Accused of a Hate Crime in Los Angeles?
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Under California State law, hate crimes are not separate distinct crimes
but rather escalations of other crimes due to perceived motivations and
biases against the alleged victims. There is some controversy surrounding
hate crime charges, as they seem to imply that punishment should be based
on specifics of the victim and not necessarily those of the crime itself.
Characteristics of a victim that can constitute a hate crime include:
- Race or ethnicity
- Sexual orientation
Fight Your Charges with Confidence
Hate crime allegations can take a crime that would normally be considered
a misdemeanor and worsen it to a felony. Penalties that might have been
a few hundred dollars and perhaps a couple months in prison could escalate
to thousands of dollars in fines and years behind bars.
While hate crime allegations can be added to virtually any violation, they
are typically found in criminal cases involving:
No matter your charges, a conviction against you could ruin the rest of
your life. You need to seek legal recourse and defend your rights with
our help right now!
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