South Carolina Hate Crime Criminal Defense Attorneys
Hate crimes involve victimizing an individual based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or similar affiliation or status. These crimes can include physical assault, verbal assault, vandalism, harassment and murder, among many others.
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Hate crimes tend to generate negative publicity and media coverage, making it difficult to have a fair trial. Typically, because of their hostile and violent nature, the consequences for hate crimes could result in the loss of employment and imprisonment.
Consequences of a Hate Crime
Penalties and punishments for hate crimes are dependent on a variety of factors such as prior convictions, probation, and parole status and media attention. Some consequences may include:
- Prison sentence
- Loss of certain rights
If you have been accused of a hate crime, it is important to find a criminal defense attorney that will be aggressive and will work hard to build a strong legal defense for your case. At the Strom Law Firm our lawyers will help to protect your future and your legal rights.
Our lawyers will provide a well planned defense and will fight to have your charges reduced or dismissed. Contact us today for your free consultation as our criminal defense lawyers discuss the matters of your case and how we can help.