SAN DIEGO VIOLENT CRIMES ATTORNEY
Violent Crimes in California
If you are being investigated for or have been charged with a violent offense, you need to speak with a violent crimes attorney as soon as possible. At The Law Office of George Gedulin, we only work on criminal defense cases. We focus on criminal law so we can protect your rights and defend you against charges to secure the best outcome. With help from our San Diego violent crime lawyers, you may successfully have the charges against you dismissed. We will fight to have you acquitted if the case goes to court, and we can argue for reduced penalties if the conviction is unavoidable.
Under CA penal code section 667.5, violent crimes are any crimes that involve the threat of violence or the use of force. Violent crimes typically warrant the harshest penalties and devoted strategies from prosecutors and can leave those accused facing an uphill battle.
In the state of California, the following are considered violent crimes:
- Assault and battery
- Domestic violence
- Attempted murder
- Weapons charges
- Child abuse
California Violent Crime Penalties
Violent crimes carry serious weight, and those convicted of certain violent crimes could face spending the rest of their lives in prison or the death penalty. Penalties for a violent crime could include monetary fines, community service, anger management classes, or prison sentences. However, if there are aggravating circumstances, the penalties will be much more harsh.
Being Charged with a Violent Crime
It would be nice to live in a world where only the guilty are arrested and charged with their crimes, but we do not. Every day, innocent individuals are charged with crimes they did not commit, and they have to fight hard to earn their freedom in the judicial system. Racism, poor investigative technique, mistaken identity, and lying accusers and witnesses can make life very difficult for those wrongly accused of a violent crime.
Led by Attorney Gedulin, our team uses the latest technology and knowledge of the legal system in San Diego and in federal courts to fight for our clients’ rights every day. We only accept a limited number of clients so we can focus entirely on the matters at hand. When it comes to criminal defense for violent crimes, we take every part of your case seriously.
Defenses for Your Violent Crime Case in CA
Because violent crimes is a category of crimes rather than a particular charge, the defenses against violent crimes vary greatly. Every detail of a case could present the defining characteristic that could exonerate a client, which is why getting started early is important. If you are being investigated for a violent crime, now is the time to reach out for legal counsel. What you say during the course of an investigation could determine whether you face charges for a crime or not.
From the moment our clients call our San Diego violent crime attorneys for help, we start working to make sure the prosecution does not have more than the fair facts of the case and that you are prepared to make informed decisions about your case along the way.
Some possible defenses to violent crimes could include proving mistaken identity, casting reasonable doubt on the evidence presented, or proving self-defense. Our team will make jail and prison visits if necessary, so it is never too late to reach out for guidance. Attorney Gedulin and his team have the violent crime defense experience needed to secure the best possible outcome in your case.
If you are facing charges or have reason to believe you could be facing charges, contact our San Diego violent crime lawyer for more information. We can be reached at (858) 281-4605, and we offer Russian-speaking services!
Sentence Reduced, All Other Charges Dropped 16 Counts, Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor
Client charged with multiple sexual assault offenses, facing 16 years in prison. Convicted of One Count of Sex with a Minor, 2 years Jail, All other charges dismissed.
Reduced Sentence, Other Charges Dropped 24 Count, Insurance Fraud Conspiracy, Grand Theft in excess of $250,000
Client charged as head of conspiracy to present false claims to insurance companies, losses over $250,000. Client facing 22 years in State Prison. Convicted of two counts of insurance fraud, sentenced to 2 years in jail, remaining charges dismissed.
Dismissed with No Jail Time, Probation Only Assault with Deadly Weapon, Robbery, Burglary
Client charged with multiple counts, potential 14 year sentence. Released with no custody.
Dismissed Charges Assault with semi-automatic Firearm, Criminal Threat, Domestic Violence
Charges exposed client to 8 years in State Prison and two serious strike felonies. Court dismisses all gun related charges at preliminary hearing, client pleads to domestic violence charge only, no custody.
30 Days Probation, Case Dismissed. Attempted Murder
Client charged with Attempted Murder in connection with the death of her husband suffering from a fatal illness. Defense investigation revealed that statements of witnesses were unreliable and unfounded.
Case Dismissed Auto Insurance Fraud
Naval Officer accused of making fraudulent insurance claims on his vehicle, charged with three felony offenses. Case Dismissed after defense investigation and negotiation with District Attorney.
Case Dismissed on Motion Auto Insurance Fraud
Client charged with two felony counts of Auto Insurance Fraud.
Not Guilty. Case Dismissed. Burglary, Theft, Identity Theft
Client was charged with criminal Burglary, Grand Theft and Identity Theft from local retailers. Defense investigation revealed client was not individual shown on security cameras
Reduced Charge Plea Deal Child Molestation Accusation
Career Professional Client facing child molestation charges, requiring lifetime sex registration. Defense negotiated plea deal for non-offender charge of misdemeanor assault.
Not Guilty, Client Acquitted Of All Charges Child Pornography
Client on Probation for Sexual Assault. Arrest and accusation of child pornography possession. Defense employs forensic investigation of all seized evidence and finds no evidence of child pornography.