In California, penalties for a crime can be much harsher if the crime was found to be committed in furtherance of gang activity. If convicted of a gang-related crime, you could face years in prison. You could be forced to register as a gang member, a penalty that would place restrictions on who you could spend time with and even the type of clothing you are allowed to wear.
San Bernardino and Riverside Criminal Defense Attorneys
At Greenberg, Greenberg & Kenyon, we provide knowledgeable legal guidance for people who have been accused of gang-related crimes. We are committed to protecting our clients’ rights and their futures.
Have You Been Accused of Gang Activity in San Bernardino or Riverside?
Prosecutors will often tack on a gang-related charge to a crime to increase the potential sentence. When gang activity is alleged, a misdemeanor charge like shoplifting can turn into a serious felony charge, carrying the potential of a lengthy prison sentence.
Crimes commonly associated with gang activity include:
We will carefully explore all of the evidence to determine the best defense strategy to employ. Depending on the circumstances, we may argue that you were falsely accused, or that the crime was not related to gang activity. With more than 50 years of experience handling criminal law cases in San Bernardino and Riverside, our attorneys are prepared to help you achieve a very favorable outcome in your gang crime defense case.
Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney Today!
If you have been charged with a gang-related crime and need a strong criminal defense, we are here to help. Contact us today to speak with one of our knowledgeable San Bernardino and Riverside defense attorneys. We offer free initial consultations, and our phone is answered 24 hours per day. All calls are returned promptly.