Public Nuisance

Public Nuisance in Bay Area

Facing a Public Nuisance Charge? Our Attorney Offers Aggressive Advocacy

A public nuisance charge is a claim that something you did significantly interfered with the public’s health, safety, peace, convenience, or comfort. For instance, if you damaged property in a public park, or affected others’ ability to live in or enjoy your neighborhood, the state could charge you as a public nuisance. Your actions may have seemed innocent to you, but being a public nuisance is considered a criminal act. In addition to an order to stop the offending activity, you could face hefty fines or even jail time. Public nuisance charges do not have to become a personal irritation. A well-qualified Bay Area criminal defense attorney from Buenaventura Law Firm can help you determine the best course of action.

Have you been charged as a public nuisance? Call Buenaventura Law Firm at (650) 727-6508 for skillful defense.

Defense against Public Nuisance Charges in California

If someone has accused you of maintaining a long-term public nuisance, such as renting a home in a quiet neighborhood to rowdy college students, you will receive a written notice to end the problem. After that, each day that the problem is allowed to continue is a separate and distinct criminal offense. Once you have been notified a public nuisance charge, you must act quickly. First, attempt to end the problem that caused the complaint. If you are already facing criminal charges, you need to contact a skilled criminal defense lawyer in Bay Area right away.

There are a variety of defenses available for public nuisance cases:

  • The event was a one-time occurrence and not an ongoing problem
  • There was no significant public impact from the action
  • The injured party consented to the action
  • Someone other than you had partial or complete responsibility for the event

Do not take a public nuisance charge lightly. It is a criminal offense and can have serious consequences. If you are facing a public nuisance case in the Bay Area or San Francisco area, contact us for a dynamic defense. We have more than 25 years of legal experience and have won awards for our work. Let us put our experience to work for you.

If you are facing a public nusiance charge, Contact us at (650) 727-6508 today for a free case consultation.

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