Kelseyville, California Criminal Lawyers
Angeles “Susi” Carrion grew up in the local area before serving in the U.S. Army. After completing her military service, Ms. Carrion became a Court Clerk in the North Las Vegas Municipal Court. Later, she became a State Certified Spanish Court Interpreter in Nevada, where she interpreted both criminal and civil cases. Ms. Carrion has also interpreted for various law enforcement agencies. Ms. Carrion is the only private attorney in Colusa County that is able to communicate directly with her Spanish speaking clients without the use of an interpreter.
Ms. Carrion attended Cal-Northern School of Law in Chico, California where she...
Mr. Hinely returned to school at California State University-Chico, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science, with an emphasis on Legal Studies; then continued his education at Cal-Northern School of Law in Chico, California.
Upon completion of law school, Mr. Hinely sat for the California State Bar exam and passed on the first attempt.
Mr. Hinely opened a private law practice, while also serving as a Contract Public Defender. During this time, Mr....
Our office has successfully handled a vast array of criminal cases involving: DUI, Gang Related Offenses, Sex Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Drug Crimes, Violent Crimes, Federal Offenses, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Crimes, Three Strikes, Theft &...
Devina attended the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO), where she earned a...
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Empire College School of Law
Mr. Woolsey, known as the DUI GURU, has practiced criminal defense in California ever since his graduation from California Western School of Law. His DUI defense experience has taken him to courts in San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Santa Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Napa, and Sonoma Counties.
Ms. Carrillo has handled to conclusion 75 trials and hundreds of court hearings.
From 2000 to 2007, Ms. Carrillo was a Deputy District Attorney in Riverside County, where she handled a variety of cases, including driving under the influence,...
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
University of Houston - Main Campus
Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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