Newbury Park, California Criminal Lawyers
California Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
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Named Top California Criminal Defense Attorney
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Newbury Park, CA 91320
Western State University College of Law
After serving his county for eight years in the United States Navy, Mr. Pinnell returned to school and earned his law degree. Since 1996, Mr. Pinnell has served his community as an attorney in the criminal justice system. He has served his clients as both a defense attorney and as a county prosecutor. Mr. Pinnell's extensive experience includes the successful resolution of criminal cases ranging from Misdemeanors to Capital Murder. Including, among others, Driving Under the Influence, Crimes...
Mr. Slaten worked at the Los Angeles District Attorney's (DA's) office and was involved in a multitude of cases as a prosecutor. Dealing with misdemeanor and felony cases, including drug, theft, sex, and a multitude of other complex cases, Mr. Slaten...
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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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