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
  • Religion
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender
  • Disability

If you are facing hate crime charges, you could be up against forces as powerful as the FBI. Do not go into court alone! Contact Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Robert M. Bernstein today.

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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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Attorney Robert M. Bernstein has been recognized as one of the premier defense attorneys in Los Angeles by several institutions and organizations. Due to his reputation and history of successful case results, he has appeared as a legal analyst on numerous news sources, including Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. He has earned praise from his clients through written testimonials and an “Excellent” Avvo Rating. More importantly than any of his other accolades, Mr. Bernstein personally handles every case he accepts – you will never be assigned to an associate or outside contractor.

Request a free case evaluation today if you would like your hate crimes case represented by an experienced Los Angeles criminal defense attorney.

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