We have years of experience assisting Silicon Valley and Bay Area residents with misdemeanor level offenses. We want to help you avoid some or all of the penalties that can accompany a misdemeanor conviction. How exactly do we do that? By uncovering the facts of the case and using those facts to defend you from a position of strength. We understand that you are seeking the best possible outcome, and we will do everything possible to achieve that goal.
As most people are aware, felony charges are the most serious category of crime you can be charged with. While misdemeanor charges carry a maximum of one year in a county jail, being convicted of a felony can lead to much longer stints in state prison. And certain felonies can lead to a sentence of life in prison or even the death penalty.
Some crimes in the state of California can only be charged at the felony level. These are known as “straight” felonies. Other crimes may be charged at either the misdemeanor or the felony level depending on the facts of the case and factors such as your criminal history. Felonies in the state of California include, but are not limited to:
If you have been charged of a felony in San Jose or anywhere in the Bay Area, you need an experienced defense attorney. We will put our knowledge of prosecutorial procedure to construct a defense strategy that will take advantage of any weaknesses in their case. If it is possible to seek a reduction in the charge to the misdemeanor level we will pursue that option. No matter what felony charge you are facing in San Jose, we may be able to help. Contact us today; consultations are always free.