If you have been charged with a crime then you could face serious penalties for conviction depending on the circumstances of your charge and the specific crime for which you are charged. Some penalties may include jail time, hefty fines, probation and others; license suspension and mandatory ignition interlock device installation are common penalties for DUI. It is vitally important that you retain skillful legal assistance in order to aggressively combat your charges. At Tower Legal Group our Sacramento criminal defense attorneys will be able to assist you in all of the following ways:
Driving while your BAC (blood alcohol content) is at 0.08% or higher is against the law, and if you are charged with this crime then you could face jail time, hefty fines, license suspension and other penalties if you are convicted.
Possessing, distributing and cultivating controlled substances is illegal, and the penalties you could face for conviction may be extremely harsh depending on the amount and schedule of drug, and the type of crime you are charged with.
Various internet crimes you could be charged with may include forgery, fraud, identity theft and many others. There are severe and strict laws against various internet crimes; therefore if you are charged with this kind of crime then you could face serious penalties for conviction.
If you are convicted of a crime then you may incur a probation sentence as part of the penalties. There will be various terms you must comply with and rules to adhere to, if you are found to be in breach of these then you will be charged with probation violation.
Before the prosecutor decides to press formal charges, he or she will first examine the evidence in order to determine whether or not they have a solid case. For the suspect, the most important time to hire an attorney is during the pre-file investigation, which is before formal charges are filed in the first place.
Sex crimes can be extremely serious and carry very severe penalties for conviction. Rape, prostitution, indecent exposure and many other crimes can result in jail time, fines and sex offender registration if you are convicted.
If you are charged with a theft crime such as petty theft, shoplifting or grand theft then you could face serious penalties such as fines, restitution, jail time and others if you are convicted.
A violent crime such as aggravated assault, battery, rape or another crime can result in very serious felony charges. If you are convicted then you can expect prison time, extensive fines and a very serious criminal record that will follow you the rest of your life.
White Collar Crimes
If you are charged with a white collar crime such as embezzlement, money laundering or fraud of various kinds then you will face extremely harsh penalties for conviction depending on the specific crime for which you are charged.
Domestic abuse can be committed in a number of different ways, by different people, and to different people. You could be charged with domestic violence for physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats of violence and many other actions.
A traffic offense such as speeding, running a stop sign or red light, making an illegal turn and many other actions can result in serious penalties for conviction of this charge. If DUI is involved then the charge will become much more serious.
How a Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You
If you are facing criminal charges then it is important for you to retain skilled legal assistance on your side in order to combat the evidence brought against you and the charges that you face. At Tower Legal Group we are intent on providing our clients with the skillful legal assistance that they need in their case. You can be sure that if you choose to work with us, we will aggressively defend your rights, and fight for your goals and desires regarding the outcome of your case. Contact a Sacramento criminal defense lawyer today for legal assistance in your case.