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George F. Klink

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Wickenburg, AZ

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866-745-6196

Dedicated to Defending Those Accused of Crime

As an attorney practicing criminal law in Maricopa County for more than 30 years, George F. Klink has the experience and familiarity with the court system that is critical to properly and successfully representing the accused.  Attorney Klink opened his law office in Phoenix in 1975 and since that time has represented hundreds of people who have been …

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The Nolan Law Firm

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Wickenburg, AZ

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Se Habla Español

480-400-9494

Your Criminal Defense Matter Is Important to Us. If There Is a Way Out, We Will Find It. Contact Us Today!

As experienced Arizona criminal defense attorneys, including our Criminal Law Specialist, Todd E. Nolan, the criminal defense attorneys at the Nolan Law Firm know that experience, fight, work ethic, and integrity are the keys to successfully defending clients in any type of criminal case. There are no substitutes. When your life is on the line, a criminal defense attorney …

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Law Offices of Craig W. Penrod

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Wickenburg, AZ

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Our Team of Lawyers Can Provide You with the Experience and Knowledge Needed for Qualified Representation.

Our Arizona DUI and criminal lawyers can provide you with the experience and knowledge needed for qualified representation. An experienced defense lawyer is vital in criminal law cases and our team sets that standard. Each of the attorneys have unique levels of experience and particularized skills. Our firm approaches each case based on a "team" concept, although …

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Have You Been Charged With a Hate Crime?

If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a Wickenburg attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.

Types of Hate Crimes

A hate crime is an unlawful act motivated by bias based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. A "hate" offense is not in and of itself a crime, but the charge enhances the possible penalties. Once the prosecutor has proved that a defendant committed a crime and the offense was motivated by hate toward a specific group or characteristic, the severity of the punishment increases.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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