Santa Monica Criminal Defense Attorney

Robert M. Helfend

If you've been accused of a crime in the Santa Monica area, call my office today. For more than 30 years, I have helped clients in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas who are facing serious criminal allegations. Whether you have been charged with murder, a sex crime or an offense related to medical marijuana, I can stand up for you in court and make sure that your rights are protected. After an arrest, lawyers may have tried to tell you that they can guarantee the outcome of your case. This is not true. At my firm, I am committed to always being honest with my clients, not making false promises and disappointing them in the future.

I cannot guarantee the outcome of your case but I can guarantee that I will always strive to give my clients the best legal representation that I can offer. I doesn't matter what kind of crime you've been charged with – I can help. To see what I can do for your criminal defense case, call my office today or fill out a free online evaluation form. When I understand the specific circumstances surrounding your arrest, I can help you create an effective and aggressive case strategy to give you the upper hand in court. With a skilled defense attorney handling your case, you can have peace of mind that your case is in good hands.

Defense in Santa Monica, CA

Located in Los Angeles County, Santa Monica is a beachfront city on the Santa Monica Bay. Santa Monica is located right next to Venice and is known for its many celebrity residents and affluent neighborhoods. The population in Santa Monica is made up of a single-families, renters, young professionals, students and surfers. As of 2010, 89,736 people lived in the area. The city is named after Saint Monica of Hippo because the area was visited on Saint Monica's feast day by Spaniards. Santa Monica is a resort town and has become increasingly tourist-centered since the 1980s.

Santa Monica is rich in culture and home to many tourist attractions. The Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome is a carousel and considered a National Historic Landmark. The carousel is located on the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica is home to its Civic Auditorium – a popular music venue that used to hose the Academy Awards. Additionally, Santa Monica is home to its own museum of art, the California Heritage Museum and the Angels Attic toy and dollhouse museum. Every year, the city hosts the Santa Monica Film Festival.

Defense Practice Areas

In the past, I have helped clients facing federal child pornography charges, domestic violence, identity theft, and other crimes. In the United States, federal crimes (such as antitrust violations, money laundering, tax crimes and social security fraud) are taken very seriously by the United States. I can help you combat allegations of a federal offense. It doesn't matter what type of crime you've been accused of; I have established myself as a dependable, reliable and trustworthy legal advocate. I have decades of experience helping people facing many different types of criminal allegations. Let me put it to work for you.

Finding the Right Defense Attorney

If you're facing charges of a criminal allegation and feel like the evidence is stacked against you, you may wonder if a defense attorney can really help your situation. You don't have to feel overwhelmed. Facing a criminal charge is difficult, but you don't have to feel alone. Criminal allegations and criminal convictions are not the same thing, and a charge doesn't mean that you will be found guilty. Without the help of a skilled defense lawyer, you may not be able to establish your innocence in court. That's why I'm dedicated to helping people like you fight for their rights in the courtroom.

Even if you are innocent, you still face the possibility of a criminal conviction. If convicted, you will be subject to the same punishment and penalties as anyone else. A criminal defense attorney can help you understand the legal process so that your stand the best possible chance of obtaining a favorable case outcome. To learn more, call my office today. When you contact me, I can help you understand your legal options and together we can begin working on a strategy to get you the favorable case results you need and deserve.

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