Visalia Gang Crime Attorney
Protecting You Against Unfair Gang Crime Convictions
Have you been accused of any gang-related crimes? You can dispute your charges with the help of a knowledgeable Visalia defense lawyer by your side. These crimes can negatively impact your reputation, freedom, and future if you are not informed of your rights and legal options. At Carlos Navarrete Law Firm, Attorney Carlos has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal law including gang-related charges. From the initial investigation to crime sentencing, he takes pride of over successfully handling over 80 trial cases in his 16 years of criminal trial experience. As a former prosecutor, he has a comprehensive understanding of both sides of the law and can utilize this advantage on your behalf.
Carlos Navarrete Law Firm has the resources to thoroughly investigate your case. Schedule a free consultation when you call (559) 530-8109!
Prosecutors Must Prove Gang Member Affiliation
Attorney Navarrete is an experienced Visalia gang-crime defense lawyer and familiar with the factors that are commonly used to prove an individual is a member of a gang. Based on the factors that are documented by law enforcement officials, stricter consequences can be imposed. If at least three of these factors are proven true, individuals can be charged for a gang crime.
Here are a few factors that are used by prosecutors to prove gang member affiliation:
- You provide verbal confirmation that you are a gang member
- You have branded your body with tattoos that reflect your commitment to a gang
- You are surrounded by other gang members
- You wear specific colors that define your gang membership
- You use symbols to communicate with other gang members
- Your gang member affiliation is written on your personal items
No matter the intimidation of the prosecutors, you have the right to remain silent. You do not have to respond to law enforcement regarding inquiries about involvement in a gang or being a gang member. Everything you say can be documented and used against you in court. It would be in your best interest to remain silent and speak to a professional attorney who can explain all of your rights during this process.
Contact a Reliable Defense Attorney in Hanford or Beyond
If you are facing allegations of being a gang member or accused of criminal charges, you will need a trustworthy attorney. The Visalia criminal defense attorney at Carlos Navarrette Law Firm can provide you with a free consultation to get the legal advice you need including the different consequences you may face for your gang-related charge to help you make informed decisions.
Contact Attorney Carlos today at (559) 530-8109 to schedule your complimentary consultation!