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Santa Clara County Criminal Defense Lawyer Combats Violent Crime Charges

Current trends from the California Attorney General indicate that violent crime rates have been steadily declining since 2000. Despite this fact, many innocent people have been wrongly arrested for violent crimes. California imposes some of the harshest penalties for violent crime offenders. But many are penalized for acts that were not necessarily their fault or doing. Unfortunately, due to mis-identification, untruthful witnesses or inaccurate reports, innocent people can be charged and convicted of violent offenses.

Sam J. Polverino has devoted his practice to protecting those who cannot protect themselves and is committed to defending the rights of his clients. Sam J. Polverino has earned the highest AV rating by his peers and listed in Martindale Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for over 30 years. He has been a State Bar Certified Specialist by the California State Bar for over 30 years. Less than 5% criminal defense lawyers are certified as Specialists by the California State Bar. He has been designated AVVO's highest rating of 10.0. A Past President of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, he has been successfully defending clients for over 40 years in state and federal courts. If you have been arrested for a violent crime, enlist the legal services of the skilled San Jose criminal defense attorney. He can review your case to assess every detail and determine the best steps to take to achieve a positive result. Your case will be personally handled by Sam J. Polverino, not a team of associates. You deserve the personal representation of an experienced, effective and exceptional attorney.

A violent crime is any type of crime involving violence, such as assault, battery, assault with a deadly weapon, homicide murder, arson, criminal threats, domestic violence, vehicular manslaughter, or burglary. Prosecutors are often committed to the law enforcement perspective. They are focused on using police reports and other evidence against you to obtain a conviction. As a result of this oversight, there are people in jail or prison who are paying for violent crimes that they possibly did not commit. When you or a loved one is charged with a violent crime- experience matters.

Consequences associated with a conviction can dramatically change your life and loved ones around you. Even after serving a jail sentence or paying fines, the repercussions of a violent crime conviction can follow you long into the future. It can negatively affect your friendships or personal relationships. Convictions generally decrease your likelihood of finding a job. Sam J. Polverino understands just how serious a violent crime charge can be. He believes that your rights, interests, and freedoms deserve protection. Sam J. Polverino defends people who have been accused of violent crimes and works with them on a personal level to achieve the most favorable outcome possible. In violent crime cases, time is of the essence. Key witnesses could easily forget what they saw, or evidence at the scene could be tampered with or destroyed. Such factors could directly affect the outcome of your case. Immediately following your arrest, contact the firm to discuss your case.
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