsh penalties, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight for a reduction of the charges against you and to keep your criminal record clean. Our firm has successfully defended all the above felonies and many more in Memphis, Tennessee.