Fighting Criminal Charges
The conviction of a criminal offense can affect a devastating change to the course of your life. The punishment for misdemeanors, felonies, and federal offenses often include jail time and fines, and will leave you with a permanent criminal record that can affect your future employment. The court can also order restitution, community service, psychological counseling, alcohol or drug treatment, asset seizure, and driver’s license suspension. Retaining the services of an experienced California lawyer is one the first actions you should take to dispute the charges you are facing. The Law Offices of Omar Gastelum and Associates, APLC is an established criminal defense firm with many years of experience representing the accused, including cases involving:
We also provide legal advocacy for juveniles that have been charged with a crime, as well as traffic ticket defense. Our firm has a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and can provide legal assistance in English, Spanish, Farsi, Korean, and Arabic. We are skilled, experienced litigators that will fight for the best possible resolution to your case. If you have been charged with a first-time misdemeanor, we will request that you be allowed to enroll in a deferred sentencing program. Once the program has been completed, your case will be dismissed.
There are many ways to challenge criminal allegations depending on the facts of the case. You may have been illegally stopped by the police, unlawfully searched, or not given a Miranda Warning during your arrest. The lawyers at our firm will look for flaws in the prosecution’s case that can be used to request a reduction in charges or case dismissal. Our legal team’s superior negotiation skills will be put to full use to help you achieve a favorable outcome to your situation. We will also make sure that your rights are protected, and all of your defense options are pursued.
To learn more about how our office can assist with your legal case, call or contact our office to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced California attorneys today and discuss your legal options.