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Under California law, a violent crime is any criminal act that involves physical force, coercion or weapon use, and it’s considered a very serious charge. As a result, a violent crime charge can have severe penalties, including prison time if convicted. Defending yourself against a violent crime charge in Orange County is no easy task, and working with a skilled Orange County lawyer who has substantial experience in successfully representing those charged with a violent crime is vitally important.

Violent Crime Charges in Orange County

In California, common violent crime charges can include:

Each charge carries specific penalties, and in some cases, more than one charge can be filed for a single alleged crime. Developing a strong defense for violent crime charges is a complex process that demands a keen understanding of the nuances of California’s legal system. Working with a skilled Orange County criminal defense attorney is the best way to ensure you have the best representation so your rights are fully protected every step of the way.

Maltaise Cini: Leading Newport Beach Violent Crimes Attorney

Maltaise Cini has been helping clients fight back against violent crime charges in Orange County for more than two decades. She understands the complexities of the laws surrounding violent crimes and the steps necessary to build the strongest possible defense. Every case is carefully developed based on its unique and individual characteristics, without relying on “cookie-cutter” approaches, so clients can feel confident their case will achieve the best possible outcome.

Ms. Cini is experienced in working with all types of violent crime charges, and clients benefit from her in-depth knowledge of California’s violent crime laws and her unflagging dedication to ensuring each client is aggressively represented at every stage of the legal process.

Start Working with a Top-ranked Orange County Violent Crimes Lawyer Today

When you’ve been charged with a crime, you want to feel confident your attorney has your best interests at heart and knows how to represent your side effectively at every stage of the legal process.

Ms. Cini has earned numerous awards for her skills and her dedication to representing her clients’ needs, including:

  • OC Metro’s “Top Criminal Attorney” in 2013 and 2014
  • National Trial Lawyers Association “Top 100 Trial Attorneys” award in 2014 and 2015
  • Avvo Client Choice Award in 2015

If you’d like to work with a top Newport Beach criminal defense attorney with significant experience successfully representing her Orange County clients, call 949-660-1389 today and schedule a free consultation so you can get started protecting your rights.