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Serious/Violent Felonies

When you've been charged with a serious and/or violent crime in California, your entire future is at stake. You don't have the time to mess around with a half-cocked defense strategy. You need someone who knows the system, someone who can pull out all the stops and fight fiercely for you in the courts. Attorney Miles A. Harris has built a reputation as the “go-to” defense lawyer in the Central Valley for serious felony charges. He understands how the system works and what's really at stake, and he knows how to work within that system to protect your rights and safeguard your future, even in the toughest situations.

Why You Need the Best Attorney for Felony Charges

In the state of California, many felonies include enhancements which can greatly increase prison time if you're convicted. These may include enhancements for gun possession during the commission of a crime, enhancements for crimes involving minors, gang crime enhancements, and more. In addition, many felonies fall under California's “Three Strike” rule, which also multiplies prison time for repeat offenses. Studies show these enhancements tend to work unfairly against people in underserved, low-income, and minority communities.

Bottom line: if you've been accused of a serious or violent felony, chances are you're facing one or more enhancements—meaning you could spend a lot more time in prison if convicted. When the stakes are this high, there's no room for mistakes on either side. You need an attorney who knows what he's doing.

A No-Nonsense Approach

Mr. Harris is passionate about defending clients facing serious criminal charges, and he makes a point of being available when his clients need him—even after hours or in the middle of the night. He is a “straight shooter” both in the courts and with his clients. He will give you the unvarnished truth about what your charges mean, what is at stake, the likely outcomes, what your options are, and how you and your family can prepare for the battle ahead. He'll dive into the details about the best defense strategies, whether it's to fight the charges directly in court, negotiate for dismissal or reduction of charges, or even a well-negotiated plea deal. Once you've settled on a course of action, he will go to bat fiercely on your behalf to get you the best possible outcome—which, for many clients, is better than most people expect.

Don't take chances with your future. If you're facing serious felony charges, let Miles A. Harris be your ally and advocate in the system. Call our offices at 559-492-9572 to learn more.


Miles A. Harris represents clients throughout the Central Valley area, including the counties of Fresno, Tulare, Merced, Madera, and Kings, as well as throughout the state of California.