California law classifies crimes as felonies when the potential sentence is more than one year. Some California crimes can be charged as either misdemeanors or felonies. Felony convictions have harsh consequences including prison sentences and heavy fines. Felony convictions make it illegal for felons to possess ammunition or firearms, to vote, and to hold public office.
Avoiding a felony conviction should be the first priority of someone charged. With the help of a felony charges defense attorney such as David Leicht, you can work hard to strategize a defense to your felony charge. He can help you to avoid serious consequences associated with these types of convictions in San Bernardino County, California.
Felony charges in California can include and is not limited to:
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Murder, attempted murder
- Voluntary manslaughter
- Battery causing serious bodily injury
- Sex offenses
- Drug crimes
Possible Defenses for Felony Charges
Many defenses can be used for felony charges in California. David Leicht will investigate your case and determine one that works best for your situation. Some examples of defenses include: false accusation, lack of intent to commit a crime, entrapment, self-defense, mistaken identity, illegal search and seizure, and reasonable doubt. David Leicht can obtain evidence that supports these defense strategies to get reduced or dropped charges.
Call for a Free Consultation Today
When it comes to felony charges defense in California, David Leicht has years of experience representing individuals like you facing serious jail time and hefty fines. To schedule an important phone consultation with him today, call his Barstow, California law office at 760-256-3104 today. He can discuss the details of your case and answer any of your important questions.