Top Ozark Hate Crime Lawyers Near You

The Law Offices of Dee Wampler & Joseph Passanise

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ozark, MO

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417-208-5980

Experienced. Aggressive. Award Winning. - Serious Criminal Defense Attorneys - Call Now

Whiteaker & Wilson

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ozark, MO

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Se Habla Español

417-553-1823

Our goal is to protect your rights, your freedom and your future in even the most challenging criminal defense cases.

Law Office of Adam Woody

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Ozark, MO

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The sooner we start on your case, the better off you will be. Contact us now.

Attorney Adam Woody has dedicated his career to providing aggressive advocacy in the protection of the rights of those accused of committing crimes. He understands that people facing criminal charges are scared and intimidated. Are you in this situation? Call Mr. Woody. He is armed with the skill and knowledge to defend you against the criminal justice system. His …

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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 an Ozark 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.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

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

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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