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Hate Crime Charges in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Hate Crime Defense Lawyer

Acts of violence or threats of violence that are made with the intention of injuring and / or intimidating victims because of their race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, or disability are referred to as hate crimes.

Hate crimes can include:

  • Physical assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Physical and / or verbal harassment
  • Vandalism
  • Robbery

Persons who are accused of hate crimes could be facing serious penalties upon conviction. Long-term prison sentences, hefty fines, mandatory rehabilitation or education, and probation or parole are just some of the many consequences for a conviction of a hate crime. Additional penalties could include loss of voting rights, loss of the right to own a deadly weapon, and mandatory service to the targeted community.

How can the firm defend my case?

The way in which we will defend your case at Stephen G. Rodriguez & Partners will depend on the circumstances involved in the actions that led to your arrest. With more than 70 years of combined legal experience backing our practice, we are confident in the methods that we use in the defense of our clients.

When you meet with a Los Angeles hate crimes defense lawyer at our office, your case will be thoroughly reviewed and an effective defense strategy will be developed on your behalf.

Possible methods of defense that can be used in your case include:

  • Arguing that the evidence is insufficient to back the hate crime charge made against you
  • Proving factual innocence based on the circumstances that are unique to your case
  • Establishing that this is a case of mistaken identity
  • Showing that the criminal act(s) was not in fact motivated by a desire to attack the supposed target group

We Are on Your Side

Another defense method not listed above might be right for your case – this is something that we can determine after we've assessed your situation in detail. When you're looking for aggressive defense that can yield effective results, look no further than Stephen G. Rodriguez & Partners.

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