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Accused and need a Criminal Defense Attorney?
If you need legal help with your defense of a crime, find out about retaining a criminal defense attorney to represent you. If you have been accused in Los Angeles, you should see a lawyer for criminal defense and legal advice.

DWI / DUI Suspended License
If you have received a ticket or have had your license suspended, for a DUI or DWI, find an attorney to defend you in court. Are you incarcerated and need help posting bail. A lawyer who is familiar with DUI or DWI cases can assist you in court.

Crimes may be committed by adults and juveniles. Crimes and Criminal Defense can usually be grouped in the following categories:

Crimes and Criminal Defense

Violent Crimes

  • Murder / Homicide
  • Assault & Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Terrorist Threats
  • Possession of Weapons
  • Vehicular Manslaughter
  • Hate Crimes

Drug and Alchohol

  • Drunk Driving
  • Possession
  • Transportation
  • Distribution
  • Manufacture
  • Sales
  • Drug Offenses

Property Crimes

  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Armed Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Home Invasion

Sex Offenses

  • Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sex with a Minor
  • Solicitation
  • Molestation

White Collar Crimes

  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Computer Crimes
  • Racketeering

Other Criminal Defense

  • Appeals
  • Probation Violation
  • Parole Expungements
  • Criminal Expungement

Under the federal "Three Strikes" provision, which is now codified at 18 U.S.C. § 3559(c), the defendant receives mandatory life imprisonment if he or she:

  • Is convicted in federal court of a "serious violent felony" and
  • Has two or more prior convictions in federal or state courts, at least one of which is a "serious violent felony." The other prior offense may be a "serious drug offense."

Under the statute, a "serious violent felony" includes murder, manslaughter, sex offenses, kidnapping, robbery, and any offense punishable by 10 years or more which includes as an element the use of force or that, by its nature, involves a significant risk of force. The statute also enumerates certain non-qualifying felonies, including unarmed robbery offenses and arsons that posed no threat to human life.

 

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