California Three Strikes Lawyer

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The "Three Strikes" statute originated from the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. This statute provides for mandatory minimum imprisonment of 25 years to life if convicted of three separate violent or serious felonies. Its goal is to create a "tough on crime" policy that is used to eliminate recidivism. There are numerous states around the nation that have implemented three strike laws, and California has one of the most far-reaching and severe three strikes punishments.

Some common examples of serious "strike" crimes include:

  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Terrorist threats
  • Voluntary manslaughter
  • Attempted murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14
  • Certain drug-related crimes

If your charge is considered your third strike, or if you are fighting to have your charge not being counted as a strike, it is crucial that you act fast. See what our experienced Fairfield three strikes lawyer can do to protect your future.

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Facing Life in Prison for a Relatively Minor Crime?

Unfortunately, with such a strict law in place, many individuals who commit relatively minor crimes, yet have a criminal history, may be subject to extremely harsh punishment. If you have been arrested and are facing a third strike, the freedom that you enjoy may be at stake for the rest of your life.

Contact Our Criminal Lawyers in Solano County & Napa County: (888) 744-3057

At The Maher Law Group, APC, we have an in-depth understanding of three strike laws and what is at stake in your situation. From calling prior strikes into question to negotiating with the prosecution or even asking the judge for a cancelation of the strike, we are able to utilize a number of cutting-edge methods to help.

To learn more about how we can take on your case, call us now at (888) 744-3057!

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