Top Lake Forest Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

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Brown & Stedman LLP

Hate Crime Lawyer

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

866-611-3268

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The Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Lake Forest, CA

Free Consultation

714-716-4196

SOMETIMES BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE. You can't afford to plead guilty. Fight your charges. Call today.

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Law Office of Scott C. Thomas

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Lake Forest, CA

Free Consultation

949-226-6582

Standing by You, Every Step of the Way

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Law Offices of David S. Borsari, Esq.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Lake Forest, CA

Free Consultation

714-922-5609

Arrested? Or think you may be arrested? Call David. Interviewed by NBC & Dr Drew for his criminal defense success.

Have you been charged with a crime? You need the dedication and aggressiveness of Attorney David S. Borsari. He is no stranger to long hours and hard work on criminal defense cases. He has over 10 years of experience in criminal defense, including extensive jury trial experience. Don't wait and call today! Contact Attorney David S. Borsari today if you need legal …

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Ron Cordova, Attorney at Law

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Lake Forest, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

949-287-8700

I Understand That Even Good People Sometimes
Find Themselves in Bad Situations.
Call today to Get The Help You Need!

As an experienced and well-respected Orange County criminal defense lawyer, Ron Cordova knows criminal defense inside and out. Ron has represented criminal defendants in 29 states and several foreign countries and offers each client the highest level of legal service through skill, compassion and aggressive representation. He has tried more than 150 cases in state and …

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The Kent Law Firm

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Lake Forest, CA

Free Consultation

714-584-9926

Don't Trust Your Future to Just Anyone. Call to Speak Directly to a CA State Certified Criminal Law Specialist!

As a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, I use my expertise to ensure each one of my clients receives the very best result possible in their particular circumstance. As a criminal defense attorney, it is not my concern as to whether you may have committed a crime, but rather, whether the Government can prove they committed a crime. I look at every nuance of a case, …

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Law Offices of Gregory Rubel

Hate Crime Lawyer

Free Consultation

20 Years of Courtroom Experience and Reasonable Fees
Serving all Courts in California

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Lake Forest Hate Crime Information

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 Lake Forest 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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

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.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney's track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

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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