Contra Costa County
Associate attorney Clint C. Christoffersen obtained a phenomenal result for a client charged with rape by force in Contra Costa County who was able to avoid 290 registration on the felony strikable offense and also avoided immigration consequences.
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC’s Clint C. Christoffersen, Esq. successfully argued multiple issues at the Preliminary Hearing that ultimately lead to an immigration-friendly, NON-290 registration, NO STRIKE plea to a felony assault charge, and lewd conduct in public charge. Mr. Christoffersen also worked to obtain a result that not only avoided a charge with a strike but also included an immigration-friendly outcome allowing his client to avoid deportation stemming from the matter.
Rape is defined under California Penal Code §261 as the use of force, threats, or fraud to engage in extramarital sex with another person. A rape conviction is a felony that requires registration as a sex offender (also known as 290 registration under California Penal Code Section 290) and is punishable by up to 8 years in jail depending on the specific circumstances. Having an attorney well-versed in rape defense like Clint C. Christoffersen can help you avoid a strike, 290 registration, and even immigration consequences.
When charged with a serious felony such as rape, it is crucial that you have an experienced attorney by your side who will aggressively fight for you like the team of attorneys at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC. Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC offers free consultations 24/7 and has three Bay Area offices to serve your needs located in San Francisco, Dublin, and Redwood City, California. We also offer reasonable fees and financing options.