State and Local Criminal Defense

State and local criminal charges or investigations in Los Angeles and Orange County – whether from your local district attorney’s office or the California Attorney General – can be one of the most stressful experiences of your life, with potential consequences that may impact your life in the present and future. The complexity of the criminal justice system and the fear of the unknown can be overwhelming. Attorney Scott Tenley has the necessary experience to navigate Los Angeles and Orange County’s complex legal system and provide strategies tailored to your specific case and legal issues. With Scott by your side, you gain a zealous advocate who understands the severity of your situation and is committed to fighting for the best possible outcome.

What Does a Los Angeles and Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

A criminal defense attorney is critical in defending accused individuals’ legal rights and best interests. As your lawyer, Scott would provide a wide array of tasks that would help position you to succeed in a criminal case, including:

  • Initial Consultation
  • In-depth Case Assessment
  • Investigation of Claims
  • Formulation of Defense Strategies
  • Negotiations with Prosecutors
  • Representation in Court Hearings and at Trial

A skilled state and local criminal defense attorney is invaluable because of their experience with all aspects of the criminal justice system, allowing for efficient and effective advocacy. Scott understands each state and local law’s nuances, ensuring that all available legal avenues are explored.

Penalties Facing Criminal Defendants

In Los Angeles and Orange County, the penalties for state and local criminal offenses can be severe and life-altering in the present and future. Some of the common penalties for criminal convictions include substantial fines, probation, community service, and prison time. A criminal record can also impact your ability to secure employment, housing, professional licenses, and other governmental rights.

The potential severity of the penalties facing criminal defendants further underscores the importance of consulting with an experienced litigator, at the very least. Scott is well aware of the high stakes his clients face in a criminal case and approaches each case with the dedication needed to help minimize or avoid the potential negative impacts on your life.

Call Scott Today

The criminal legal process is complex, and the stakes are as high as any in life. Scott will stand by you every step of the way, from the initial investigation to the final resolution of the criminal matter, and work to protect your rights. Call now to discuss your case if you or a loved one is facing criminal charges.