Violent Crime Defense Lawyer in San Diego
What Is Considered a Violent Crime in California?
The state of California defines violent felonies as any crime that involves the use of force or the threat of force against another person. These crimes can be felonies or misdemeanors depending on the circumstances.
Examples of violent felonies in California include:
- Child molestation
- Kidnapping for extortion
What Are the Penalties for Violent Crimes in California?
The penalties for violent crimes in California depend on the severity of the crime, whether it was a first-time offense, and other factors. For example, the penalties for a robbery charge can range from two years in prison to life imprisonment. Murder is always a capital murder charge, which can carry the death penalty.
How Do I Fight a Violent Crime Charge?
If you have been charged with a violent crime, you need an attorney who understands the complex legal system. Your criminal defense attorney can help you understand the charges against you and help you fight them. At Don't Talk Legal Center, we have handled thousands of cases and have helped many clients avoid serious penalties.
We understand that you may be feeling scared and overwhelmed. You may be worried about your reputation and how a conviction will affect your life. Schedule your initial consultation with our legal team by calling (858) 544-1386.