South Gate Criminal Defense Attorney
South Gate California Criminal Defense
Getting arrested for a criminal offense or DUI in South Gate may be one of the scariest times of your life. Having an experienced and confident South Gate Criminal Defense Attorney by your side is paramount to making this trying time go as smoothly as possible.
It’s imperative that your criminal defense team begins working on your case immediately, to mitigate supposed evidence that might incriminate you.
At the Law Offices of Seppi Esfandi, we believe in defending the rights of South Gate no matter how serious of a crime you were alleged to have committed. Your future is important and we’re here to protect it. Here’s an entire list of the all California Crimes We Have Successfully Defended.
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What We Promise
- Aggressive, creative & effective defense strategies
- Defense by a top 5% Criminal Law Expert
- Over 16 years of legal expertise
- A consistent track record of results
- Constant Communication and Availability
- Treat You as a Family Member
Each and every client and case is important to us. Whether defending a client against a California DUI (driving under the influence) charge or fighting for a defendant’s freedom from an alleged violent felony crime, our criminal defense team takes their job seriously and we work together as a team to create dynamic, aggressive defense strategies that win cases.
Why a Criminal Law ‘Expert’?
Seppi Esfandi is not your average criminal defense attorney. He’s also an Expert in Criminal Law. What is an expert? An expert is one of only 70 hand-picked attorneys and is ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in the greater Los Angeles area. Esfandi was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the UCLA School of Law.
We Handle All Criminal Cases
Whether you are facing Federal or California state charges for DUI, theft, burglary, violent, or RICO, 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.
To get started with your representation, please contact our office right away. There is virtually no criminal case we cannot handle.
Call Now 310-274-6529, for a free consultation.
Need Help Getting Out of Jail?
After being booked you will be required to make a court appearance. If the incident was a serious felony then you will likely appear before a judge for arraignment within 48-hours of being booked. If the incident was a minor crime like a misdemeanor then you will likely be arraigned within 2 to 3 weeks.
For more information, please visit our page How to Get Someone Out of Jail in South Gate.
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.
One of Mr. Esfandi’s specialties is 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.
A criminal arrest is not something you should or can take lightly. Not only do you stand to face a number of legal penalties, but you could also face other consequences as well. We represent people accused of misdemeanors, felonies and infractions in South Gate, and throughout Los Angeles County.
Call Now 310-274-6529, for a free consultation.
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How to Win Your Case
We cannot stress enough that you read, understand and follow these 10 basic rules if you are criminally charged or under investigation:
- Don’t ever talk to the police
- Do not discuss your case with anyone
- Everything you tell your lawyer is confidential
- Tell police you need to contact your attorney
- Never consent to any search by the police
- If the police knock on your door, don't answer!
- Realize the consequences of a criminal conviction
- Your lawyer (not you) will contact any witnesses
- Information on your cell phone is evidence
- Early Intervention is the key