Hate crimes are crimes against a person. It is illegal to target, injure, intimidate or harass another person because of their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin or disability. Get the Criminal Defense you need with Chavers & Guhl in OKC.
Hate crimes can involve specific bodily crimes such as assault against a person because one of the previously-mentioned characteristics or can target property of a specific person, group or business due to an aforementioned characteristic.
Charges in connection with a hate crime can range from a misdemeanor to a felony, depending on the severity of the crime. Offenders may have to serve up to 10 years and pay up to $10,000 in addition to civil charges and penalties resulting from those on a first offense.
If you have been charged with a hate crime, our offices are ready to help you. As former prosecutors, we have a unique perspective when approaching cases. Our experience helps us get you the best possible results.
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