California criminal law and the criminal justice system are both very complicated and confusing. There are many terms, rules and processes to know and understand in order to successfully navigate the system. It is important that you work with an experienced criminal defense attorney if you are arrested for, or charged with, a crime in California so that you have someone on your side who truly knows all of the ins and outs of defending a criminal charge.
To help you and and your loved ones understand more about the basics of the California legal system and the process of defending a criminal charge, we are happy to provide the following criminal law resources. These articles are meant to be very high level overviews that address common questions about California criminal law. Not everything in these articles will apply to your particular circumstances. To better understand how the information in these articles applies to your situation, contact us for a free consultation.