Santa Paula Criminal Defense Lawyer
Legal Assistance in Santa Paula
Are you facing criminal charges? A Santa Paula criminal defense attorney at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP can provide you with legal advice and representation in any criminal matter. The firm has a top AVVO 10/10 and Martindale-Hubbell AV rating. We have successfully represented many clients over the years, and can discuss defense strategies that can be used to fight the charges you are facing.
Attorney Jeremy Lessem is highly skilled in challenging evidence in a criminal case, including ballistics, DNA and the results of chemical tests. He is a professor at Alliant International University, and a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Attorney Joshua Newstat served as a public defender, and is the current president of Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association. He received a special award from the association for his contributions to the criminal justice system, and is known for his long-standing commitment to protecting the rights of the persecuted.
Our firm has over 50 years of combined legal experience, and has represented clients in many different types of criminal cases, including misdemeanor, felony and federal crimes: violent crimes such as assault, battery and domestic violence; DUI, vehicular manslaughter, murder, offenses involving the three strikes law, and drug crimes such as possession, distribution and trafficking. We also provide vigorous legal advocacy for clients accused of Internet crimes, tax fraud, traffic crimes, hit and run, and juvenile crimes, along with sex crimes, sexual assault, theft crimes and white collar crimes. We can answer any questions you have about your legal situation, prefile intervention, breath and blood tests, DMV hearings, probation violations and warrants. We also offer legal counsel regarding medical marijuana laws and mental health law. If you are seeking criminal defense representation, an attorney from our firm can review your case and discuss your legal options so that you fully understand your legal situation.
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Retaining the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney is one of the best actions you can take when you have been arrested for a criminal offense. The penalties for a guilty verdict in a criminal case will depend on the seriousness of the charges, and can include jail time fines, license suspension, asset seizure and court-ordered alcohol or drug treatment. Your life will never be the same following a guilty verdict, even in cases involving misdemeanor crimes. Our firm understands the severe consequences that can result from a conviction, and we will fight hard to prevent a guilty verdict.
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