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What Happens When a Convicted Defendant is a Gang Member?

During the hearing or trial your defendant was focused on one goal: being found not guilty. But once the judge announces a guilty finding, and the case moves to the sentencing phase, your defendant’s gang affiliation could be a problem. Only an attorney should advise a client about legal matters, but there are some typical things that can happen once a gang affiliation is recognized.

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