Santa Maria Criminal Defense Lawyers Protecting Your Rights

The Frederick Law Firm offers you aggressive criminal defense representation in the event that you are accused of or investigated for a criminal act.

Criminal charges are serious business. Convictions can lead to jail, fines, the loss of various rights and extra challenges in finding employment or applying for professional licenses. To help protect your rights, you will need a dedicated and experienced criminal defense attorney representing you throughout the legal process. Our experienced Santa Maria criminal defense attorneys will leave no stone unturned to get you the best results for your case, whether that involves aggressive defense at trial, steadfast efforts to obtain the best possible terms for a plea bargain, or effective negotiations to get authorities to drop certain charges altogether.

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorneys Handling Cases In Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Lompoc and Beyond

The skilled criminal defense lawyers of the Frederick Law Firm provides committed representation for a wide variety of criminal law allegations and hearings, including those involving:

  • DUI / Drunk Driving
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Infractions
  • Theft
  • Assault & Battery
  • Drug Offenses
  • DMV License Revocation Hearings
  • Domestic Violence
  • Restraining Orders

Do not make the mistake of trying to represent yourself. In order to protect your rights, you will want to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer if you become a suspect in an investigation – even if you have not been formally charged with an offense.

Skilled Santa Maria DUI Attorneys For Your Defense

Even a first time offense in California can bring serious penalties to a criminal defendant. If you are convicted of a DUI or drunk driving offense, the penalties for a first-time DUI in the state can include up to:

  • Six months in jail (with a mandatory minimum of 48 hours)
  • A $1,000 fine (with a minimum of $390)
  • A six-month license suspension

…plus, an additional driver’s license reinstatement fees and attendance of a mandatory drug & alcohol treatment program among other potential penalties.

Should you ever be arrested for or accused of a DUI, you will want to obtain experienced legal defense counsel right away.

Contact Effective Santa Maria Criminal Defense Counsel Today

If you are facing criminal charges or are the subject of an investigation by law enforcement, contact the Santa Maria criminal defense lawyers at the Frederick Law Firm today for strong, dedicated, and aggressive representation.