People have been known to take drastic actions when trying to get what they want. Extortion is a crime where people make threats in order to obtain the property or money they desire. Those charged with this crime may face harsh sentences, including the possibility of jail time and large fines. Therefore, if you have been accused of this crime, it is important to speak with an attorney about your rights.
To make sure your rights and freedoms are protected, you need to contact a criminal defense attorney who will know the best way for you to fight these charges. The San Jose extortion defense attorneys at the [firm-name], are here to help. Contact our law office today at [phone-number] for a free consultation.
Types of Extortion
Threats of the following may result in an extortion charge:
- Property damage
- Damaged reputation
- Unfavorable legal decision
Extortion is known as a crime of theft or larceny and is typically associated with the following well-known crimes:
In some instances, an individual may wrongly be charged with extortion when one of the above charges is more appropriate, or vice versa.
If you are facing an extortion charge, it is important to hire a defense attorney who is experienced in representing clients accused of this crime. The San Jose extortion defense attorneys at the [firm-name] can help. With years of criminal defense experience, we can help you fight your extortion charge and a potentially harsh sentencing. Contact us today by calling [phone-number] for more information.