If you’re facing charges for a violent crime, you need a criminal defense attorney who will fight tirelessly to protect your rights and your freedom. At The Law Offices of Steven K Bloom, we understand the gravity of your situation and are committed to providing aggressive and effective representation for clients facing charges of violent crimes in Orange County and beyond.
Violent crimes are among the most serious offenses under California law, and carry severe penalties upon conviction. If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, it’s important to understand the potential sentencing options and how they may impact your life.
The sentencing options for violent crimes in California vary depending on the specific offense and the circumstances surrounding it. Some common penalties for violent crimes include:
Imprisonment: If convicted of a violent crime, you may be sentenced to serve time in state prison. The length of your sentence will depend on the severity of the offense, your criminal history, and other factors.
Fines: A conviction for a violent crime may result in fines and restitution to the victim.
Probation: In some cases, a judge may choose to sentence a defendant to probation instead of imprisonment. Probation may include requirements such as community service, regular check-ins with a probation officer, and drug or alcohol testing.
Restitution: If convicted of a violent crime, you may be ordered to pay restitution to the victim to compensate for any damages or losses they suffered as a result of the offense.
When facing charges for a violent crime, the stakes are high, and the consequences of a conviction can be life-changing. That’s why it’s essential to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side who can fight for your rights and your freedom.
A skilled attorney can work to:
Investigate the case: Your attorney can thoroughly investigate the evidence against you, including witness statements, police reports, and physical evidence, to uncover any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.
Challenge the evidence: Your attorney can challenge the admissibility of any evidence that was obtained illegally or in violation of your rights, and may also seek to have certain evidence suppressed or excluded from trial.
Negotiate with the prosecution: Your attorney can negotiate with the prosecution on your behalf to seek reduced charges or a plea bargain that minimizes the potential penalties you face.
Represent you in court: If your case goes to trial, your attorney can represent you in court, presenting a strong and effective defense on your behalf.
At The Law Offices of Steven K Bloom, we are dedicated to protecting the rights and freedoms of our clients who are facing charges for violent crimes. Our team has the experience, knowledge, and skills to provide the aggressive representation you need to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.