Consulting with a capable and aggressive Los Angeles public corruption defense attorney should be your top priority if you have been accused of a public corruption offense. At The Justice Firm, we provide strong and effective legal representation for those who have been arrested, charged, or who are under investigation for bribery, fraud, embezzlement, extortion, money laundering, or other related offenses. The criminal penalties for a conviction are extremely harsh, due to the fact that public corruption has a profound impact on our nation's security and is vigorously investigated by law enforcement and federal agencies. Individuals who are suspected of this criminal offense may be under investigation for a substantial period of time before charges are filed against them. It is important not to wait until you have been arrested or charged before consulting with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
Public corruption crimes vary greatly, and may include anything from trying to bribe a police officer not to ticket you for a moving violation by offering him/her money to contributing heavily to a politician's campaign. City officials are not above committing crimes as well; recently, there has been a significant increase in the instance of these officials acting in a way that benefits them personally, or accepting bribes.Los Angeles Public Corruption Criminal Defense Firm
We cannot stress enough how important it is to obtain the legal support and guidance of a skilled and aggressive criminal defense lawyer when accused of public corruption. The attorney you choose could be the most critical decision you make in the process of protecting yourself from criminal prosecution or a conviction and resulting criminal penalties. We know that the decisions you make early on could change your life forever; our attorneys are dedicated to educating you regarding all of your options, thorough investigation of your case, and providing a vigorous defense in order to secure the best possible outcome. We work personally with you to ensure you are kept informed throughout every stage of the process.California Criminal Penalties for Public Corruption
Whether you are accused of rigging a contract, theft of government funds, extortion, or another criminal offense considered under the scope of public corruption, the criminal penalties for a conviction are severe. Depending on the offense and specifics of your case, you may spend a substantial length of time in prison. Some crimes are prosecuted at the federal level, which means even harsher penalties.
Because public corruption is closely related to bribery, you may also be subject to steep fines, forfeiture of office, and more. A conviction not only results in serious criminal penalties, but ruin of your career and reputation as well.Contact The Justice Firm Today
Prosecutors are vigorous in their pursuit of a conviction for those charged with public corruption. At The Justice Firm, our Orange County criminal defense lawyers are equally as aggressive, employing the most effective defense strategy and using our experience, skill, and knowledge to protect your freedom and prevent a conviction. You are innocent until proven guilty; call us today at 310-914-2444 and let us begin work on protecting your innocence.