Los Angeles Assault Crimes Defense Lawyer

Assault in California criminal law is considered a violent crime. Attorney Michael Kraut has extensive experience handling assault cases in the Los Angeles area. He has handled these cases in San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange County.

Examples of assault offenses may include a variety of crimes, including:

1. Assault - California Penal Code Section 240 PC

2. Battery - California Penal Code Section 242 PC

3. Assault with a Deadly Weapon (ADW) - California Penal Code Section 245(a)(1) PC

4. Domestic Battery - California Penal Code Section 243(e)(1) PC

5. Sexual Battery - California Penal Code Section 243.4 PC

6. Battery on a Police Officer - California Penal Code Section 243 PC

7. Aggravated Battery - California Penal Code Section 243(d) PC

California has some of the toughest laws and punishment for a conviction of a violent crime. A conviction of a violent crime can result from a charge by the prosecutor of either a misdemeanor or a felony. A conviction can result in jail or prison time, fines, full restitution to the victim, probation or parole, counseling, and a permanent entry on your criminal record. Other consequences include potentially losing your rights to own a firearm, loss of your job or employment opportunities and/or loss of your driver's license. Many assaults are considered "strikes" under California's "Three Strikes" Law. These charges are extremely serious and can be used to enhance future punishment in the future.

If you are being investigated or have been arrested and charged with an assault related crime, it is in your best interest to hire a qualified Southern California criminal defense attorney.

Defenses to violent crimes such as assault include failure of the prosecution to prove your identity, self-defense or defense of others. Additionally, many assault crimes are overcharged by the prosecution and our lawyers will work tirelessly to defend you from the charges and attempt to have them dismissed or reduced.

If you have been accused of an assault crime in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, or Orange County, it is important that you seek the services of a criminal defense attorney with extensive experience with these all assault cases. If you have been charged with an assault offense in the Los Angeles or Southern California area, call Michael Kraut. Mr. Kraut understands the serious nature of this offense, how best to defend you, and how to resolve your case without you going to jail. Mr. Kraut has extensive knowledge of the law and the legal system. He has developed excellent relationships with law enforcement and law officials throughout the Los Angeles and Southern California.

For more information about the various defenses for your assault case, and to schedule your free consultation, contact Michael Kraut at the Kraut Law Group. Mr. Kraut can be reached 24/7 at 888-334-6344 or 323-464-6453.

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He gave me the peace of mind that my DUI case was going to be resolved. He fought for what it was needed and helped me by answering all my questions. Mike is not an average attorney. He’s a very experienced, honest and straightforward person that is there for you!
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I hired Attorney Mike Kraut and I'm am so happy and grateful that I did! I was arrested for a DUI because my BAC level was over the .08 limit. I ended up getting a wet and reckless instead of a DUI. I still have to do some classes and I'm on probation, but I do not have a DUI on my record. If you have a DUI hire Attorney Kraut, he definitely knows his stuff!
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Mike Kraut is not a typical lawyer. He is a straightforward person with a true heart and a sympathetic ear. He is also smart and connected and he cares about the people who seek out his help. He got my son out of a jam. He did it quickly and painlessly. I recommend Mike Kraut to anyone that needs his services.
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Michael Kraut is a rock star lawyer. I was really happy and satisfied with the results I received from Michael and his team. A few months back I was being accused of a serious felony. Mike gave me sound legal advice and worked diligently to clear my name. Mike was great at always keeping me updated and returning calls. Great, great lawyer I cant say enough about this man!
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How can I express how relieved and pleased I am with Michael's professional abilities to have my Felony brought down to a misdameanor to a possible dismissal with deferment. With his care my life has been turned around and cannot say how helpful he's been not only in my case but life. He, himself has changed how I view criminal lawyers. Thank you so much Michael!