Writs and Appeals

Writs and Appeals

If you are convicted of a crime after a jury trial, you have a right to appeal the judgment of the court. You may also have a right to appeal in certain limited circumstances if you pled guilty before trial. There are two kinds of appeals: direct appeals and writs. A direct appeal is always taken directly after the lower (trial)

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Arrested?

Being questioned by the police, arrested, and charged with a crime is a scary, harrowing experience -- and a very unfamiliar one for most people. What do you do now? Who do you talk to? Who can you trust? Your future is at stake. The decisions you make are important ones, and you are probably being bombarded by dozens of

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What Happens During a Criminal Case?

What Happens During a Criminal Case?

Everyone who has a criminal case should understand the time element involved. All cases start with an arraignment. This is a brief court hearing where you will be asked to plead either guilty or not guilty. In some misdemeanor courts, you may be offered a plea bargain at this time. However in most instances, you will be

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Experienced Criminal Trial Lawyer

Experienced Criminal Trial Lawyer

Charles Mashburn is a veteran of more than fifty criminal jury trials. Mr. Mashburn is highly knowledgeable in jury selection, comfortable in front of a jury, and has extensive experience in making powerpoint, video, and electronic media presentations to trial juries. Mr. Mashburn believes that the key to winning trials is in

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Free Consultation

Free Consultation

The Law Office of Charles Mashburn does offer a free consultation and evaluation of your criminal legal matter. A free consultation will help you make an informed decision to hire the right attorney to handle your legal matter. If the person with the legal matter is out of custody, then that person should be present for the

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California Criminal Lawyer

California Criminal Lawyer

Aggressive, experienced representation in the criminal courts. Charles Mashburn handles state and federal criminal cases in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and by special arrangement in San Diego, Ventura, Santa Barbara and Kern Counties. Mr. Mashburn can also handle cases in Northern

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Attorney

  • Charles Mashburn Mr. Mashburn has been an attorney since 1989. He spent his early years representing governmental agencies and large financial institutions in civil real estate cases. During this period Mr. Mashburn handled more than a thousand trials, both long and short cause matters. In 1996 Mr. Mashburn established the Law Office of Charles Mashburn, and decided to focus his activities on criminal defense. Since 2000 Mr. Mashburn has been a member of the Los Angeles County Indigent Criminal Defense Appointments program. Mr. Mashburn is a veteran of more than fifty criminal jury trials, Having won a large number of not guilty verdicts, Mr. Mashburn believes that meticulous, proper preparation is the most important part of handling any criminal case. In addition to his trial experience, Mr. Mashburn has an extensive background in handling writs and appeals, and has been published by the California Court of Appeals in Slavin v. Trout, 23 Cal. Rptr. 2d 219. ATTENTION: Someone recently scraped or copied the content of this site. If someone using my name or photo asks you for money over the web, PLEASE BE ADVISED: I DO NOT ACCEPT WORK, RETAINERS OR MONEY IN ANY FORM FROM ANYONE UNLESS I MEET THEM IN PERSON AND THEY SIGN A WRITTEN RETAINER AGREEMENT IN MY PRESENCE. Read More

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is for informative purposes only, and is not intended to be legal advice or to be construed as legal advice, and no attorney-client relationship is formed as a result of anyone merely reading the content of this site. The content of this website is intended as general information only, and is not intended to address any specific case or situation. If you have a criminal case, you should consult an attorney regarding your specific case. Lawyers are prohibited by law from guaranteeing results in any case, and the information herein, including but not limited to any hypothetical cases described herein, is not intended as any kind of guarantee or warranty. While the Law Office of Charles Mashburn has made its best effort to present accurate information in this website, the law is constantly changing, and the accuracy of information on this site cannot be guaranteed.

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