Los Angeles (Drive-by) Shooting from a Motor Vehicle
The state of California is one of the highest states for drive-by shootings, and Los Angeles is the home of many of those shootings. You are facing a heavy prison sentence and high fines if you have received a citation for penal code 26100 PC. You need a reliable attorney who can work with you to create a concrete defense strategy. You can contact our office no matter what stage of the legal system you are in. We can help you or your family member at any point before you end up behind bars.
What Is the Crime of Drive-By Shooting?
Many people are familiar with the crime of drive-by shootings from the way that Hollywood displays it in the movies. However, the aspect of the crime that they are familiar with is not the only aspect of such an offense. A drive-by shooting does indeed involve shooting someone from inside of a vehicle. It also includes allowing a person to enter your vehicle with a weapon on his or her person. The crime of drive-by shooting includes letting someone fire a gun from inside of your vehicle and letting someone throw out a gun from inside your vehicle.
Penalties for Drive-By Shootings
The penalties for drive-by shootings depend on the circumstances that surround the charge. They can be misdemeanors or felonies. You can receive up to six months in jail for letting someone bring a gun in your car or discharge a gun from your car. The fines can be as high as $1,000. Those are the penalties for misdemeanor charges. Shooting a person from the vehicle is a nothing less than a felony. The crime yields a prison term of up to seven years and a fine of up to $10,000.
What an Attorney Can Do for You
An attorney can do a great deal of good for you. First, the attorney can comfort you and listen to what you have to say about your circumstances. Secondly, a reliable attorney can immediately start looking for fault in the prosecuting party. Thirdly, a respectable attorney can try to get your case acquitted. Lastly, an attorney can negotiate with the judge for a lenient sentence if the case advances to consequence status.
Why You Should Choose Us to Represent You
The reason that you should choose our firm over other firms is that we have the perfect mix of the elements you need in a defense team. Our attorneys will defend your name as if it were defending one of their own family members. All of our lawyers have been practicing in their field and growing for a significant number of years. Furthermore, we have fair pricing and numerous statistics that show the work we have done over the years. You are choosing a winning team of attorneys when you choose us. We aim to seal the deal on your freedom. Dismissals and acquittals are our specialties.
Contact Our Office Today
Our attorneys are always available to spend some time with you and discuss your case. You can contact us by short form or by telephone call to get the ball rolling on your case. A top-notch attorney will review the specifics of your case and start mapping the way to freedom. All you need to do is put your trust in the lawyer and allow him or her to represent you in your case. Do not waste another minute worrying about the outcome of your ordeal. Contact us today and know that it will be positive.