Crimes of violence may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. A misdemeanor conviction can result in a sentence [...]
Nearly all criminal cases create an atmosphere of anxiety. If you have never been arrested, let alone charged with a criminal violation, there are many unpleasant things that will go through your mind. “Am I going to jail?”, “What possible penalties am I facing?”, “What will I tell my family or employer?”, “Can I fight this, what am I going to do?.” The road ahead can be uncertain and often leaves people feeling overwhelmed. The first step to overcoming any level of anxiety is to become properly educated about your case.
When you educate yourself with the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney, you empower yourself. Besides having a general awareness of the criminal charges you may be facing, you also need to know how these charges may affect your home-life, employment, or in certain instances, your driving privileges. It is important to be aware of the [...]
Jeff Armendariz has been exclusively practicing criminal law for over 16 years.
He graduated from Long Beach State in 1989, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Prior to his senior year in college, he was a legal intern for the Voting Section of the United States Justice Department in Washington, D.C. [...]