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Aggressive Defense from a Respected Criminal Lawyer

Criminal defense representation is a family tradition for us at Gibbons & Gibbons, A Law Corporation. Our attorneys share more than 60 years of combined experience and focus only on defending people who have been charged with misdemeanors and felonies. Our dedication and outstanding service have helped us build a strong reputation for legal excellence. We have a great success rate and are well respected in the judicial system as well as by our clients.

Gibbons & Gibbons is prepared to fight relentlessly in your defense, no matter how serious your charges may be. Our partners—not associates—handle our clients’ cases, so you can be sure that your case will be handled by experienced legal professionals. We are a trial firm and are always prepared to aggressively defend you before a judge and jury.

Schedule your free consultation today by calling (562) 372-6366 or contacting our firm online. Serving clients in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County and San Bernardino County.

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

Our lawyers can investigate every detail of your case in order to preserve evidence and to build the strongest possible argument in your defense. We always think outside of the box in order to come up with creative resolutions. Anyone in need of capable defense should speak with a member of our team to learn how we can handle any kind of criminal case.

  • Driving Under the Influence: Highway Patrol officers can only make a stop or arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) with proper evidence and grounds to do so. Our firm can investigate your (DUI) case to uncover police misconduct and have your case thrown out or your charges dismissed.
  • Drug offenses: From charges of marijuana possession to trafficking cocaine, our lawyers have the experience and the aggressive methods to fight your charges. We can give our full attention to defending you from the harsh penalties that come with a drug crime conviction.
  • Domestic violence: Accusations of domestic abuse are often made by nosy neighbors, frightened children, angry spouses, and others. Our attorneys can skillfully defend you and prove that you have not placed your loved ones in danger or caused them harm through violence or threatened violence.
  • Juvenile crimes: Minors are generally treated differently by the justice system, but it is vital that you retain a skilled juvenile defense lawyer to defend them. Otherwise, your child could have a damaging criminal record and may even be sent to a juvenile hall.
  • Gang crimes: Whether you’ve been arrested for committing a gang crime or for aiding and abetting a gang member who committed a gang crime, we can provide outstanding defense. Discuss your case with a trial lawyer at our firm.
  • Murder and manslaughter: Have you been arrested on charges of murder or manslaughter? Our attorneys know the law and your rights. We can build a strong case in your defense and fight relentlessly to have your charges dropped or your case dismissed.
  • Sex crimes: From indecent exposure to rape and child pornography, our lawyers can provide the aggressive and relentless defense that you need. We may also be able to reverse lifetime sex offender registration in certain cases.

FAQs About Los Angeles, California Criminal Law

When you are arrested for a crime, it is easy to be confused about what to do next. Many of our clients come to us with various myths and misconceptions about the criminal justice process, and it’s easy to understand why. The weight of the state is coming after them. At Gibbons & Gibbons, our Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers can provide answers to help you move forward with your case. You are not alone, and there is hope for your situation.

Call (562) 372-6366 now or contact us online to schedule a free consultation and begin planning an effective defense.

Below, you can find answers to questions our clients frequently ask. During your free initial consultation, we will discuss the law as it pertains to your situation so you can get a clear picture of what to do next. With more than 60 years of experience and thousands of cases handled, we have earned a reputation for results-driven representation. We are confident in our ability to protect your rights and help you through these challenging times.

Should I talk to the police?

No. Police officers routinely try to coerce people into talking. They threaten them with warrants and other dire consequences. All the while, they claim that they have their best interests in mind. Simply put, they don’t.

Do you handle state or federal criminal cases?

We take on the complexities of both.

Will you refer my case to another law firm?

No. Regardless of the severity of the criminal accusations, we handle all aspects of your case. In fact, we are particularly skilled in defending people charged with sex crimes and homicides in Los Angeles and Orange County.

What is arraignment?

It is your first opportunity to enter a plea of not guilty, guilty, or no contest. Pleading not guilty will lead to setting bail. Guilty and no-contest pleas go directly to sentencing hearings.

If I know I am guilty, do I even need a lawyer?

Yes. You are still entitled to an aggressive defense from an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who can get charges reduced or overturn them entirely.

What if I wasn’t read my Miranda Rights?

The most likely outcome is that your case will be dismissed. However, evidence obtained from your statement can still be used in court.

Will I be arrested for refusing to make a statement to the police?

No. You have the right to remain silent under the Fifth Amendment while being interrogated. If a police officer continues to pressure you to waive your rights, request that you speak to an attorney.

What if I refuse a chemical test after being pulled over for drunk driving?

Refusals have immediate and dire consequences, including automatic one-year suspension of your license and a possible jail sentence.

What happens at trial?

Prior to the start of trial proceedings, a jury is chosen with the requirement that they be fair and impartial at every step. Trials start with opening statements. From there, your lawyer will present evidence and members of the jury will determine if you are guilty or not guilty.

Before Talking to Police, Talk to Us

We are here to take your side and protect your rights. You don’t have to face your legal challenges alone. Contact an attorney at Gibbons & Gibbons to get started on planning your case.

Call (562) 372-6366 or contact us online to get started. We represent clients across Los Angeles in communities like Whittier, Bellflower, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Long Beach, South Gate, Bell, Bell Gardens, Paramount, La Mirada, Artesia, Pico Rivera, and Montebello.

Contact a Los Angeles Criminal Lawyer – Free Consultation

Gibbons & Gibbons is a family of attorneys dedicated to defending people who are facing all kinds of criminal charges. Whether you are facing time in jail for a misdemeanor or time in prison for a serious felony, we can give our full attention and energy to your defense. Our attorneys are respected by clients and the judicial system alike.

We have a strong reputation for personal service and excellent results. Request your free initial consultation today to discuss your case with us and learn how we can defend you against any criminal charge. Our lawyers do not stop working until your charges are dropped or your case is dismissed or favorably resolved.

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