San Rafael, California Criminal Lawyers

David Uthman
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - San FranciscoCalifornia
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John Stanko
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Representation for Criminal Charges! Get Help Now!

I am devoted to the defense of clients charged with criminal offenses. I help clients avoid jail and get on with their lives! Visit my website to see client testimonials and case results. Call for a free consultation.
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Matt A. Sullivan Esq.
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

The Law Office of Matt Sullivan is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. The office defends individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout the Bay Area. The office has successfully... Read More »
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James Thomas Reilly
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together... Read More »
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John Stanko
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(877) 204-8900 4040 Civic Center Dr
#200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationSan Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
New College of California School of Law, San Francisco
I am an aggressive criminal defense lawyer dedicated solely to protecting people caught up in the turmoil of California's criminal justice system. I provide personal representation that gets results. I represent clients in Marin, Solano, Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, and every other Bay Area county. My practice areas include the defense of those charged with DUI, traffic tickets and all misdemeanor and felony crimes.
Kevin Heaney
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(415) 302-9609 24 Professional Center Pkwy
Ste 240
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of San Francisco
The Law Offices of Kevin Heaney specialize in criminal defense and personal injury matters. Over 25 years of experience with successful trial track record. Serving all Bay Area counties and beyond.
Mr Anthony Lowenstein
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 272-1292 4040 Civic Center Dr.
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stanford University and Osgoode Hall Law School
Criminal Defense Attorney - Law Offices of ANTHONY LOWENSTEIN, Esq., a criminal defense lawyer serving the Bay Area in Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Napa & Contra Costa counties. AFFORDABLE, EXCELLENT LEGAL DEFENSE CALL: 415-272-1292 -or- E-mail: Anthony@LowensteinLaw.com - Criminal Cases, including: DUI / DWI & Traffic, Drugs, Firearms, Domestic violence, & Sex offenses. - White Collar crimes - Fraud, Embezzlement, Credit Card & Identity Theft charges - Business Contracts: Financial Transactions and...
Terrence Joseph Bennett
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(415) 289-0809 4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
UCLA Law School
California State Certified Criminal Law Specialist 1987-2012 State and Federal Capital criminal defense work 1987-2017
Scot Andrew Candell
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(415) 441-1776 4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Julia McIlroy
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 578-7080 4040 Civic Center Dr. Ste 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
Ms. Marta B. Galeano
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 485-1300 4340 Redwood Hwy.
Suite E354
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(415) 459-6635 851 Irwin St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(415) 459-5223 1010 B St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Business, DUI and Legal Malpractice
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(415) 453-9433 874 4th St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
Bethani L. Jackson
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California Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Jeff Jackson
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California Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

I specialize in criminal defense. I handle all serious felonies, including sex crimes, drug cases, weapon charges, domestic violence, child abuse, gang cases, violent felonies, burglary, robbery, theft,... Read More »
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 485-2200 790 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Consumer, DUI and Elder
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(415) 459-2000 1000 4th Street
Suite 875
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
San Francisco Law Sch
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(415) 485-2200 790 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 58 years experience
(415) 789-5086 4040 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal, Business, DUI and Real Estate
U of San Francisco School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(415) 492-9801 4302 Redwood Hwy
San Rafael, CA 94903
Criminal
Washington & Lee Univ School of Law
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(415) 883-4949 790 Mission Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
UC Hastings COL
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer
(415) 485-2200
Ext. 121
790 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(415) 457-4777 55 Shaver St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
Loyola Law School
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 453-0555 1000 4th St
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Social Security Disability
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(415) 460-7727 1000 4th Street 8th Floor
San Rafael, CA 94901
Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Tracy Barrett
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SAN RAFAEL, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 322-9220 1101 5TH AVE. STE. 150
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94920
Free ConsultationCriminal
Member of the California Bar Association for 17 years. The last twelve years of practice have been devoted exclusively to criminal defense, representing both adults and juveniles accused of crime. Practice includes defending all types of cases - from vehicle code violations to homicides. Additionally experienced with DUI, drug, domestic violence, theft and assault cases, as well as multiple other types of cases. Specialties:This office is solely dedicated to criminal defense.
George Joseph Shea
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Fairfax, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(415) 999-9358 2316 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Fairfax, CA 94930
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Lincoln University Law School, San Francisco
Robin R. M. Brennan
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San Anselmo, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(415) 457-9720 404 San Anselmo Ave
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Criminal, DUI and Education
New Coll of CA School of Law
Arthur Alan Pirelli
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Fairfax, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(415) 572-7035 PO Box 997
Fairfax, CA 94930
Criminal and DUI
San Francisco Law Sch
Brenda Grantland
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Mill Valley, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
20 Sunnyside Suite A-204
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Criminal
The George Washington University Law School
For the past 30 years most of my practice has been asset forfeiture defense (civil and criminal), mostly on the federal level, both in California and out of state. I often co-counsel or consult with attorneys who take on forfeiture cases but lack experience. I also handle appeals, including criminal appeals. I no longer litigate criminal cases at the trial level. I am president of the Board of Forfeiture Endangers American Rights Foundation. I consulted with the late U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde and Rep. John Conyers on an eight year effort to reform federal forfeiture...
Christopher F. Morales
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(415) 552-1215 1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805
San Francisco, CA 94109
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
If you or your loved have been charged with a crime, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney right away. We defend clients against Federal and State charges, both felonies and misdemeanors, including, but not limited to: Murder, Drug Crimes, Drunk Driving, Theft Crimes, Assault & Battery, Sex Crimes, Juvenile Crimes, Three Strikes, Expungement of Records and White Collar Crimes. Why you need the Morales Law Firm at this critical time: * I am a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, which means I have the highest rating from judges and attorneys (only 1% of attorneys have this certification)...
Givelle J. Lamano
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(510) 842-0750 505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University
GIVELLE LAMANO is an Oakland DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney who truly cares about her clients. She has represented people from all walks of life from gang members appealing their life sentences to corporate executives who have never been arrested. She is licensed in both state and federal courts and has served as a court appointed attorney for the Alameda County Bar Association, taking on cases when the public defenders office was unable to do so.

Ms. Lamano received the Super Lawyer Rising Star award in 2017 for her professional achievement and peer recognition. She ranks in the...
Jonathan Charles Dunten
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(510) 645-5900 212 9th Street, Suite 316
Oakland, CA 94607
Criminal and Immigration
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I am licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, California State Courts, the Federal District Court for Northern California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

I received my undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara with honors and my Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law, including certificates of specialization with distinction in international and business law.

I formerly served as a media liaison for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a professor of immigration and criminal...
Elliot Silver
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(510) 281-0470 330 2nd St Ste 204
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Attorney Elliot Silver is a seasoned and experienced veteran criminal defense attorney. Since the age of five, Elliot always knew he wanted to be in court fighting for justice. Elliot is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Elliot has a reputation for getting his clients the results they want, whether it’s case dismissed, a fair and reasonable plea deal, or hearing a jury say “Not Guilty". Elliot has represented thousands of clients in various criminal matters and continues to provide inimitable dedication and unparalleled tenacity for his clients.
Matt A. Sullivan Esq.
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(415) 770-0146 1388 Sutter St
#805
San Francisco, CA 94109
Free ConsultationSan Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of San Francisco School of Law
The Law Office of Matt Sullivan is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense. The office defends individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor offenses throughout the Bay Area. The office has successfully defended many clients, including small business owners, tech workers, college students, nurses, firefighters, police officers, attorneys, and regular citizens. Matt Sullivan is a University of San Francisco Law School graduate. Mr. Sullivan was selected to the 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list in the practice area of criminal defense. Prior to opening his own office he was a trial attorney in the Marin Public Defender's Office, and he also worked...
Adam Garrard Gasner
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 782-6000 345 Franklin St
Law Chambers Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94102
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of San Francisco School of Law
GASNER CRIMINAL LAW is directed and managed by San Francisco native Adam G. Gasner. Mr. Gasner is board certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in criminal law – a distinction held by fewer than 400 of the more that 250,000 practicing lawyers in the State of California. Mr. Gasner holds an AV Preeminent® rating defense from Marindale-Hubbell. This rating signifies that Adam Gasner's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. He also currently serves as the president and officer of the...
Sergio H. Benavides
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 867-5181 1 Sansome Street
Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
University of San Francisco School of Law
I am a top rated Criminal Defense Lawyer and Certified Criminal Law Specialist- by State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Out of hundreds of Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Francisco--there are only 10 Certified Specialists. I am one of the top performers. I have 10 years of experience, having helped thousands of clients with every type of criminal charge, from petty theft, to drug possession, to attempted murder and sexual assault. I've handled DUIs, Domestic violence. I have taken over 30 cases to trial, and achieved excellent results. I am fluent...
Alexander Fredrick Harper
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 250-9477 420 Third Street
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
University of Florida
With over 10 years, 2,000 cases and numerous jury verdicts under my belt, I stand by ready to help you. I was a Deputy District Attorney for several years, and will put that experience to work for you. I will keep you informed and confident throughout your case. You let me worry about the case while you get on with your life. I am a United States Navy veteran of Afghanistan and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Kevin E Mitchell
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(415) 581-0885 885 Bryant Street, 2d Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Mr. Mitchell is dedicated to defense by training and experience, familiar with the demands of protecting the interests of the criminally accused. He worked for 7 years as a Public Defender and handled thousands of cases before going into private practice. He has experience in representing individuals in cases involving Homicide, Domestic Violence, DUI, Drug Sales and Possession, Weapons, Elder Abuse, Assault and Battery, Burglary, Robbery, Evading, Gang, White Collar Crimes, Conspiracy and Probation Violations.

He also pursues Civil Right Violations, police misconduct cases, ensuring his clients are afforded their rights or compensation for the deprivation of the same.

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Leigh Ellen Johnson
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Richmond, CA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(510) 245-2468 3150 Hilltop Mall Road
#63
Richmond, CA 94806
Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Leigh E. Johnson is a practicing trial lawyer, and principal of “Trial Whisperer” Trial Consulting. Leigh is dedicated to assisting lawyers preparing for trial in both civil and criminal arenas. Her expertise is in developing an effective storyline that serves as the vortex for opposing counsel. She accurately identifies issues and reconstructs them to achieve positive outcomes within a variety of legal forums from arbitration to trial. Leigh’s philosophy is that in order to obtain the best results regardless of forum, you should always prepare your case as if it were going to trial. Leigh’s passion and primary focus...
David T Reagan
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Oakland, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(510) 506-9061 725 Washington Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationCriminal
Santa Clara University School of Law
If you need skilled representation to expunge a conviction, terminate probation early, reduce a felony to a misdemeanor, or obtain any other clean record relief, the Law Office of David Reagan is here to assist your pursuit of justice.

The Law Office of David Reagan prides itself on being an experienced, client oriented clean record practice. Having worked in the criminal justice system for many years, we combine a toolbox of techniques with a dedicated focus on each of our clients to achieve a succesful outcome.

We know money is tight sometimes, particularly when dealing with criminal matters,...
Stephen Moskowitz
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(415) 394-7200 180 Montgomery Street, Ste. 1950
San Francisco, CA 94104
Criminal and Tax
New York Law School and Golden Gate University School of Law
For over thirty years, Steve and his law firm have successfully helped tens of thousands of clients with tax representation and resolving all types of tax situations that can arise with federal and state taxes. Examples of his services include, but are not limited to: civil and criminal tax representation, including representation in the related non-tax case, such as money laundering, audits with the various federal and state taxing authorities, tax planning, preparation of current and delinquent tax returns, resolution of disputed amounts due or inability to pay balances that the client agrees are due, defense of investors and promoters...
James Thomas Reilly
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San Rafael, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(866) 251-4506 4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Summit Defense is the Bay Area's premiere Criminal Defense Firm. We have gathered an experienced team of attorneys with over 120 years of combined and diverse experience and background that works together to get you the best results. Call to speak with an attorney now.
Seth Paul Chazin
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Albany, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(510) 507-8100 1164 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94706
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco criminal defense lawyer Seth P. Chazin is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Board of Legal Specialization and has been named a Northern California Top 100 Lawyer. During his more than 20 years of experience, attorney Chazin has effectively defended thousands of clients accused of crimes in the Bay Area, California and in various places throughout the United States. Drawing upon his history of success, he will provide clients with the knowledge, skill and aggressiveness needed to secure the best possible results.
Lucy Stearns McAllister
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San Francisco, CA Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(877) 280-9944 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University
The Law Offices of Lucy S. McAllister is a California-based criminal, family and administrative law (licensing law) practice providing legal services for clients in California. McAllister has successfully won over 250 Superior Court trials as a Defense Attorney.With over 25+ years experience as a civil and criminal attorney I specialize in the following areas of Law: Licensing Law • Pre-hearing resolution of licensing issues • Administrative Hearings • Administrative Appeals • License Application Legal Advice • Handling License Disclosures (Applications, Renewals, Reinstatements) Family Law • Pre/Post Nuptial Agreements • Negotiation/Mediation/Litigation • Divorce/Separation • Custody • Domestic Violence • Restraining Orders • Paternity • Visitation Rights Criminal Law: • DUI • Domestic...
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San Rafael Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

North Bay Legal Aid
(415) 492-0230
San Rafael, CA


Family and Children's Law Center
(415) 492-9230
San Rafael, CA

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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.