The Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea is an experienced criminal defense firm that provides legal counsel and skilled representation in criminal cases. If you are facing criminal charges, a Coachella Valley criminal defense attorney can discuss possible defense strategies that can be used in your case and the best way to challenge the prosecution's evidence.
Attorney Joseph Rhea is a dedicated criminal defense lawyer and among the Top Lawyers of the Year every year from 2010 - 2014 according to Palm Springs Life Magazine. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University and was a former deputy public defender in Monterrey County and in Indio. He will prepare a comprehensive, hard-hitting defense when fighting the charges against you. With over a decade of successful legal experience, he understands the difficult situation you may be in and the many ways that it can affect your life.
If you have been arrested for a crime while visiting the desert, you will be facing penalties such as incarceration, fines, driver's license suspension and asset seizure. The severity of the offense will determine whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony, but a conviction in either type of case could result in jail time. Offenses involving violence are considered especially serious, and will be vigorously prosecuted. Attorney Rhea knows what to expect from the District Attorney's Office, and will build an aggressive defense to help you avoid a conviction. Any weaknesses in the prosecution's case will be used to seek a reduction in charges or case dismissal.
Attorney Joseph Rhea offers criminal defense representation in many different kinds of cases, including DUI, the DUI process, and challenging DUI breath & blood tests. He provides legal advocacy for charges of vehicular manslaughter, arrests for drug crimes including possession, sales, and marijuana offenses, in addition to internet crimes, sex crimes and theft crimes; violent crimes such as domestic violence, white collar crimes and traffic offenses.
Contact a Coachella Valley criminal defense lawyer for vigorous and determined representation if you have been charged with a crime.
Visitors charged with crimes such as drug offenses and DUIs at local festivals such as Coachella Fest and Stagecoach can rest assured that the only lawyer in the state of California with a doctorate from Harvard University, Attorney Joseph T. Rhea, will handle your case discretely and with a view to minimizing any legal consequences that may potentially affect your academic and/or professional future.
Our promise is to always keep you informed on the status of your case and the results of any actions the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea takes. You may contact the Law Office at any time by phone or email, and expect a prompt response.
“Mr. Rhea was extremely knowledgeable which, without a doubt, was the reason the Judge dismissed my case without any fines, probation, etc. Additionally, his vast knowledge helped lay out all the scenarios which helped relieve my anxieties. He was extremely prompt and reliable which made working with him a pleasure. I would highly recommend Mr. Rhea’s services to anyone and everyone.” – Former Federal Drug Possession Client