Bakersfield Criminal Defense Attorney
Protecting Your Rights 24 Hours a Day
As unfortunate as it is, it is those who are already serving in the legal
system who know who the good lawyers are. If you have come to our website
and are looking for a Bakersfield criminal defense lawyer you have come
to the right place, a trusted place. We are your best hope in a justice
system that regretfully is not always just. With a combined total of over
30 years of experience in criminal defense, the Law Offices of Kyle J.
Humphrey can provide you with the expertise that you need to achieve the
most successful outcome possible to your criminal case.
Our Areas of Expertise
If you have been charged with driving under the influence for the first
time, gaining an understanding of the
DUI process is an excellent way to start becoming proactive about your situation.
Whether this is your first time or you have
multiple DUIs, your safest answer is an experienced attorney. You have certain rights
when you are stopped by police which includes how
breath and blood tests are administered.
A person convicted of a sex crime is considered a "sex offender"
and is required to be listed on state and federal sex offender registries.
This can seriously affect many aspects of your life.
Internet sex crimes can have the same consequences.
Drug crimes can include the
distribution of illegal substances. The substances include illegal drugs such as marijuana,
cocaine and heroin; but, prescription medications can also fall under
Most people are familiar with the crime of "hacking" (gaining
access to a computer illegally), but there is a very broad range of crimes
that can be committed on the internet. Moreover, the internet world is
relatively new and the laws governing it are constantly changing and evolving.
Federal laws and state laws are enforced under federal courts and state
courts. A California attorney is not necessarily knowledgeable and experienced
in trying federal court cases. If you have been charged with a federal
crime, you want to make sure the lawyer you retain is competent in litigating
Under the United States Constitution, all citizens have the right to bear
arms. It is not as simple as that sounds when it comes to firearms. There
are many other factors that come to play regarding the laws concerning
the possession and use of firearms.
The last thing a parent wants for their child is for a mistake made in
youth to hinder them into adulthood. With the expertise of a knowledgeable
attorney, it is often possible to keep a youth's record expunged of
earlier errors in judgment.
Theft crimes involve the taking of money or property which doesn't
belong to you. Depending upon the value of the thing taken, the severity
of the crime will be either a misdemeanor or felony. The penalties vary
for both, but either will result in complications for your future.
Conviction of a violent crime will most likely result in a severe penalty.
If you have been charged with
battery or any other violent crime you should urgently seek the counsel of an
experienced criminal defense lawyer.
White Collar Crimes
Although "white collar crimes" can cover a broad range of crimes,
they normally would involve a crime committed by use of deceit with the
motivation of financial gain. Scams and frauds fall under this category
as do insurance fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion and money laundering.
The various crimes that fall under the category of child abuse carry severe
judgments under California law. If you have been charged with child abuse,
you need someone in your corner, fighting for you to ensure your rights
Search and Seizure
The 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution gives us certain basic
rights against state or federal police officers accessing our homes, businesses,
papers and effects to seize evidence of a suspected crime. There are,
however, circumstances where this is allowed under the law.
What is "The Criminal Process"?
There is a step-by-step process laid out according to law that must be
followed when someone is suspected of a committing crime. At each step
of the process, whether you are guilty of a crime or not, you are covered
by certain rights and protections. A criminal defense attorney will ensure
that your rights were not violated at any step and, if they were, will
aggressively fight on your behalf to have the charges dropped if possible.
What are your rights?
The purpose of law is to protect the rights of those individuals living
under that law. Laws were also written to protect people from the improper
enforcement of law and false accusation of crime. A good criminal defense
attorney exists to ensure your rights, when charged with a crime, are
protected and you receive the full benefits of the law.
Contact a Bakersfield criminal defense lawyer
today, at the Law Offices of Kyle J. Humphrey, to help you in your criminal