Seppi Esfandi

Santa Clarita Criminal Defense Attorney

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The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer

A criminal arrest can be an uncertain, frightening experience for both the arrested and their loved ones. Whether charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, you can face penalties and ramifications that may follow you. Beyond the legal consequences, the reputation gained when someone’s been convicted can remain on their criminal record and affect your career, family and freedom for the rest of your life.

What We Offer

Clients choose the Law Offices of Seppi Esfandi because we offer:

  • A consistent track record of results
  • Defense by a top 5% Criminal Law Expert
  • Over 16 years of legal experience
  • Aggressive, creative & effective defense strategies
  • Affordable Payments
  • Constant Communication and Availability

The Law Offices of Seppi Esfandi prides itself on providing quality legal representation, not on quantity. This means each case is treated with the level of attention it deserves.

We Handle All Criminal Cases

We don’t shy away from any case, whether you are facing a misdemeanor, felony, federal or state charge, we have the skills, experience and judgment needed to help you avoid the upending experience of facing a guilty verdict and a jail or prison sentence.

Have a look at the list of crimes we handle.

Free Consultation

The first step is to call us with a confidential call, explaining some details about the case. We will ask you specific questions that will help us get an understanding of where the case stands. We can assist in bail bonds, if needed and if you retain our services, we will start working on your case immediately. But the first step is to call.

Call Now 844-776‑5291, for a free consultation.

Early Intervention

The earlier you retain counsel the better, because there is something called ‘Early Intervention”.  Early intervention refers to the time between a defendant being arrested and their charges being filed. Seppi Esfandi is an expert at contacting the prosecuting agency and convincing them that there is insufficient evidence to successfully prosecute. By utilizing an early intervention expert it’s possible to have a case dismissed without any effect on one’s criminal record.

Arraignment

At your arraignment you will be informed of the charges against you and will be asked enter a plea of either: guilty, not guilty, or no contest.  During arraignment the judge will also determine the specifics of your bail, or grant you permission to leave on your own recognizance.

Following your arraignment you will be asked to appear at a later date. The second meeting will be the Pretrial Conference.  During this meeting your criminal defense lawyer will discuss the details of your case with the district attorney in an attempt to resolve the issue without going to trial.  If a deal can be struck then your sentencing will commence. On the other hand, if the two sides cannot come to a ‘deal’ then your case will go to trial.

Why a Criminal Law ‘Expert’?

Seppi Esfandi is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who is an Expert in Criminal Law. He is one of only 70 hand-picked attorneys to hold this coveted distinction and is ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in Los Angeles. Esfandi was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the highly revered UCLA School of Law. He has experience defending an array of crimes including, but not limited to: DUI, fraud, sexual offenses, juvenile cases and theft.

Call Now 844-776‑5291, for a free consultation.

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