California Criminal Defense Firm Gang Crimes and Gang-Related Charges
In the State of California, a defendant convicted of a crime may face increased jail time if the crime he or she committed was in connection with gang activity. Any criminal offense – thefts, drug charges, assaults, weapons violations and others – can result in increased penalties if it is gang-related.
If you have been charged with a gang-related crime, it is critical that you retain a criminal defense attorney who is experienced in criminal cases involving allegations of a gang activity.
Emily A. Benjamini, Attorney at Law has represented many clients charged with a violent or gang-related crime. The firm represents adult and juvenile defendants charged with a crime anywhere throughout Eastern Riverside County, including the Coachella Valley, Banning, Blythe, and the surrounding areas of San Bernardino County that make up the Morongo Basin and Joshua Tree.
Some of the gang-related offenses handled include:
- Assault and domestic violence
- Drug charges: personal use/possession or transportation for sale/other
- All drug crimes related to cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, heroin and others
- Theft offenses
- Violent crimes and sex crimes
- Adult and juvenile crimes
If you have been charged with a crime and the prosecution seeks enhanced penalties due to your alleged interaction with a gang, the prosecution must prove your gang-related activity beyond a reasonable doubt. Emily A. Benjamini, Attorney at Law will hold the prosecution to its burden of proof and create a powerful defense on your behalf.
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