HIGHLY QUALIFIED CRIMINAL LAWYER TO DEFEND A CHARGE OF EMBEZZLEMENT PENAL CODE 503
A skilled criminal defense lawyer with over 25 years of experience protects the rights of his clients and gets the best possible results for those suspected of embezzlement Penal Code 503.
Embezzlement is essentially an accusation that a person in a position of trust took money belonging to someone else, usually an employer or an organization they worked for.
HOW THE DEFENSE LAWYER HELPS HIS CLIENT GET OUT OF JAIL
Get Out of Jail: If the accused is in jail, there are several ways attorney Pflaum helps him or her get released before or during the first court date.
Post Bail: The release of the client can be accomplished by posting bail right away. The advantage is that the accused is released the same day; the disadvantage is the bail bond may cost a lot of money that is not refundable.
Request Release from the Judge: The release of the client can also be accomplished at the first court date by requesting from the court a release from custody without posting bail. This is also called a release on the client’s “own recognizance.”
The advantage is that there is no cost to pay for a bond; the disadvantage is that the accused must wait in jail until the arraignment or first day in court to get out of jail.
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HOW THE DEFENSE LAWYER HELPS BEFORE COURT
Contact the Prosecutor’s Office: The defense lawyer gets vital information about the case as soon as possible. This includes interviews with witnesses, assistance from the alleged victim, and additional facts about the arrest.
The lawyer then delivers this information to the prosecutor’s office as soon as possible. The goal is to persuade the prosecutor’s office not to file any criminal charges against the arrested person, or to reduce the charges.
HOW THE DEFENSE LAWYER HELPS DURING THE COURT PROCESS
The best defense for a case of embezzlement begins by getting to know everything about the client, including his or her present employment, background and standing in the community.
The defense attorney then turns his focus on the accusation of embezzlement and the evidence the police rely on to prove the case.
After analyzing the case, and reviewing the arrest reports, expert’s reports, accounting records, cash register records, witness statements, computer records, video and surveillance tapes if applicable, and any other evidence, the defense attorney appears in court to defend the case.
Plea Bargain: Depending upon the circumstances, the background of the accused, and other important factors, a plea bargain can be successfully reached.
Criminal Charges: The plea bargain is a vital part of the process in the criminal justice system that involves an agreement between the criminal defense lawyer, his client, the prosecutor, and the judge to dismiss or reduce the original criminal charges.
Punishment: The plea bargain usually includes an agreement about the terms of the punishment such as serving no time in jail, alternatives to serving time in jail, community service, and reduced fines.
Other Terms: There are usually many other terms and conditions that are the subject of a plea bargain that include educational programs, public work service, rehabilitation, community service, sex offender registration, payment of restitution (damages), counseling, and voluntary service.
An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what the best plea bargain should be and how to get it done right for his client.
If the plea bargain is acceptable to the client and the defense attorney, the case proceeds to sentencing in accordance with the plea.
If the plea bargain is not acceptable, the case continues in court and heads towards a jury trial.
Jury Trial: Trial by jury is the last step in a criminal case. A jury trial may be necessary to prove the accused is not guilty.
Defenses: The defenses at trial will depend upon the facts of the case, the evidence which usually consists of accounting records, paperwork, receipts, deposit slips, video surveillance tapes, and the testimony of witnesses.
Every case is different. Each client is unique.
Some of the more common defenses are the following.
- no motive
- lack of proof
- lack of criminal intent
- no proof of actual loss
- insufficiency of the evidence
- lack of witness identification
Call the right defender for help immediately
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