In general, the juvenile justice system seeks to rehabilitate, while the criminal justice system aims to punish those who have allegedly committed crimes. As an adult in the criminal justice system, your freedom is seriously threatened, and if convicted, you may face jail or prison time.
At Gomez Law Firm, we have extensive experience representing clients in cases that range from misdemeanors, such as drug and DWI/DUI charges, to felonies, which carry serious penalties.
The sooner you retain a criminal defense lawyer to explain your rights and prepare your case, the greater the opportunity for an effective strategy to seek dismissal, reduced charges, drug rehabilitation, or other less severe alternatives. Selecting a skilled, experienced criminal defense lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will make.
Call for a free initial consultation regarding your criminal case.