Santa Maria Criminal Defense Lawyer

Are you facing criminal allegations in Santa Maria?

When you are facing any type of criminal charges, you should always retain the services of a highly experienced Santa Maria criminal defense attorney with a proven track record for success. At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, our legal team has more than 50 years combined legal experience defending clients against all types of criminal charges ranging from petty theft to serious violent felonies. We have attended over 200 jury trials and we have helped hundreds of our previous clients get their charges dismissed over the years. When you are looking for criminal defense representation, you are going to need someone who you can trust your future with.

Criminal Defense Areas of Practice

Regardless of the circumstances of your case, you deserve to have your side of the story told loud and clear. We are highly adept at delving deeply into our clients cases and searching for holes in the prosecution's case. Whether evidence was illegally collected, or if eyewitness testimony is questionable, or if you lacked "intent," we will search for any mitigating circumstances that may help you achieve a greater case outcome.

Our firm can represent clients in all types of misdemeanor or felony charges in the state or federal courts. Whether you were arrested for DUI, or domestic violence, or assault, or battery, we can help. We can also assist clients, who have been charged with a drug crime, or a theft crime such as petty theft, or grand theft. We can provide excellent representation in traffic cases including hit & run, and we can assist clients who are facing charges for a white collar crime including mortgage fraud.

For sex crime cases such as rape, we will meticulously question the evidence against you including the testimony of the "supposed victim." We can also assist minors in juvenile crime cases, and we can help those contending with a federal crime allegation. For serious violent crimes such as manslaughter or murder, we will fight tirelessly to protect your future and your fate in every way that we can.

Santa Maria Criminal Defense Attorney

We are intimately familiar with mental health law, and how it may be used to our client's advantage in court. In some cases, we can use a prefile intervention to prevent formal charges from being filed to begin with. We can also assist clients in their probation violations cases, and those seeking anexpungement of their criminal records. No matter what you have been charged with, or are investigation for, we fight zealously for our client's rights and we will dedicate all of our efforts to helping you achieve a favorable outcome in your criminal case. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation with a member of our legal team!

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