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After being arrested and charged with a crime, you are likely frightened, overwhelmed, and have a number of questions. Our talented team at Okabe & Haushalter has provided aggressive advocacy for countless clients, and we would be proud to defend your case. We have fought for our clients’ freedoms in a variety of cases, and challenged all different kinds of charges, from drunk driving to drug crimes to child pornography cases. If you enlist our firm, you can be confident that you will receive the exceptional legal counsel and relentless defense you deserve. Below are answers to some the questions most commonly asked by those facing criminal charges. For more information or to discuss your unique situation, please call our firm at your earliest convenience!

I’ve Been Arrested; Should I Talk To The Police?

If you are placed in custody, it is very important that exercise your right to remain silent and do not …

My Child Has Been Charged With A Crime – Will They Go To Jail?

It is very frightening to watch helplessly as your child is taken into custody and accused of a crime, but …

What Is The Difference Between Jail And Prison?

Jails are typically run by the county’s sheriff department and are most often used for temporary holdings, shorter sentences, and …

I Was Not Read My Miranda Rights. Does This Matter?

The arresting officer’s failure to read your Miranda Rights is incredibly significant. Law enforcement officers have a legal responsibility to …

I Was Convicted Of A Crime. Is There Anything I Can Do?

If you believe you were unlawfully charged or you did not receive a fair trial, an attorney can help you …

Why Do I Need A Private Attorney If I Can Have A Public Defender?

Public defenders are available for defendants who cannot afford to hire a lawyer of their own. A public defender should …


The Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter are ready to fight to tooth and nail for you. You have most likely heard of our firm from our television appearances, newspaper articles and other media from the national and international covered cases we have handled.