Criminal charges of any kind can have serious consequences and should always be addressed with the help of a criminal defense lawyer. Our criminal defense firm, Okabe & Haushalter, has represented clients charged with a misdemeanor, felony, and federal offenses for many years and can give you legal advice regarding your defense and how to fight criminal accusations. This includes cases involving arson, assault & battery, bribery, child pornography, child molestation, domestic violence, drunk in public, embezzlement, and extortion, as well as white collar crimes, computer crimes, federal crimes, fraud crimes and hate crime.
We can also assist you if you have been arrested for forgery, grand theft, insider trading, manslaughter, murder/homicide, public corruption, RICO or tax evasion, if you are facing weapons charges, or are in need of sex crimes defense or DUI defense. Ryan Okabe is a leading authority on California criminal law, Mark Haushalter is a former misdemeanor and felony prosecutor. They are knowledgeable litigators who will make sure that you receive the best and most aggressive defense possible.
Defending criminal charges, including drug cases and juvenile cases, requires both an understanding of criminal law as well as courtroom experience. If you are seeking representation in a criminal matter, you will want a lawyer that will act quickly to investigate and compile the information needed for your defense, and who can take advantage of any opportunities that arise to seek a reduction in charges, case dismissal or alternative sentencing. Our firm will carefully analyze the evidence in your case and prepare a hard-hitting defense. You will always be kept informed of the progress we are making, what actions we are taking, and the results that you can expect.
A guilty verdict in a criminal case can lead to many different types of penalties, including jail time, fines, the loss of your driving privileges, mandatory psychological counseling, court-ordered drug or alcohol treatment, community service and asset seizure. We will work hard to avoid a conviction, and make sure that every defense option you have is pursued.
Contact a Newport Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer for legal advice and determined representation if you have been charged with committing a crime.