Olathe Hate Crime Attorney

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A hate crime is any criminal act against a person or property that is incurred due to legal protected statuses and prejudices against them. Some statuses that are often involved in hate crimes include:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age

As the term hate crime is actually somewhat generalized, it is important to understand that many forms of crime can actually be attributed to it. Common forms of hate crimes include:

Have you been accused of a hate crime? Contact an Olathe criminal defense attorney from Martin & Wallentine, LLC right now!

Penalties for Hate Crimes Can Last a Lifetime

Penalties connected with a hate crime conviction vary depending on different factors. Are there any prior convictions? Was the defendant on parole or probation at the time of the incident? Emotions can run high in a community where a hate crime has occurred, and as a result, the courts may be swayed by public sentiment. A conviction can mean a prison sentence and hefty fines, as well as a strong social stigma.

Rely on a Legal Team You Can Trust

At our law firm, our Johnson County criminal defense lawyers understand that you deserve to be represented in court fairly. Biases from society cannot be allowed to destroy your reputation. With years of experience helping the people of eastern Kansas, our firm has earned numerous awards and accolades, including an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and membership to the Kansas Bar Association.

When you contact us, a knowledgeable lawyer will be able to advise you as to how serious your charges are, the possible penalties, and what your best defense strategy should be. Let us start fighting for your rights and your future today by scheduling your free case evaluation.

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