Violent Crimes

Sacramento Violent Crime Lawyer

Defending Against Violent Crime Charges in California

Tense situations can escalate quickly, resulting in violent crime charges. We know how terrifying it can be to face such serious charges. Our Sacramento violent crime defense lawyer has years of experience handling these types of cases, and we can put that experience to work for you. As an experienced litigator, Attorney Vega is not afraid to go to trial.

Our goal is to provide every client with straightforward legal counsel that helps them feel confident in court. When you need someone on your side advocating for you, choose the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega.

Are you facing violent crime charges in Sacramento County? We can help. Contact our criminal defense law firm at (916) 249-9417.

What is a Violent Crime in California?

In California, a crime is categorized as violent if it involves force or the threat of force against another individual, according to the California Penal Code Section 667.5(c). It's important to note that the classification of a crime can change based on the details of the incident. For specific legal advice or information, it's always best to consult with a legal professional.

Defending Against All Types of Violent Crimes

In California, there are three levels of criminal charges. The least severe is a violent crime infraction. Violent crimes are rarely charged as infractions. It is more common to face a misdemeanor charge or a felony charge for a violent crime. Most violent crimes are charged as felonies, which carry the harshest level of penalties.

Common violent crimes include:

Violent crime charges are incredibly serious. The penalties of a conviction are harsh. Depending on the circumstances of the allegations against you, you could be facing thousands of dollars in fines and a lengthy jail or prison sentence. Additionally, having a felony conviction on your record can negatively affect your ability to find a job, secure housing, and attend college.

Contact Our Violent Crimes Attorney in Sacramento Today

At the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega, we have extensive experience handling even the most complex violent crime cases. We leave no stone unturned and work hard to ensure that you understand the charges brought against you as well as all your legal options.

When you need a Sacramento violent crime lawyer who puts you and your best interests first, choose the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega. We offer aggressive legal representation.

Call (916) 249-9417 for a free consultation from our Sacramento criminal defense attorney.

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