Compton Criminal Defense Lawyer
Criminal Defense Against Criminal Charges
Are you under investigation for a criminal offense, or have you already been arrested for a crime? Whether you are under investigation or if you have already been arrested, it's extremely important that you obtain legal representation at the onset of your case. The sooner you have a Compton criminal defense attorney handling your case, the better your chances of overcoming the charges against you. A criminal conviction is very serious, whether it is for a misdemeanor or a
felony offense. Having a permanent criminal record can destroy your reputation and your professional career. A criminal record would make it increasingly difficult to obtain employment, housing and educational loans, thus affecting your livelihood.
Criminal Defense You Can Trust
Individuals who face a criminal conviction are at risk of incarceration, heavy fines, community service, victim restitution, probation, or parole. How would a criminal conviction affect your life and your family? Would you be able to keep your job if you were sent to jail? Attorney Mendez has extensive experience in defending clients faced with all types of criminal charges. As a former prosecuting attorney and Deputy District Attorney, he has the knowledge and experience you need to effectively challenge the prosecution's case against you. Throughout the years, he has helped his clients get their charges reduced or dropped entirely. In every case he takes on; he strives to reduce the amount of penalties that his clients are subjected to. Furthermore, he will search for any errors made by law enforcement, or any violations of your rights that may get the evidence suppressed and the case ultimately dismissed.
The firm is proud to represent those who are facing criminal charges in Compton and the greater Los Angeles area. The legal team can handle various types of criminal cases including: DUI,
theft crimes such as shoplifting,
burglary and robbery. The firm can also handle
drug crime cases involving possession, sales, manufacturing, cultivating, importation and trafficking. Their criminal defense areas of practice also include
hit and run,
domestic violence, as well as other
If you need assistance petitioning for an expungement, they can help you determine your eligibility and move forward from there. Regardless of the circumstances of your case, having a former prosecuting attorney by your side will give you the greatest advantage in your criminal case. Attorney Mendez knows how the prosecution thinks and acts, and he uses this unique insight when negotiating with the prosecutor and the judge. Whether your case is better served by a plea bargain, or if a dismissal of all charges is possible, your best interests will be strongly protected throughout the legal process!
Criminal Defense Serving Compton
The City of Compton has a reputation for crime, and that's all the more reason why you need help from an aggressive criminal defense attorney. Law enforcement may have already made up their mind about you; therefore, you will need a tough attorney fighting on your behalf. The last thing you want is to have your fate sealed by the legal system which isn't necessarily on your side. The Law Office of James Mendez has defended countless cases over the years, and they have helped people just like you walk away from their charges. They will not treat your case like its trivial; instead they will give you the attention and care you need to get through the criminal process. Their staff provides both English and Spanish speaking representation, so contact the firm for an aggressive criminal defense that you can trust! They serve clients throughout Downey,
To fight your charges, you are urged to contact a Compton criminal defense attorney from the firm to schedule your initial consultation!
Compton Resource Links
Criminal Defense Info Center
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