Have you been charged with a crime? Retaining the services of an experienced Orange criminal defense lawyer should be one of the first actions you take following your arrest. An attorney will immediately get to work investigating your case, interviewing witnesses and preparing your defense. Depending on the circumstances, your lawyer may even be able to negotiate with the prosecution for a reduction in charges or case dismissal.
When you have been arrested for a crime, you may have several legal options depending on the charges you are facing and your prior criminal history. A lawyer from our firm will make sure your understand all of your alternatives and possible outcomes to your situation. If you have been charged with a first-time misdemeanors you may be eligible for deferred adjudication. If the judge approves your enrollment in a deferred sentencing program, your case will be dismissed once it is completed.
Legal proceedings can be extremely complex, especially in cases involving the violation of federal laws. Many times a federal investigation will be conducted over a period of several months before formal charges are filed. These types of cases can also involve numerous government agencies. Our firm has a thorough understanding of local, state and federal criminal law, as well as extensive trial experience. We are seasoned criminal defenders with a successful track record in theft crime defense, violent crime defense, white collar crime defense, drug crime defense, sex crimes defense and DUI defense. Whether you have been charged with shoplifting, murder or a violation of the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act (RCIO), we can provide a vigorous defense and help protect your freedom.
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.