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Violent Crimes

In California, violent crimes range in severity from assault and battery to capital murder. Depending on the severity of the offense, a conviction could count against you on your criminal record under the three strikes law.

Violent crimes are some of the most severely punished crimes in California. If you are convicted of a violent crime, not only will you face prison time, but you may be facing serving the rest of your life in prison for the offense.

What Is A Violent Crime?

A violent crime encompasses many types of assaults against another person in where the offender uses or threatens to use violence against the victim in the course of the crime. Some violent crimes are punished more severely when the offender is armed during the course of committing the crime.

Three Strikes Rule

In California, if a person is convicted of a three felonies they automatically received a life-in-prison sentence in state court. California’s proposition 184, which became law in 1994, is the most sweeping of states’ individual three strikes laws. It is meant to severely punish habitual offenders.

It is imperative to obtain an aggressive, dedicated Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer. Once you contact us, we can immediately begin preserving evidence, contacting witnesses, reviewing the crime scene and defending you. YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO WAIT! You do not want the courts to decide your future.

Some of the violent crime cases we handle are:

If you are under investigation for a violent crime or may be facing a criminal charge for a violent crime, YOU NEED AN AGGRESSIVE & EXPERIENCED California criminal defense attorney by your side TODAY to advise you. It is imperative to have an attorney who understands the complexities and nuances in these types of cases and who can use the law to help you obtain the best possible outcome for your case.

A violent crime conviction can have devastating legal consequences. Punishments vary dramatically and are determined not only by the seriousness of the crime and severity of it, but also the intent behind it.

At the The Cross Law Firm, we have handled many violent crime cases and understand how to obtain the most important information to defend you. We understand the sensitive nature of our work and are dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome we can for our clients as quickly and quietly as possible. We can advise you on the best steps to take to make sure you don’t have to face more severe punishments than you absolutely have to face.

If you are facing a violent crime charge or are under investigation with a violent crime, our team can help you. We are aggressive and dedicated and will not rest until we have explored all possibilities for your defense. Our Los Angeles violent crimes defense attorneys specialize in cases across southern California, including those in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County and San Bernardino County. Call us now for a free, initial consultation.

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