Criminal Defense

San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney

Strong Representation in San Diego, CA

Have you been accused of a crime in Southern California? Protect your freedom and your future: Retain the strong and tenacious defense you need from the attorneys at San Diego Defense Pros. We have close to a half century of combined legal experience and we are prepared to put it to work for you. Each San Diego criminal defense lawyer at our firm has the legal ability and professional skill necessary to advocate on your behalf. We have experience with all types of criminal cases, including handling more than a dozen capital murder cases.

Examples of the legal areas we are prepared to help you with include the following:

Driving Under the Influence
In today's world, the consequences of a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) are very strict and inhibiting. If you have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the state of California, you could face license suspension, driving restrictions, alcohol and / or drug treatment, expensive fines, and potential jail time. Don't take a DUI charge lightly.

Domestic Violence
In the state of California, the laws regarding domestic violence are broad as well as strict. Not only could you be charged for violating Penal Code § 273.243(e), 245, 422, 626.9 or another similar law but you may also be subjected to a restraining order as well as a civil lawsuit by the alleged victim. Be sure to retain a strong defense lawyer to protect your freedom and your rights if you have been charged with this crime.

Sex Crimes
If you are being investigated for a sex crime, it is important to remember that the less you talk about the allegations with your friends and family members, the better. Instead, talk to a San Diego sex crime defense lawyer about the facts of your case. Ensure that you retain a strong defense lawyer who can protect you from the serious consequences of a conviction - which include possible prison time as well as inclusion in the public sex offender registry.

Drug Crimes
A variety of crimes fall under this category and pertain to controlled substances - including possession, possession to sell, manufacture, sale, distribution, cultivation, and trafficking. The severity of the consequences levied will depend on the actual crime as well as the substance involved, such as marijuana, heroin, methamphetamines, Ecstasy, LSD, and prescription drugs.

Petty Theft
Petty theft is defined as stealing property valued at $950 or less - as opposed to grand theft, which carries stricter penalties and involves stolen possessions valued in excess of $950. Shoplifting is usually considered to be petty theft. The potential penalties for a petty theft conviction include less than $1,001 in fines, no more than 3 years of probation, and / or no more than 6 months in jail.

Don't let a past arrest haunt your present and hinder your ability to attend your chosen university or to obtain gainful employment - invest in an expungement with help from an experienced California expungement attorney at our firm. Expungement can help you move on from a mistake made in the past in order to take advantage of opportunities in the present. Learn whether you are eligible by calling our firm.

Schedule your free case consultation today!

When you contact the team San Diego Defense Pros, we will help you set up an initial meeting at no cost with a proven and dedicated San Diego criminal defense attorney. During your free case evaluation, we can assess the facts of your case and determine what the strengths and weaknesses of your defense may potentially be. Our lawyers are experienced and committed to the best interests of every client we represent. We offer strong, no-nonsense advocacy. Call San Diego Defense Pros today and begin the process of securing the representation you need!

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