Robert M. Helfend is a criminal defense attorney who has more than three decades of experience fighting for the rights of the accused in Encino. 

He has successfully defended more than four thousand cases during that time, with his legal expertise ranging from simple drug possession to major felony charges and federal crimes. 

Rated by SuperLawyers, Lead Counsel and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Mr. Helfend brings a deep understanding of California law to every case he takes on. He is also known for his careful attention to detail, which helps him make quick decisions when it comes to defending clients against all types of criminal charges.

Call for your free case evaluation – 800-834-6434.

Experienced criminal defense in Encino

When you’re charged with a crime, the stakes are high. If convicted, you could face jail time, heavy fines and other penalties that can permanently damage your reputation and future prospects. That’s why it’s crucial to work with an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows the law inside out and can help you build a strong case.

An experienced defense lawyer who knows the courts and law enforcement in Encino will know how to negotiate with prosecutors, how to challenge evidence against you and how to make sure your rights are protected every step of the way. 

They’ll also have a deep understanding of the court system and how to use it to your advantage. So, if you’re facing criminal charges, don’t hesitate to contact a qualified defense attorney today.

Practice areas

Robert M. Helfend defends both state and federal crimes. This includes:

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Serving courthouses, police stations and jails throughout Encino

Mr. Helfend serves all of the courthouses throughout the San Fernando Valley, including:

  • Van Nuys – 1440 Erwin Street Mall, Van Nuys, CA, 91401

He also meets clients at police stations and jails in the Encino area, including:

  • Van Nuys – 6240 Sylmar Ave., Van Nuys, CA, 91401
  • West Valley – 19020 Vanowen St., Reseda, CA, 91335

What to look for when interviewing Encino defense attorneys

If you are in need of an Encino criminal defense attorney, look for one who specializes in the area where your charges are. For example, if you are facing federal charges, look for an attorney who specializes in federal law. You can also search online for criminal defense attorneys in your area. 

The next step is to read their website carefully and go through their biography. They should provide information about what they have accomplished in the past and how they will defend you when you hire them. 

Next, reach out to them with any questions that you may have. This can help you get a read on the attorney’s communication style and whether you would feel confident working with them on your case.

If you are in need of an Encino defense attorney, call today to see if we might be a good fit for you – 800-834-6434.