When you have been arrested or charged with a crime, it can be a very confusing and scary time. You should not go through this alone. An experienced defense attorney can guide you through the complex criminal process and get the best possible results in your case. At Doan Law Group, we take pride in offering personal service to each client. We have extensive criminal defense experience and work diligently to defend your rights.
The court process
Do not try to go through the criminal law process without an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side. The process generally involves the following steps:
DUI Defense - The DUI laws in California are extremely strict and severe. Initially, you need an attorney to represent you in the hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles so that your license might be saved. The criminal case is an entirely separate procedure that is brought in front of a judge in court. An experienced DUI attorney can examine the procedures used by the police officers to make sure your rights were not violated. In many cases, it is possible to get the DUI charge reduces to a lesser charge. In other cases, it might be in your best interest to fight the charges in court.
Criminal Traffic Violations - There are many traffic violations that are charged as criminal offenses and must be taken seriously. The most common is driving with a suspended license. This might seem like a minor offense, but unless you have an experienced criminal defense attorney representing you, you might end up with a criminal record that will affect many aspect of your life.
Drug Offenses - Drug Crimes range from minor offenses such as possession of marijuana to more serious felony cases involving distribution of drugs. An experienced attorney will examine the evidence to make sure the police officers followed the proper procedures. These charges can be fought in court or it could be possible to get the charges reduced.
Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence can be a serious charge and should be properly defended in court. If convicted, this charge could affect your job and other aspects of your life. There are programs available for first time offenders that could allow you to keep a conviction off your record. It is essential that you contact an experienced attorney to help you minimize any problems that this arrest might bring to you in the future.
Felonies and Misdemeanors - There are many other misdemeanors or felonies that you might be charged with. We represent clients that are facing many different types of criminal charges. It is best that you are represented by a criminal defense attorney whether the charges are relatively minor or extremely serious in nature.
Call Us Today - If you have been charged with a crime, it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. The attorney will need time to review the evidence and evaluate your case prior to your court appearance. Contact us today for a free consultation.