We handle just about any type of crime, but some of our more common cases include:
From trafficking to simple possession, we work to clear your name of any drug charges against you. Many individuals who are accused of drug possession and trafficking are simply struggling with an addiction, and need assistance, not jail time. If you need to defend against San Diego drug charges, call our office today.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Law enforcement take drinking and driving very seriously. For this reason, the penalties of such are often quite serious—including jail time, hefty fines and a license suspension. If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI offense, it is imperative to take action quickly.
Unlawfully taking another’s property, ideas or identity for personal gain or monetary purposes is considered a theft crime in San Diego. Theft comes in many different shapes and sizes, and is punishable according to the nature of the charges.
Charges of domestic violence can be among the most difficult to face. A simple misunderstanding could have led to charges such as this, and without help from a criminal defense attorney you may be facing long sentences and harsh ramifications that can last a lifetime.
In the state of California, sex crime accusations are taken very seriously. Unlike other crimes where the accused can pay their debt to society and move on, those who are accused of sex crimes are often treated like they are guilty until proven innocent even if they have done their time. Don’t let a false accusation of a sex crime ruin your life.
When a group of people are allegedly going to attempt to commit an illegal act, these individuals may be charged with the criminal offense known as conspiracy. This crime can only be charged when a group of people is the alleged perpetrator, and not when just an individual plans to commit these crimes individually.
What is criminal mischief? This offense is known to be criminal acts of alteration, destruction or damaging of property or possessions, including vandalism and graffiti. Talking to a criminal defense attorney immediately is your best option when facing these charges.
Leaving the Scene of an Accident
While leaving the scene of an accident is a serious accusation and can be tried criminally, It is often the result of a misunderstanding on one of the parties. You may have been told by the other party that it is alright to leave or may have left for an emergency reason; either way, you will need help from an attorney.
Violent offenses, such as assault, armed robbery, and homicide, are very serious crimes in the state of California that are treated with urgency and aggression by the prosecution. If you are facing charges of violent crimes, you can guarantee that the prosecutor will seek maximum penalties.
White Collar Crimes
Many criminal acts relating to crimes of money, politics or business are classified under white collar crimes. Charges such as these will most likely go hand in hand with a criminal investigation, especially if you are facing charges of embezzlement, forgery, fraud, identity theft or racketeering.
Facing off against a federal prosecutor is serious. Federal crimes include ones that violate federal law or cross state lines. If you are accused of a federal crime, you need a federal crime lawyer with experience.
The Cruz Law Office, APC
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If you have been charged with a criminal offense, don’t go to court alone! Call us for help. Protect your criminal record! Your case will be handled from investigation to trial. We make the law work for you.
If you have a pending San Diego criminal case or investigation, call Mr. Cruz today at (619) 717-2233 to schedule your free consultation. Attorney Cruz will meet with you personally to give you a case evaluation.
Legal Disclaimer: Nothing in this website should be taken as legal advice for an individual case or situation. The information is intended to be general and should not be relied upon for any specific situation.