In addition to potential jail time, probation or fines, those convicted of a crime may face the loss of significant assets. A skilled criminal defense lawyer in Fresno can explain what asset forfeiture is and when it may be triggered.
Public opinion of criminal defense attorneys continues to fall. Celebrity trials, sex scandals, and the never-ending bad news cycle has casted the profession in its darkest light ever. The decline is unfortunate.
I am not techincally a criminal defense attorney. The term "criminal" is a conclusion. It implies guilt. True, many are eventually found guilty. But categorizing the profession as "criminal defense" puts the cart before the horse a bit. To be more specific, I am a constitutional defense attorney, and proud of it.