Riverside Criminal Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Riverside, CA

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If you have been charged with a crime in Riverside, you should hire a criminal defense lawyer with specific knowledge about the laws of Riverside, CA.

In California there are sometimes variations between the procedural rules that apply in different courts. In addition, each local prosecutor might have a different agenda which would lead to that office prosecuting certain crimes more vigorously than other types of crimes. All of this could impact how you are prosecuted, and what chances you have of making a plea bargain.

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Riverside It is always best to contact a criminal defense lawyer sooner rather than later. Often times, the faster you can discuss your case with an attorney, the more protections you can get. Fighting the government by yourself is never wise.

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Many criminal defense lawyers handle both misdemeanors and felonies. Some lawyers also handle juvenile as well as adult criminal charges. For more serious charges, like multiple felonies and charges that count as "strikes" on your record, you'll want someone who specializes in these types of criminal cases. Luckily, LegalMatch has a variety of criminal defense lawyers who specialize in many different criminal fields. Use LegalMatch to help you find an attorney in Riverside, California for free.

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Life in Riverside


The City of Riverside is unsurprisingly the seat of Riverside County and home to numerous historical, cultural, and educational institutions. In fact, Riverside is called the "City of Arts and Innovation." The Fox Performing Arts Center is better known as the "Fox Theater" is best known for being the location for the first theater preview screening of the American Classic "Gone with the Wind." The Fox Theater was recently restored and reopened for a sold out Sheryl Crow concert. It's located in downtown near the California Museum of Photography, which boasts the most comprehensive photographic collection west of the Mississippi. The Riverside County Historic Courthouse is a historical and architectural attraction built in the "beaux arts" style. There are also a number of Queen Anne style homes in Riverside's Historic District.

Annual visitors come to Riverside for events like the Riverside International Film Festival, Riverside Air Show, and the Riverside Dickens Festival that campaigns for literary and community awareness. Other seasonal visitors include students attending the nearby institutions of higher education like nearby University of California at Riverside. UC Riverside is also the largest employer in the city with over 7,100 faculty and staff. California Baptist College, California Southern Law School, Riverside City College, and La Sierra University round out the other major colleges in Riverside. There are also a number of important courts in Riverside like the United States District Court, US Bankruptcy Court for Central California, Riverside Superior Court, and California Court of Appeals. You might guess there would be a number of knowledgeable lawyers in the area as well. Bakersfield actually offers a number of lawyers who specialize in more than Criminal, Bankruptcy, and Immigration cases. The bustling film industry in Riverside has brought a number entertainment and contract related lawyers to the city.

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