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Turner Law

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving La Jolla, CA

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619-630-4120

Turner Law is Devoted to Providing Thorough Representation, Individual Attention, and Exceptional Results, at a Reasonable Rate to Those Who are Charged with Crimes.

The Turner Law Group has more than 30 years of legal experience including: jury trials, civil litigation, and aggressive negotiations. Whether you are charged with a felony or misdemeanor, or are charged in a civil or administrative proceeding the attorneys will provide personalized one-on-one attention to you and your case. They offer reasonable rates, payment plans, and …

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Law Offices of Scott C. Williams

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving La Jolla, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

619-544-9566

37 Years Experience In Helping Clients With Their Criminal Defense Matters, Call Now For Help And Defense.

When your future is on the line, you want an experienced attorney protecting your rights. At the Law Offices of Scott C. Williams in San Diego, we let our experience and results speak for themselves. Exclusively practicing criminal defense, we protect the rights of the accused facing a variety of criminal charges, whether misdemeanor or felony, or state or federal. As a …

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Law Offices of Anna R. Yum

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving La Jolla, CA

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619-233-4433

Former Prosecutor Helping Defend You in Your Criminal Defense Matter or Allegations, Call NOW.

Are you facing a criminal or DUI charge? If you retain the services of the Law Offices of Anna R. Yum, then you are teaming up with a former prosecutor who provides top-notch and aggressive legal representation. Our goal is to fight for you by providing the strongest possible defense. The government will be moving quickly to build a case against you. You must act quickly as …

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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 La Jolla 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.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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