If you are facing a felony charge, you need an aggressive defense attorney fighting on your behalf. Penalties for felonies are severe and often involve lengthy prison sentences. A felony conviction also bears consequences beyond the specific penalties imposed for the crime involved.
Some of the possible effects of having a felony conviction on your record include:
In the state of Nevada, a felony is described as any criminal offense with a potential prison sentence of one or more years. Such crimes are classified by a letter system:
At Okabe & Haushalter, we can fight aggressively to defend your rights and freedoms. Our goal is always to help you avoid conviction. We can thoroughly investigate your case and seek to invalidate the prosecution’s evidence or obtain evidence to be used in your favor. The burden is on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and we can fight to have this standard upheld so your defense bears as much weight as possible. Where a conviction is involved, we may be able to negotiate on your behalf to achieve a reduction in charges.
Do not hesitate to contact a Las Vegas felony defense lawyer if you are facing felony charges and potentially the lifelong consequences of a felony conviction.