Violent Crimes

Sacramento Violent Crimes Attorneys

What Is a Violent Crime?

Violent crimes are those in which one person intentionally causes injury to another person. Physical force and threats are typically used to accomplish a goal. A weapon may or may not be used. Violent crimes come in varying degrees, ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. These crimes are different from property crimes, in which people typically are not injured.

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Examples of Violent Crimes

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Commonly Asked Questions

What are the potential consequences of being charged with assault in Sacramento, CA?

Being charged with assault in Sacramento, CA can have serious consequences, including fines, probation, and even jail time. It is important to seek legal representation to understand your rights and options.

How can a criminal defense attorney help me if I've been charged with assault in Sacramento, CA?

A criminal defense attorney can help you understand the charges against you, build a strong defense, and represent you in court. They can also negotiate with prosecutors to potentially reduce charges or penalties.

What is the difference between assault and battery in Sacramento, CA?

Assault typically refers to the threat of violence or an attempt to cause harm, while battery involves actual physical contact and harm. Both are serious charges that require legal attention.

Can I defend myself against assault charges in Sacramento, CA?

Yes, you have the right to defend yourself against assault charges. It is important to seek legal advice to understand the best defense strategy for your specific situation.

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What Is the Penalty for a Violent Crime?

Penalties for violent crimes can vary widely based on the seriousness of the crime. The victim's injuries are also taken into consideration. For example, battery may be charged as a misdemeanor, with the person paying fines and spending up to one year in jail. Felony charges, on the other hand, may result in prison sentences of 10 years or longer and hefty fines. When a weapon is used, the penalties further increase.

Some common penalties for violent crimes may include:

  • Prison time
  • Probation
  • Restitution to the victim
  • Loss of certain rights, such as the right to own firearms
  • Mandatory anger management or counseling programs

It's important to seek legal help from experienced and aggressive defense attorneys who can protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome for your case. At Gonzales Law Office, our team of Sacramento trial lawyers has the expertise and dedication to provide a strong defense against serious charges. Don't face the legal system alone - put our experience on your side.

Getting Legal Help from an Experienced Sacramento Trial Lawyers

Defending a person from violent crime charges is no easy task, as most of these crimes are felonies. However, our Sacramento's violent crimes lawyer is up for the task. 

Their aggressive approach has helped many clients retain their freedom. We have gotten numerous cases dismissed.

Here Are Some Examples:

  • A client was charged with five serious felonies, including attempted murder, and was facing life in prison. A week before the trial, the District Attorney dismissed the entire case.
  • A client was charged with carjacking, robbery, and assault. Because of his record, he was facing more than 25 years in prison. After we hired an investigator, we were able to show all the allegations were false and the alleged victim lied. The entire case was dismissed.

Gonzales Law Office provides aggressive representation for all clients and has an undefeated jury trial record from 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. 

You can count on our Sacramento violent crimes attorney to represent you. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Reasons to Choose Gonzales Law Office

An Unwavering Drive to Fight for the Accused
  • Licensed to practice in all California and Federal courts

  • Featured in an article on Fox40 for our commitment to the law and impressive legacy

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Starsâ„  and rated Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers

  • Attended drug & alcohol recognition training for a Drug and Alcohol Recognition P.O.S.T Certificate

  • Former police officer with experience in the DUI Unit at the Public Defender’s Office

  • A dedicated trial lawyer with an undefeated record of results for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019

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