Oakland Violent Crimes Defense Attorney
Bringing Exceptional Effort & Commitment to Your Case
In Oakland, violent crimes are considered one of the most serious of all criminal offenses due to their threat against human life and property. If you or someone you know is being investigated or has been charged with such an offense in or near Alameda County, get help from an Oakland violent crimes defense lawyer by calling Demetrius Costy Law. Since 1999, our attorney has defended thousands of criminal cases, earning a reputation for achieving the most optimum deals and results for clients.
Demetrius Costy Law has handled hundreds of violent crimes cases and has the experience needed to represent you. From simple assault and assault with a deadly weapon to robbery, attempted murder and murder. No matter what the circumstances of your violent crimes case, we can help.
If you have been accused of committing a violent crime in Oakland, schedule a consultation to see how our defense attorney can help you!
What Are Violent Crimes in California?
In any violent crime, the prosecution will make the greatest effort to convict you as a safeguard to the public. Whatever they may say regarding your character, it is important to remember that prosecutors have the burden of proving specific elements of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt. Even if you are not convicted, the accusation of committing a violent crime has its own set of consequences that can effect your daily life. Our Oakland violent crimes lawyer is ready to protect you future and your reputation.
Violent crimes in California can include but are not limited to:
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Possession of assault weapons
- Attempted murder
- Hate crimes
Penalties for violent crimes will result in prison terms based on the nature of the offense, the extent of bodily injuries or damages occurred, and your prior criminal history. Prison terms can range from a year in jail all the way to life in prison without possibility of parole. Furthermore, as a convicted felon you will face serious difficulties obtaining jobs or housing in the future. For noncitizens, negative immigration consequences will likely apply.
Experienced Criminal Defense in Alameda County
At Demetrius Costy Law, we understand that your future and reputation are at stake. Being accused of a crime can be just as devastating as a conviction in Oakland. If you are facing accusations or violent crimes charges, seek the aggressive legal representation our attorney offers. Having the right legal team in your corner can make the difference in your case.
Our violent crimes attorney will help you navigate the complex legal system. Schedule your initial case review now to get started.