Beverly Hills is one of the wealthiest communities in California, home to numerous actors and celebrities, as well as the Beverly Hills Hotel and the William Morris talent agency. Besides being featured in numerous TV shows and movies, this neighborhood also has a population of over 34,000.
Compared to the rest of the State of California and the whole nation, Beverly Hills has a lower crime rate, with an average rate of 34 crimes for every 100,000 residents. In fact, this puts it above other prestigious areas such as Hollywood (at a rate of around 2,000 crimes for every 100,000 residents) and Fairfax (at a rate of 152 crimes for every 100,000 residents). The most common crime in the Beverly Hills area is theft, followed by burglary and robbery, drug possession and trafficking, and fraud.
Standing Up for Beverly Hills Residents
An experienced defense attorney like Larry M. Bakman understands the value of a neighborhood like Beverly Hills. That’s why he’s committed to providing for the welfare of its residents and their families.
Under theft laws like California Penal Code Sections 484 and 488, theft can be divided into two categories: petty theft and grand theft. The difference is whether the item stolen falls below or above the value of $950.
If you’ve been accused of a petty or grand theft charge, you deserve to have someone listen to your side of the story. The law office of Larry M. Bakman has access to private investigators and criminal experts who can run an exhaustive campaign to prove your defense and exploit any flaws in the case being built against you.
Burglary—also known as “breaking and entering”—is considered a crime of intruding on someone else’s property, usually with the intent to rob the owner. This covers not just breaking into private homes, but businesses, warehouses, storage facilities and even vehicle trailers. Penal Code Section 461(a) lists the punishment for burglary in the first degree as a prison sentence of 2 to 6 years.
What a qualified attorney can do for you in this case is use his expertise with law enforcement and a keen insight into criminal prosecution cases. He’ll go over every detail of the incident and look for any hole in the prosecutor’s argument.
While most people know about illegal drugs like marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy, there are far more drugs listed under state and federal laws like the Controlled Substances Act. For example, prescription drugs like Xanax and Vicodin can be counted if illegally obtained. And even with medical marijuana allowed by the state’s Compassionate Use Act, there’s still plenty of room for misunderstandings with law enforcement.
Mr. Bakman can help with such charges, giving you the benefit of his experience as a former criminal prosecutor. His understanding of the law allows him to see through the tactics of other prosecutors in both state and federal court.
Fraud is a common “white collar” crime that shows up in different forms, including:
- Credit card fraud
- Social Security fraud
- Insider trading
- Health care fraud
- Internet fraud
Depending on the severity of the case, a charge of fraud can count as either a felony or a misdemeanor. The law office of Larry M. Bakman is dedicated to working with prosecutors to get around harsh penalties and keep their clients out of prison.
Get Your Legal Consultation Today
If you live in the Beverly Hills area, don’t delay if you need reliable counsel and defense in court. The law office of Larry M. Bakman is here to provide the best results for your case, starting with a free consultation. Contact our office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310-553-5512.
Directions to Los Angeles Criminal defense Attorney from Beverly Hills, CA
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Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Total Est. Time: 7 mins
Total Est. Distance: 2.1 mi
- Head south on N Doheny Dr toward Clifton Way
- Turn right onto Wilshire Blvd
- Turn right to stay on Wilshire Blvd
- Slight left onto CA-2 W/N Santa Monica Blvd
- Slight left onto Avenue of the Stars
- Destination will be on the right
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