Bay Area Gang Crimes Lawyer

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California takes gang crimes seriously, and the state has created a number of enhancements for any gang-related charges. If you have been accused of committing a gang crime, or an offense that can be enhanced by the allegation that you acted in furtherance of gang activity, you will face harsher penalties if convicted. The lawyers at The Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP can protect your rights and minimize the impact of any gang-related charge or enhancement.

Prosecutors Will Try To Prove You Are A Gang Member

In California, if the prosecution has any reason to believe that your crime was gang related, they will try to prove that you are a "validated" gang member and that your crime was committed in furtherance of gang activity. Successful proof of such an enhancement carries significantly higher punishments.

There is a broad definition of what constitutes gang membership or a gang-related crime. The definition can range from small neighborhood associations to the most notorious criminal enterprises. These enhancements can be charged with virtually any crime, but includes:

Gang enhancements can also play a role in juvenile crimes as well. If you have been charged with a juvenile crime and have a known gang affiliation, you need the finest criminal defense team on your side.

Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP has the experience, formidable reputation and resources to defend these serious charges. With offices in the Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin Judicial District of Alameda County, the firm serves clients throughout Northern California.

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