General Criminal Defense
Our experienced criminal defense lawyers represent professionals, individuals, and businesses that are under investigation or charged with crimes in Sacramento and throughout Northern California. Our firm’s criminal defense practice includes three attorneys who are listed in Best Lawyers in America for criminal defense.
At Rothschild Wishek + Sands LLP, we understand that facing criminal prosecution is difficult and frightening. Our attorneys bring the skill, experience, and expertise to help you through the process, whether you have been wrongfully accused or have made an uncharacteristic mistake.
Anyone can require a criminal defense attorney. Criminal prosecutions don’t just happen to the poor or uneducated, or to career criminals or violent offenders. People charged with crimes are real people with real jobs and real families. At Rothschild Wishek + Sands LLP, we represent people from all walks of life who find themselves accused of criminal conduct. We also understand that the processes of law enforcement and the courts can be both terrifying and confusing, and we make sure to explain the process and keep you fully informed as our attorneys work on your behalf.
Our criminal defense attorneys represent individuals and businesses being investigated for or charged with a wide range of crimes, including:
- Theft offenses
- Sexual misconduct
- Homicide and murder
- Vehicular homicide/manslaughter
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Domestic violence
- Internet crimes
- Firearms offenses
Whether circumstances led to a violation of the law or you have been wrongly accused of a crime, professional legal representation by an experienced criminal defense attorney is essential to protecting your civil rights and liberties. Our attorneys assess the evidence in your favor, analyze the strength of the government’s case, and provide advice on the best course to follow in a given situation, whether it involves entering a plea bargain or mounting an aggressive defense at trial.