While it is true that everyone makes mistakes, this fact is of little comfort when you have been arrested. An arrest could compromise your job, your social and familial relationships, reputation, literally life as you've known it.
Since the government has the power to take away your liberty for a mandated period of time, possibly for the rest of your life, a vital first step after an arrest is to seek the counsel of a Palm Springs criminal defense lawyer who understands the courts and laws of our region. Criminal defense is definitely an area of the law you do not want to face alone or try to handle without assistance. No matter what the charge, a DUI, drug crime, internet crime or domestic violence, a professional criminal defense attorney will offer a free consultation.
In the criminal justice process the following are the steps you can expect to happen and the advice a seasoned desert defense attorney offers:
Every step of the way, a competent local attorney is vital to the successful conclusion of your case. Attorney Joseph T. Rhea has spent ten years defending the rights of the accused in the Palm Springs area. He worked with a top criminal defense firm in San Francisco prior to moving to the California Desert region, and is the only criminal defense trial lawyer in the state of California with a doctorate from Harvard University. As a former Deputy Public Defender, he knows first-hand the importance of friendly and aggressive local representation to achieve the best outcome in each client's case. He has tried and defended hundreds of cases in state and federal court. You can count on Attorney Rhea for personal service to help you defend your rights and protect your future.
Contact a Palm Springs criminal defense attorney today to help you fight for the best outcome in your case.
“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