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Carjacking Defense Lawyer Serving Ventura County

Carjacking is the felonious taking of a motor vehicle in the possession of another from the other persons immediate presence, or from the person or immediate presence of a passenger of the vehicle. The taking must be against the victim’s will through the means of force or fear and with the intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the person of possession of the vehicle.

Carjacking is very similar to robbery, but neither is a lesser included offense of the other.

Carjacking in California is a felony and is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for 3, 5 or 9 years.

Attorney Paul Tyler practices almost exclusively in Ventura County, California. Therefore, he knows ALL of the prosecutors and ALL of the judges that may handle your case in that County. He understand how to defend carjacking charges, and will thoroughly review all of the evidence in your case in order to develop a strong defense. Sometimes it is best to fight the case, while other times it is best to work out a favorable disposition in order to secure the minimum possible penalties.

Because it is a felony the risk of going to prison is great. Therefore, in addition to seeking a way to win the case one goal always is to find a way to show the judge how, in the interests of justice, probation should be granted instead of a prison sentence.

To learn more, please call carjacking defense lawyer Paul Tyler at 805-889-9000. He will answer your call personally… you will not be required to go through a secretary, paralegal or associate attorney. Call for a free consultation.

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