Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Crossville, TN
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Bullock Fly Hornsby & Evans is one of the premiere litigation firms in middle Tennessee, with roots firmly planted in civil and criminal litigation. Our focus is always on cases that matter and results that are critical: a client's freedom, future and well-being. Defending against criminal charges, whether by the federal government or the state of …
If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a Crossville 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.
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.
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