Hate Crime Lawyer
20 Years of Courtroom Experience and Reasonable Fees
Serving all Courts in California
As an experienced criminal law attorney for more than 20 years, I have represented hundreds of clients at all stages of criminal proceedings. As a result, I have earned the respect of prosecutors and judges, I know how the courts work, and am therefore able to get results. Call me if you have been charged with any of the following crimes: DUI (drunk driving) Assault Robbery …
Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving San Fernando Valley, CA
If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a San Fernando Valley attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.
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.
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