Life is what happens when you are not paying attention. Sometimes, ordinary people find themselves is criminal situations without clearly understanding what happened or why. The possible effects of a felony criminal conviction include the possible loss of employment, family, friends, personal property and perhaps freedom. If you find yourself on the wrong end of a criminal investigation, it is absolutely critical to obtain the best legal representation you can find.
In the Diamond Bar, California area, the law firm of Raiser & Kenniff is one of the very best criminal defense firms in the Southern California area. With over 70 years of experience successfully defending individuals in criminal cases, our firm has established a sterling reputation for fighting the good fight and coming out on top.
In the United States of America, every individual is “presumed innocent until proven guilty.” This is much more than a catch phrase. This is a legal concept that is fully supported and defended by the attorneys practicing criminal law at the law firm of Raiser & Kenniff. We also believe that every individual is entitled to a competent legal defense. Each of our distinguished attorneys are dedicated to protecting these basic rights for our clientele.
As ordinary individuals, our clients are simply not prepared to deal with many aspects of the American legal system, which is one of finest, yet most complicated in the world. Handling of the law, courtroom etiquette and trial procedures are best left for experienced litigators to manage. Any mistake made during a criminal trial can have devastating results for unsuspecting defendants. With decades of experience behind us, our attorneys know their way around the entire legal system. They know how to provide an effective defense no matter the circumstances. They are also effective at negotiating equitable plea agreements when that becomes the most logical solution to a criminal matter.
The most important thing that the law firm of Raiser & Kenniff tries to provide is protection of individual rights. Prosecutors are in the business of obtaining convictions on behalf of the government. Defense attorneys are in the business of assuring that prosecutors fairly present the evidence and act in good faith at all times. If a defendant’s rights are violated leading to a wrongful conviction, the legal system fails everyone involved. At Raiser & Kenniff, we go above and beyond the call of duty to assure this doesn’t happen.
During your initial consultation with one of our attorneys, it is critical that you provide us with any and all details regarding the case. The attorney-client relationship is privileged, meaning anything shared with us by the client is completely confidential. By providing us with an honest assessment of the situation, you will help us determine the best course of action, and allow us to prepare the best possible defense. In so many cases, the outcome is determined by the effectiveness of the defendant’s attorney to represent his client’s side of the story. When our attorneys head into a courtroom, they are well prepared and armed with the facts necessary to put on a proper defense to try and secure an acquittal.
Because of our firms stellar reputation, we have been able to establish a strong professional relationship with many judges and prosecutors in the Los Angeles/Diamond Bar area. Through these relationships, we are able to deal in good faith when aggressively seeking to have all criminal charges drop before trial. If a case goes to trial, we will put on a defense designed to represent the best interests of our client.
For your part, you need to make sure you have an attorney present before you answer any questions asked by members of law enforcement. This is one of your most important Miranda rights that should have been read to you at the time of arrest. By protecting your own rights, you provide us with a good starting point to begin your defense.
At Raiser & Kenniff, we understand the seriousness of the situation. Our attorneys have had experience as prosecutors, academics and top flight defense attorneys. By contacting our firm, you are acting to secure an elite defense team with an impressive resume of success at litigating criminal cases.