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Riverside Criminal Defense Attorneys

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The Miller Law Firm
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Garri M.
Verified review

Not that long ago I had a rough experience with the campus police department. Due to the fact that I was late to one of my classes I irrationally decided to use a disabled placard. After I returned to my car a police officer was waiting for me. The ticket which he issued stated that it was a misdemeanor. I was devastated and did not know what to do. A few weeks later when I decided to request some quotes from criminal defense attorneys. Unlike the rest Christopher did not mention a very high price and offered to arrange a meeting on Saturday. It was important for me to find an experienced attorney, because at that time I was in the process of acquiring my citizenship. As a result of his diligent and outstanding job, on the day of my interview there was nothing in the Court system regarding my ticket. Hence, the officer conducting the interview did not bother including this ticket to the application, because she read a letter explaining the issue (which could potentially have an impact on my case, possibly denying it). I am very glad that my family hired Chris. He is always polite, professional, and patient. I will definitely refer everyone who needs criminal defense. If you want the best service, do not waste your time looking for it elsewhere. Thank you again Chris and best wishes.

McCready Law Group
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher M.
Verified review

Zack is a fellow attorney in OC that I've known for years. He is tough as nails and a no non-sense guy. He is incredibly persistent in pursuing motions and never lets th DA's off the hook. I really admire that. That's what you need in a defense attorney in OC because so many attorneys here are weak and not aggressive. Not Zack. He is thorough, knowledgeable and experienced.

Law Office of Ann Gottesman
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Ron P.
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Amazing criminal defense attorney who fought for me and really showed caring for my case and ME as a human being! I was wrongly charged with a spousal battery misdemeanor and Ms. Gottesman kept me updated on every update, even on weekends and evenings. In addition, Ann doesn't act like she is in a rush to get off the phone or impatient. She always had time for me even when I had a lot of questions! Ann is a lawyer with a good heart and she is a lawyer because she wants to help people--not because she wants money. That is why I call Ann Gottesman a "gem" of a lawyer. I doubt there are many like her. SHe was respected in court (my case was in West Covina) and in the end she got my domestic violence charges dismissed on the day of trial. Thank you Ann for saving my reputation and my job!

Law Office of Jimmy Cha
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Roy G.
    Verified review

    I was being charged with a DUI with an injury. I was really on the fence about getting a lawyer due to everyone having different opinions about them when it comes to a criminal case. Not only am I glad I got a lawyer, I am glad that I chose Jimmy Cha to represent me. I have heard the horror stories others have had when it comes to lawyers, yet my experience was everything but that. Jimmy was straightforward from the get go. Never promising anything he couldn’t do, and ultimately fulfilling his goal that he set from the beginning about my case. I was looking at 6 months in county jail, due to the circumstances of my case. Not only did I not spend one day in jail, I was able to complete community service instead of jail time. The relationships Jimmy has built at North Court in Fullerton allowed him to personally speak on my behave to the district attorney and the Judge about my case. That was ultimately the deciding factor to cut me the deal I got. I would personally recommend Jimmy to represent anyone who gets into trouble, and plan to work with him again to expunge this from my record.

    • 28 years in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Karen S.
    Verified review

    Our experience with Michele Ferroni was excellent and while we hoped for dismissal accepted the next best offer the prosecutor made and Michele negotiated with him. We highly recommend her for criminal legal service. J Akins

    OCLaw
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 16 years in business
    Brad J.
    Verified review

    Brad Jensen worked as one of four full time members of the Los Angeles District Attorneys Office who helped actually convict the Menendez Brothers for the shotgun killings of their parents. He is very good with judges, prosecutors, court staff, witnesses and anyone in a position to help him help you get the best possible plea bargain or result. He has helped me and many others who I have referred to him regardless of the criminal charge he is an attorney you want by your side.

    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Daniel A.
    Verified review

    Sharon acted quickly getting my case on calendar moments after I called her... She is super sweet look forward to refer her to everyone I know

    • 25 years in business
    Natasha S.
    Verified review

    Richard handled my boyfriend's underage DUI case beautifully. He handled both the DMV and Court side. He got my boyfriend a restricted license instead of a suspended license and reduced the charge to a wet reckless instead of a DUI. His fee was very reasonable too!

    • 7 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Michelle L.
    Verified review

    Elliot Zarabi us ON the JOB From the outset, Mr. Zarabi was quick to respond to my inquiry regarding my legal issue. He gave me the rundown on what to expect going forward. He also informed me of all of what he would do during the entire process. Very personable and understanding of my predicament. As bad as I felt, he was very reassuring and made me feel comfortable with the process. I highly recommend him to anyone needing assistance with when confronted with a DUI.

    Nate E.
    Verified review

    John was a total pro. Stayed in contact at every turn and made it easy to get through the process.

    Law Office of Ray Dinari
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 24 years in business
    Alexander H.
    Verified review

    I was falsely accused of Battery on a female and a (technically true) Retraining Order Violation and subsequent Probation Violation by my ex-wife. I had initially retained another lawyer, and quickly realized that she wasn't going to be able to help someone suffering from the degree of manipulation I was dealing with. In a previous episode with the same woman, I lost custody of three children for having admittedly poured about 2 or 3 ounces of beer on her hair. In that instance I was arrested for Domestic Violence and made the horrendous mistake of talking to the police ( I had NO idea it was illegal) and pleading guilty. The loss of custody emotionally and financially devastated me and I was in the process of losing my house, job and security clearance (along with my dignity and self respect for a period of time) as a direct result. My now Ex-wife wanted to reconcile and I eventually gave that a chance. When I saw it going wrong (She wants a child of her own, and mine are not welcome in "her" house) I asked her to go back to her apartment and life, so she lied (AGAIN) and had me arrested falsely claiming I kicked and hit her. When I met Ray Dinari I was in court firing my previous attorney and asking for a PD. The judge essentially insisted that I speak to his Panel Attorney Ray, and that was the best thing that's happened to me since my nightmare began. In a matter of days, the Battery charge was dropped before I even got to court, Ray had followed up very thoroughly with the investigator and prosecutor, and the probation violation and restraining order violation penalties had been reduced from 20 days of Cal Trans and two convictions to one minor infraction and my original probation will soon be dropped and original conviction expunged! I have now regained my dignity and self-respect, a fighting chance to regain my security clearance, keep my job and home, and regain custody of my children! My life may not be completely restored, but I'm far better off than I could ever have imagined. After many bad experiences in custody court I had become very, very bitterly discouraged with many aspects of our legal system, Ray's integrity, honesty and effectiveness has restored a tremendous amount of faith in our legal system for me.

    Law Office of Andy Miri
    1.0
    from 1 review
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      I'm a top-rated defense attorney in Orange, LA, SB, and RS counties. I'm a criminal defense attorney handling all misdemeanors and felonies -- theft, drug charges, robbery, burglary, sex offenses and murder.

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      We defend cases, including driving under the influence, DUI drugs, domestic violence, drug crimes, theft crimes, assault and battery, white collar crimes, bribery, forgery, violent crimes, sex crimes, hit and run, public intoxication, vehicular manslaughter, arrest warrants, probation violations, weapons charges, traffic violations, DMV hearings, and felonies and misdemeanors.

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      I am a criminal defense attorney with 17 years of experience. I am a DUI expert and handles domestic violence arrest defense and drug cases.

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      Craig A. Harbaugh is a criminal defense attorney with more than 15 years of trial, appellate and habeas experience. His practice focuses exclusively on federal and state criminal defense. Mr. Harbaugh has handled a variety of criminal matters, including drug trafficking, sexual assault, child pornography, battery, fraud, computer crimes, and immigration offenses. He has done the following services related to representative matters: * Successfully litigated high-profile extradition matter and ultimately convincing the U.S. State Department to withdraw the extradition request in a kidnapping-for-ransom conspiracy. * Obtained acquittal where client was charged with sexually abusing three separate complainants. * Successfully reversed murder conviction on appeal. * Secured dismissal of all charges and winning two key pretrial motions in a drug trafficking case carrying a 15-year mandatory minimum sentence. * Obtained three-year sentence in complex drug conspiracy where client originally faced a 20-year mandatory minimum sentence. * Convinced a prosecutor to dismiss charges involving an interstate drug trafficking conspiracy offense through aggressive litigation of pretrial motions. * Obtained probation for a client accused of defrauding the United States of hundreds of thousands of dollars. * Secured acquittal in a case involving assault of an Internal Revenue Service agent. * Convinced a prosecutor to dismiss charges in an Internet stalking case. * Obtained dismissal for an undocumented client accused of assaulting an immigration and customs enforcement officer. * Successfully litigated habeas matter resulting in the setting aside of defendant's murder conviction. * Obtained acquittal in a rape case. * Negotiated a misdemeanor charge and a probationary sentence in a large-scale fraud case originally involving multiple felony counts.

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      We are a law office specializing in criminal defense and family law matters. I am a former Orange County deputy district attorney.

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      We take the time to listen to people issues and come up the best strategy to help them solve their legal issues Listening to people issues and coming up the best strategies to help them solve their legal issues

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      If you're encountering criminal charges, your freedom is likely at stake. You require an advocate. That is where we come in. Call us for a free initial consultation. We offer assistance in: * Domestic violence * Drunk driving - DUI * Federal crimes * Traffic violations * Theft * Drug dealing * Juvenile law * Sex crimes * Assault and battery

      • 24 years in business
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      Tedford & Associates provides its clients with a flexible approach adapted to the particular needs of each case. After a thorough review of your new case, we will develop a strategy and approach to deal with the unique issues presented in your case. Mr. Tedford’s criminal trial experience has included cases where his clients were charged with murder, attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of controlled substance with intent to sell, and a variety of other criminal offenses. He is very experienced with both federal and state court cases. Here are just a few letters received from clients of Tedford & Associates, following the conclusion of their matter: • Testimonial #1 Mr. James Tedford, May I again express our appreciation to you for so very ably representing my son Scott in his recent arrest and charge. You obviously represented him with excellence and good judgment, and we are very much appreciative of your good work. You came highly recommended to us by Mr. N-----, and when Scott and I first met with you, we easily came to the conclusion that you would represent Scott very well. I have also written a note of appreciation to Mr. N----- for directing us to you, and I indicated how very pleased we are with your services. Sincerely, V.F. H- • Testimonial #2 Dear Mr. Tedford, Re: Case Number------------- Booking Number----------- I want to thank you for the superior work and the marvelous outcome regarding the above referenced case. I believe you correctly analyzed the key points of the complaint and carefully planned a course of action to defuse it. The results were not only a complete dismissal, but also an approved petition to “seal and destroy” any records regarding the incident. In addition, your fee was fair, and you were always available to me. I felt that you handled the case with great integrity, and I wanted to put my thoughts and feelings in writing to you. I hope to never again be in a position to need this kind of representation, but I can certainly strongly recommend your services to others who find themselves in need of professional legal counsel. Thank you and the very best to you. Sincerely, Michael --------

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      I handle the defense of all criminal matters in state, federal and juvenile courts. I particularly handle DUI and DWI defense in court and with the DMV. I have been an attorney for 10 years, have made several thousand court appearances. I pride myself on personal service, and aggressively defending my clients to achieve the results they need.

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