Call now for a free consultation with an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA
There is no question that the abuse of our senior citizens is a terrible thing that should never happen. As vulnerable members of our society, it is imperative that we protect them. That said, the fact that so many people consider these crimes to be horrendous can unfairly bias a person facing them. This is just one of the reasons you need an experienced elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA.
Work with an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA to prevent both legal and personal consequences
If you are charged with elder abuse, it is likely you will be charged with the specific type of abuse such as financial exploitation, neglect, endangerment, emotional abuse, or physical abuse. Depending on the specifics of your case as well as your criminal history (or lack thereof) You will be charged either with a misdemeanor or a felony. A misdemeanor can have consequences as light as community service and a fine while a felony conviction could lead to years in prison.
As your elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA, we also want to ensure that you consider the non-legal consequences. For example, if you work within the health care and / or caregiver fields, then you are likely to lose your license if convicted of elder abuse. Likewise, if the person you are accused of abusing is a member of your family then you could face further personal consequences.
There are four main ways an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA can help you
When you work with an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA, there a few ways we may be able to help you. They include:
- Convincing the DA not to file charges. If you reach out to an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA as soon as you know you are the suspect of an investigation, then we can get to work right away. If we uncover evidence that shows you are not guilty then we may be able to prevent the charges from being filed in the first place.
- Getting the charges against you dismissed. If you have been arrested and charged with elder abuse then we will begin by looking closely at the facts. We will look for anything that could potentially undermine the case the prosecution has against you with the goal of having the case dismissed.
- Finding the best possible plea deal. If there is a wealth of evidence against you then the best way forward may be to work with the District Attorney and / or prosecutor to find the best possible plea deal that results in minimal charges and penalties.
- Taking your case to court. You can trust Law Offices of Patrick S. Aguirre because he is not only an experienced trial lawyer but his success rate is higher than 92%. He is not afraid to take your case to court if that is the best strategy.
There is no right option for every situation. This is why you need to talk to an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA about your particular case.
Call today for a free legal consultation with an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA
No matter the time of day or night, no matter what day of the week is, Law Offices of Patrick S. Aguirre is here for you. Call us 24 hours a day at 800-572-1252 if you need help from an elder abuse lawyer in Norwalk CA.