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Facing criminal charges?

Being arrested for a crime is a very frightening ordeal for the average person. You are likely to be very concerned about going to jail and paying high fines. You may be wondering what your legal options are and if there is anything you can do to beat your charges. A criminal conviction can and will affect all aspects of your personal and professional life. Whether you are facing misdemeanor charges or felony charges, a permanent criminal record can tarnish your reputation and damage your career. Fortunately, having the right Bellflower criminal defense attorney fighting in your corner can benefit you in numerous ways. The Law Office of James Mendez is a criminal defense firm that has successfully helped their clients obtain reduced sentences and penalties. They have even helped their clients get their charges dropped entirely.

An arrest can lead to a devastating criminal conviction, which would affect nearly every aspect of your life. A criminal conviction would not only mean a permanent criminal record, but it can mean a strike under California's "three strikes" law, and it could also mean incarceration, probation or parole, victim restitution, heft monetary fines, community service, and possible sex offender registration. What's more, a permanent criminal record could seriously damage your ability to gain employment, housing, educational loans and certain professional licenses. Many employers will not hire someone with a criminal record, especially in fields where cash is involved, or children, or merchandise that's for sale.

Hiring a reputable and aggressive attorney to represent you can have a huge impact on the final outcome of your case. Where a public defender may treat your case like just another case in the revolving door of criminal cases, at the Law Office of James Mendez, the attorney at the firm will treat your criminal matter with the utmost respect and dedication it deserves. With an attorney personally invested in your future, your chances of reaching a favorable case result are far greater than hiring a public defender.

Former Prosecutor and District Attorney

There is probably nothing more important to you than your freedom, your health and your family. For this reason, it's imperative that you retain legal representation from a law firm that is driven by results. Attorney Mendez is not only a criminal defense attorney; he also has experience as a former prosecutor and a Deputy District Attorney. This experience is priceless when it comes to negotiating with, or meticulously reducing the prosecution's case against a client. Their firm handles a vast array of criminal offenses ranging from: drug crimes, DUI, misdemeanors, felonies, hit and run, domestic violence and probation violations. They can also assist juvenile clients who have been charged with different types of juvenile offenses. If you want to know if you qualify for an expungement, they can help determine whether or not they may qualify now, or in the near future.

Criminal Defense Lawyer Proudly Serving Bellflower

The firm offers a free private consultation where they can listen to the specific of your case. They can provide you with the unwavering, dedicated representation that you need and deserve during this very difficult time in your life. They are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They also provide Spanish speaking representation, that way they can better serve the residents of the Los Angeles communities, including Downey, Whittier, and Compton. They are not here to judge you, no matter what types of charges you are facing, so take a moment to contact the firm!

If you or a loved one is presently facing criminal charges, contact a Bellflower criminal defense attorney from the firm immediately for compassionate representation.

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Areas We Serve
West Covina
Pico Rivera
East Los Angeles
Sylmar Juvenile Court
Van Nuys
San Fernando Valley
La Mirada
South Gate
Hacienda Heights
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Law Office of James Mendez - Downey Criminal Defense Lawyer
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