Do you need a San Mateo criminal defense lawyer?
Have you or a loved one been accused of a criminal offense? If so, you face a legal battle and court system intent on gaining as many convictions as possible. When you face these conditions without the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney, the results can be devastating. Aggressive prosecution, dense and technical legal issues and the threat of life altering consequences make criminal defense cases a difficult and overwhelming experience for those who stand accused. Having a knowledgeable attorney on your side is essential to preserving your well-being, your future and your freedom.
Attorney James Dunn's attention to detail, insightful legal knowledge and emphatic focus on creating the best defense possible has allowed him to consistently help clients fight back against their criminal charges. The Law Office of James Dunn is prepared to defend against any of the following allegations.
Assault & Battery
Assault charges involve any attempt to commit a violent injury upon another person. Battery is the use of physical force or violence on another. Both charges are viewed harshly, prosecuted aggressively and penalized by fines, terms of imprisonment, or both. Assault and battery charges also have a high potential for enhancements if crimes were committed against certain people or in certain places.
Most District Attorney's offices throughout California, including San Mateo, have units and task forces specifically created to enforce domestic violence laws and prosecute offenders. Any physical or emotional abuse against a domestic partner, including spouses and cohabitants, can lead to domestic violence charges, all of which are punished by severe penalties.
America's war on drugs has led to a steady flow of drug crime offenders within the California jail and prison system. Serious drug crimes, such as trafficking, sales and distribution are prosecuted harshly. For first time, non-violent drug crimes, including possession or under the influence charges, offenders may be eligible for alternative sentencing options that can allow them to preserve a clean criminal record.
Viewed distastefully by society and the legal system, alleged sex crime offenders are often prosecute unfairly. Sex crime consequences can include long term prison sentences, mandatory sex offender registration and other long term repercussions. Legal representation is nearly always a necessity in sex crime cases.
Taking another's money, property or labor is prohibited by law. There are a variety of distinct theft offenses, many of which can be prosecuted as misdemeanors, felonies or California strike offenses. The penalties for theft crimes can be very harsh, especially if there are multiple victims, other crimes committed or the value of whatever was taken is worth more than $950.
Civil Rights (Police Brutality)
America was founded on principles of equality that have expanded throughout the years to encompass all U.S. citizens, regardless of race, age, sex or religious orientation. Unfortunately, discrimination and civil rights violations still frequently occur. Unlawful arrests and police brutality are also common and should never be tolerated or left unreported.
Redwood City Criminal Defense Lawyer Building a Strong Defense
When you choose to work with the Law Office of James Dunn, you can be confident that you will have an attorney who will actually work for you, devote the time and effort to your case, and fight aggressively on your behalf. With a strong respect for the legal process and a focus on using his knowledge of the system and California laws to create strong defense strategies, attorney James Dunn is the right choice for your case. If you would like to learn more about the ways in which attorney Dunn can build a strong defense against your specific charges, contact the firm, or fill out a
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