Have you been charged with a crime? Retaining the services of an experienced 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.
Okabe & Haushalter is a well-known criminal defense firm with many years of experience defending clients charged with a misdemeanor, felony, and federal crimes. We can give you legal advice regarding criminal charges involving forgery, fraud crimes, assault & battery, bribery, child pornography, child molestation, computer crimes, domestic violence, drunk in public, embezzlement, extortion, grand theft, arson, hate crime, insider trading, manslaughter, murder/homicide, public corruption, RICO, tax evasion, weapons charges and white collar crimes. We can also help you with appeals if you believe you were unjustly convicted in a prior case. Attorneys Ryan Okabe and Mark Haushalter are committed legal professionals that will provide aggressive representation in any criminal matter, and can be counted on to build a hard-hitting defense.
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 you understand all of your alternatives and possible outcomes to your situation. If you have been charged with a first-time misdemeanor 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 (RICO), we can provide a vigorous defense and help protect your freedom.
Contact an Orange criminal defense attorney for confident legal representation if you have been accused of committing a crime.