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What You Need to Know About Trespassing Law
Trespassing is an area of tort law that broadly divides into the separate categories: trespass against a person, against chattels (or personal property) and against land. Most commonly, trespassing is associated with unlawfully traveling onto someone else’s property. There are many different ways for a person to trespass, and as such there are many different punishments that can be the penalties for trespassing. In California, trespassing is most frequently prosecuted as a misdemeanor, but can be prosecuted as a felony depending on the circumstances. A misdemeanor conviction could result in up to six months in a county jail as well as up to $1,000 in fines.
If you have been charged with a trespassing violation, then you could face serious penalties. It is crucial that you seek the aid of an Los Angeles criminal defense attorney from The Law Office of Peter Berlin. Our firm can help you by providing sound legal advice as well as exuberant representation and defense in court. Depending on some circumstances of the trespass and your criminal history, a misdemeanor could be escalated into a felony.
Defense Against Trespassing Charges
At The Law Office of Peter Berlin, our firm has the experience and skill it takes to create a solid defense of a criminal defense case. Our experience, accomplishments, education and interests define our firm’s philosophy of team work, excellence in client satisfaction, and ultimately achieving results for our clients. If you choose to work with us, you will receive one-on-one personal service; we believe that no two cases are alike and that each litigation strategy must be tailored to fit the needs of the case as well as the desires of the client. Our firm serves you as aggressive litigators as well as counselors throughout your case in order to ensure that you understand your case as well as the legal system that applies.
If you have been charged with trespassing, contact an Los Angeles trespassing attorney The Law Office of Peter Berlin for a free case evaluation today.