Los Angeles Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles
An individual charged with a crime whether a misdemeanor or felony offense needs immediate legal counsel from a seasoned defense law firm. A conviction for a crime can be life changing for the offender not only due to the heavy penalties such as jail, prison and fines, but later difficulties in finding employment, and loss of other freedoms. A convicted felon cannot hold certain professional licenses or be employed in the security field. Following an arrest for a criminal offense, contact a
Los Angeles criminal defense attorney before make any statements or answering questions regarding the allegations. Okabe & Haushalter are experienced criminal defense attorneys and successfully defend all types of criminal cases. We have featured a few of our main areas of practice below:
Have you been arrested for the unlawful possession of a controlled substance? Our firm handles all types of drug possession cases for our Los Angeles clients, including those that are facing charges related to marijuana that was meant for medical purposes, as well as other substances such as ecstasy, cocaine or heroin. Read more about drug possession…
Internet Sex Crimes
When a sex crime is committed over or using the internet, a defendant may be in danger of facing federal charges and severe penalties if convicted. In conjunction with our belief that every defendant deserves the highest quality legal counsel, we fight for the rights of those who have been accused of child pornography, luring a minor, and other similar offenses. Read more about internet sex crimes…
Punishable by time in state prison and hefty fines, a felony is the most serious type of crime that a person may be accused of committing. Some felonies are even punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty. For this reason, you need immediate and experienced criminal defense counsel in the face of a charge of this nature. Read more about felonies…
For those who have already been convicted of crimes and are now dealing with the burden of having convictions on their criminal records, we offer our skilled services in expungement. This legal process involves having a conviction cleared from one's record, where it can no longer affect employment applications and the like. Read more about expungements…
About Criminal Defense
Criminal convictions can result in harsh penalties that can include imprisonment, large fines, probation, community service, restitution, court enforced counseling and rehabilitation programs. Following are some of the different crimes that require criminal defense attorneys:
- Personal offenses - assault & battery, rape, sexual abuse, kidnapping
- Property offenses - fraud, theft, robbery, burglary, arson, carjacking, computer crimes
- Fatal offenses - manslaughter and murder
- Participating offenses - aid and abet of a criminal
- Drug offenses - possession, distribution, trafficking, manufacturing
In addition, individuals charged with a DUI need a strong defense from an aggressive team of experienced attorneys. All criminal offenses are serious crimes with significant consequences. Our attorneys have the knowledge and resources to defend clients facing serious criminal charges. From Mark J. Haushalter's former experiences working in a prosecutor's office, we can provide a defense with understanding of both sides of the law. A prosecutor must present evidence against an individual that proves beyond a reasonable doubt that a crime was committed.
Our unmatched criminal defense legal team assists in all types of offenses, including but not limited to DUI,
murder manslaughter / attempted murder,
white collar crimes,
appeals, and defending
Defense lawyers can challenge any evidence including arrest procedures, warrants, forensics, and witness or victim statements. Our lawyers fight to protect the rights of clients and provide an aggressive defense against all criminal charges. The goal of our attorneys is the best possible outcome for the clients considering the circumstances and severity of the criminal allegations. Make an appointment today for a consultation with one of our accomplished and recognized criminal defense attorneys.
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