Attorney Jennifer Monroe has over 15 years experience working on cases involving the following municipal code violations. She specializes in the defense of persons charged with code violations throughout Los Angeles County and Ventura County.
What is a Municipal Code Violation?
Cities and Counties have many code sections regulating the activity of citizens, visitors, and businesses. If you violate the regulations then the city or county can file a criminal municipal code violation against you in court. Municipal Code Violations include regulations of conduct, weapons, noise, building, driving, business licenses, sidewalks, roadways, and any other problem area affecting local cities or counties.
What is the punishment for a Municipal Code Violation?
Most Municipal Code Violations are misdemeanors and can be punished by up to 6 months in jail and or fines. Some Municipal Code violations can be reduced to an infraction by the judge or prosecutor.
Warning fines can be high on municipal code violations and the city and county can assess a fine for everyday the violation continues to exist.
How to Defend a Municipal Code Violation:
As a former City Prosecutor that dealt with hundreds of municipal code violation cases, Municipal Code Violation Defense Attorney Jennifer Monroe knows that the city or county’s main goal is compliance and an assurance the violation will not continue or reoccur. Early intervention by an attorney is recommended. Jennifer Monroe offers pre-filing services on Municipal Code violations to avoid criminal charges being filed against you.
To defend you, Jennifer Monroe will meet with you to review your case and your background. She will also work with you to pin point the conduct that caused the code violation. She will assess whether the alleged conduct is something that is a violation of the law, if it is a violation, help you come into compliance. Jennifer Monroe will also negotiate with the prosecutor and code enforcement to resolve the code violation with the least penalty to you, for example, you may be eligible for a dismissal, diversion, office hearing, probation, or community service instead of county jail or high fine. Jennifer Monroe will also:
- Fight to protect your rights.
- Research the defenses that apply to your case.
- Initiate investigation to prove you are innocent.
- Review the facts with you to determine if a lesser charge is appropriate.
- Present mitigating factors about you and your case to the judge and prosecutor.
- Negotiate the best possible result for your case.
How to get your misdemeanor code violation reduced to an infraction or dismissed:
An experienced criminal defense attorney can attack the evidence against you and present mitigating evidence in your favor in order to get your case reduced to the lowest type of offense – an infraction. This is accomplished by negotiating a plea bargain with the prosecutor for an infraction.
Common Municipal Code Violations that Result in Criminal Charges:
Municipal Code Violation Defense attorney has experience resolving cases the following common municipal code violations:
- ADVERTISING CODE VIOLATION
- BATH SALTS CODE VIOLATION
- BICYCLES CODE VIOLATION
- BUSINESS LICENSES CODE VIOLATION
- DANGEROUS WEAPONS CODE VIOLATION
- DISORDERLY CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
- DOG BARKING CODE VIOLATION
- FIREARMS CODE VIOLATION
- FRAUD CODE VIOLATION
- GAMBLING CODE VIOLATION
- HAZARDOUS WASTE CODE VIOLATION
- HOUSING CODE VIOLATION
- LAND USE CODE VIOLATION
- MEDICAL MARIJUANA CODE VIOLATION
- NOISE ORDINANCE CODE VIOLATION
- NUISANCES CODE VIOLATION
- PEDESTRIANS CODE VIOLATION
- PERMITS CODE VIOLATION
- PLAYGROUND CODE VIOLATION
- PUBLIC HEALTH CODE VIOLATION
- PUBLIC PARKS CODE VIOLATION
- PUBLIC WELFARE CODE VIOLATION
- SIGN CODE VIOLATION
- SMOKING IN PUBLIC CODE VIOLATION
- SOLICITING CODE VIOLATION
- TRAFFIC CODE VIOLATION
- VEHICLES CODE VIOLATION
- ZONING CODE VIOLATION
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Los Angeles and Ventura County Assault and Battery Defense Attorney
Call Jennifer Monroe directly at (805) 501-1880 for immediate assistance with your assault and battery case.
Law Offices of Jennifer Monroe defends criminal municipal code cases in the following cities: Los Angeles County: Agoura Hills Alhambra Arcadia Artesia Avalon Azusa Baldwin Park Bell Bell Gardens Bellflower Beverly Hills Bradbury Burbank Calabasas Carson Cerritos Claremont Commerce Compton Covina Cudahy Culver City Diamond Bar Downey Duarte El Monte El Segundo Gardena Glendale Glendora Hawaiian Gardens Hawthorne Hermosa Beach Hidden Hills Huntington Park Industry Inglewood Irwindale La Canada Flintridge La Habra Heights La Mirada La Puente La Verne Lakewood Lancaster Lawndale Lomita Long Beach Los Angeles Lynwood Malibu Manhattan Beach Maywood Monrovia Montebello Monterey Park Norwalk Palmdale Palos Verdes Estates Paramount Pasadena Pico Rivera Pomona Rancho Palos Verdes Redondo Beach Rolling Hills Rolling Hills Estates Rosemead San Dimas San Fernando San Gabriel San Marino Santa Clarita Santa Fe Springs Santa Monica Sierra Madre Signal Hill South El Monte South Gate SouthPasadena Temple City Torrance Van Nuys Vernon Walnut West Covina West Hollywood Westlake Village Whittier. Ventura County: Camarillo Fillmore Moorpark Ojai Oxnard Port Hueneme Santa Paula Simi Valley Thousand Oaks Ventura