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The Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ontario, CA

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714-716-4196

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

When you have been arrested, it is vital that you take immediate action to defend your rights and avoid a conviction by retaining an experienced Orange County criminal defense attorney. A conviction could not only lead to harsh penalties – such as jail, prison, fines, and probation – but would also force you to live with a criminal record, potentially destroying …

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The Law Office of Ronald L. Freeman

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ontario, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

951-344-6207

A Criminal Defense Law firm representing clients throughout Riverside & San Bernardino County.

Retaining a trustworthy attorney gives you the confidence to make important decisions and the ability to overcome legal obstacles. At the Law Office of Ronald L. Freeman in San Bernardino, I help Southern California residents protect their rights in a wide range of legal matters. Whether you require assistance with a divorce, an immigration case, a criminal charge or some …

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Brown & Stedman LLP

Hate Crime Lawyer

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

866-611-3268

Your Criminal Defense needs are important. Click here or call today for help

Brown & Stedman LLP provides legal representation as it should be: lawyers who focus on solving problems. We provide effective legal services whether you are an individual or a corporation. Our firm represents clients in administrative, civil and criminal defense matters so we can pivot our representation to address all of our clients' legal needs. We serve the …

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Blumenthal Law Offices

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ontario, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

951-732-7901

A Criminal Defense Law Firm Representing Clients Throughout Riverside & San Bernardino County.

Clients often come to us in the darkest moments of their lives. They can feel overwhelmed by the power of the government’s case against them, feeling trapped by a system they don’t understand. At Blumenthal Law Offices, our Riverside criminal defense lawyers can level the playing field: Two of our lawyers are former District Attorneys. With our insider …

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Law Offices of Gregory Rubel

Hate Crime Lawyer

866-926-7162

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

Featured Ontario, CA Hate Crime Law Firm

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Ontario 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 an Ontario 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.

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 much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

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