Arrested? You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight for your freedom.
It can be tempting to think that your innocence will be enough to protect you – that you do not need experienced representation. The law, however, is confusing and without a knowledgeable lawyer on your side, you can find yourself stuck. Get me involved and you will be confident knowing that I will fight to defend you.
I will seek out any defense option to assist in fighting for an acquittal. I take the time to review every aspect of the evidence, and pursue the various options when contesting the prosecutor's evidence. There are a large number of cases that could be successfully defended if the evidence is reviewed and evaluated. Challenging lab reports, police reports, aggressively cross examining witnesses and seeking other evidence is all part of my daily business. I urge you to contact me as soon as possible after the arrest so I can immediately get into action in the defense of your case.
Thomas Papez Criminal Defense Services:
When a criminal case is over, there are some instances in which a favorable outcome was not achieved. We are not afraid to give you a second chance. By helping you to appeal the previous decision, we can help you to readdress the case and fight for a better result.
If successfully convicted of arson, you could find yourself facing penalties that include up to nine years of jail time, depending on the circumstances. If it is determined to be aggravated arson, the penalties could be up to life. At our firm, we will fight tooth and nail to defend you.
Assault & Battery
When charged with a criminal offense as serious as assault and battery, it can be daunting to know where to turn. I know how frightening it can be to have your future on the line. We encourage you to consult with us to discuss your case.
If criminally charged and placed in jail, you might not have the money you need to bail yourself out. I can help you deal with the amount the court set for the bail – working to reduce the amount so that you can walk free from jail until the day of the trial.
Convictions relating to burglary are nothing to take lightly as penalties include time spent in a state prison. It could also count as a "strike" on your criminal record. We know how important it is to have a clean record – I will fight for you.
It is an unfortunate truth, but many times, heated arguments will lead to wrongful accusations of domestic violence. No matter whether the wrongful accusation stems from jealousy, fear or the desire to gain the upper hand in a family law case, if you've been accused, you need serious defense.
Due to their prevalence throughout the nation, drug-related offenses remain a top priority for many law enforcement. If you have been charged with possession, manufacturing or trafficking, it is in your best interests to get me in your corner to protect your rights.
It is illegal in the state of California to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration over 0.08% or if you are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs of any kind. If you're found to be driving under the influence, you could be facing serious charges and life-altering consequences.
If convicted, you will find that the mere existence of the blemish on your criminal record could prove to be more than a mild inconvenience. In some circumstances, there is the possibility that you will be able to expunge the crime from your record. I will be able to look at the circumstances and determine whether or not you are eligible. If you are, I can help you pursue it.
While crimes that are persecuted on the state level are nothing to laugh at, they are not the level of severity as federal crimes. These crimes tried on the federal playing field will have higher penalties and will put more at stake. I'm not afraid of the added complications and are fully prepared to take on even the most complex and trying of cases.
The criminal act of fraud pertains to a white collar crime with serious repercussions. Typically carried out in a business or professional setting, this is a crime that will profoundly impact your future. People might question your trustworthiness, your honesty and morale – making it difficult to uphold personal, professional and other relationships.
Our state has complex laws regarding the use, ownership and possession of firearms. If you find that you are being accused of being in violation of one of these laws, it is very important that you get serious legal representation that you can trust to protect your best interests.
While facing criminal charges on your own is frightening enough, it is even more difficult to find your child facing criminal accusations. You need a heavyweight in your corner when facing something of this nature – someone that you can trust to protect your best interests in every possible way .
In some cases, if you are successfully convicted, you could find that the state will revoke your license. This is especially true in cases involving drunk driving. Losing your license is not only inconvenient – it could be detrimental, making it difficult to get to work, perform needed errands or transport your family from place to place. You can trust that I will fight to help you keep your license.
A branch of manslaughter, medical manslaughter involves an accusation of homicide that involved negligence in the medical field. An example would be a nurse who misread the prescription and gave too large of a dose to the patient. This type of charge is serious and could not only impact your freedom, but could also further bar you from participating in your profession.
A misdemeanor is a criminal charge that is typically viewed as less severe than a felony. It is important to remember, however, that just because it is not a felony does not mean that it is something to take lightly. Misdemeanor charges, such as petty theft, could severely impact your future and could leave you with a permanent blemish on your criminal record.
One of the most frequently utilized penalties involves putting a defendant on probation. Many of the laws regarding probation, however, are complex and can be confusing if not fully explained. It is important that you get a lawyer involved if you're being accused of violating your probation as this could result in your penalties being raised.
If you have been accused of rape, it is likely that you are frightened, confused and unsure of where to turn. I am not daunted by complex cases of this nature – you can rest assured that I will do everything that I can to protect your rights and your future.
In many domestic violence cases, the alleged victim will seek a restraining order to keep the defendant from contacting them. This can restrict the defendant from returning home, from going to work or from even talking to their children. If you are looking to remove your restraining order, get me involved. I can help you cut through the process as quickly as possible.
Robbery combines both violence and theft – resulting in stiff penalties for those who are successfully convicted. If you have been criminally charged, you should not hesitate to get the involvement of an experienced attorney. At our firm, we know what is on the line – I will fight for you.
The taking of personal property that belongs to another is considered to be a serious crime with serious penalties. No matter whether you're being accused of theft that involves a small misdemeanor such as shoplifting or if the charge is more serious, such as carjacking, you need an equal amount of serious criminal defense.
If a warrant has been released in your name, such as a court order for your arrest, it is highly encouraged that you do not hesitate get a lawyer involved. I am well-versed in dealing with complications of a warrant and will help you to move through them as painlessly and effectively as possible.
Criminal cases involving guns, firearms and other weapons are taken extremely seriously by the courts. It is highly encouraged that if you are dealing with a criminal matter such as this that you do not hesitate to get me involved. We know what is on the line – you can be confident knowing that I will fight for you.