Goleta Criminal Defense Attorney

Charged with a crime in Goleta?

If you live in the Goleta area and are facing criminal charges, you are probably extremely concerned about what the future will bring. The criminal justice system in California is a tough place to be caught; the penalties imposed in a conviction can be extensive, often including jail or prison time, fines, court fees, mandated treatment classes and other punishments. At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, we are committed to providing the highest quality defense counsel to the criminally accused throughout the Goleta area.

Our criminal law defense team has over 50 years of combined legal experience, and has achieved many notable victories in very difficult criminal cases. We have served at over 200 jury trials, and have achieved hundreds of case dismissals for our clients. We have an AV rating, "preeminent" in our field. Our exceptional court record and success is a result of our tireless work and personal belief that each person accused of a crime has the right to a powerful defense. We urge you to contact a Goleta criminal attorney from our firm quickly if you are facing charges.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Goleta

Our firm is recognized for their outstanding results in criminal defense and should be contacted immediately if you are facing charges. We represent those accused of federal crimes, DUI, vehicular manslaughter, and all types of misdemeanor and felony offenses. We defend our clients in the most serious criminal charges, including murder, three strikes crimes, felony and misdemeanor drug crimes such as possession, distribution, and medical marijuana cases of all types.

If you are interested in pursuing an expungement, we can quickly get the process into motion. We represent individuals in the Goleta area in all types of internet crimes, serious traffic crimes, hit and run, as well as fighting for the rights and interests of young people accused of juvenile crimes. If you are facing charges involving violent crimes such as assault, battery, or domestic violence, it is imperative that your defense is initiated immediately after your arrest. California lawmakers have increased penalties for crimes of violence, and our early involvement in your case is an important issue. We also represent those facing charges in probation violations, sex crimes including rape, theft crimes such as robbery, burglary, petty theft, grand theft and others, as well as white collar crimes, such as mortgage fraud, credit card fraud or identity theft. If it will be an advantage for our client, we can act quickly in a prefile intervention to attempt to get the case dropped, charges reduced or other advantage.

Contact a Goleta criminal defense attorney from Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP at once if you are facing criminal charges, either felony or misdemeanor.