Of all cities with a population of 20,000 to 100,000 in California, Rancho Santa Margarita is ranked the safest. While this is good news for Rancho Santa Margarita residents and visitors, the local police take a zero-tolerance stance regarding crime – even for first-time offenders.
Scott C. Thomas is a Rancho Santa Margarita criminal defense attorney with more than 12 years of experience handling all types of criminal cases, from misdemeanors to felonies. He has a proven track record of success in getting charges reduced or dismissed altogether.
If you’ve been arrested or are under investigation for any type of crime, we invite you to contact our law office for a free consultation. We understand that being accused of a crime can be a frightening and stressful experience, and we will do everything we can to help you through this difficult time.
Aggressive Criminal Defense in Rancho Santa Margarita
California Criminal cases have a few different possible outcomes. The best possible outcome is that charges are never filed. If charges are filed, the next best outcome is to have them dismissed.
The third possibility is to go to trial and be found not guilty by a judge or jury. The fourth possibility is to be convicted and sentenced to jail or prison time, probation, and/or a fine.
No matter your case’s circumstances, we will work tirelessly to get the best possible outcome for you. Our goal is always to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed, but we are prepared to take your case to trial if necessary.
We have a proven track record of success in Rancho Santa Margarita criminal courts, and we will put our experience and knowledge to work for you.
Types of Criminal Cases We Handle
We represent clients who have been accused of all types of crimes, including but not limited to:
- DUI and DWI Defense
- Drug Crime Defense
- Violent Crime Defense
- Fraud and ID Theft Defense
- White Collar Crime Defense
- Sex Crimes
- Probation Violations
- Domestic violence
If you have been charged with any type of crime, we can help. We understand the California criminal justice system and know how to navigate it effectively. We will fight for your rights every step of the way.
Out Approach to Criminal Defense
We understand that being accused of a crime can be a very stressful experience. We will do everything we can to help you through this difficult time. Our goal is to get the best possible outcome for your case and to help you move on with your life.
We are aggressive in our approach to criminal defense, but we also understand the importance of providing our clients with compassionate and personal service. We will always return your phone calls and keep you informed about what is happening in your case.
We will never make promises we can’t keep, and we will never pressure you into making a decision you’re uncomfortable with. Our only goal is to help you through this ordeal and protect your rights.
Schedule a Free Consultation with Our Rancho Santa Margarita Criminal Defense Attorney
If you have been accused of a crime, we invite you to contact our law office for a free consultation with a Rancho Santa Margarita criminal defense attorney. We will review your case and advise you of your rights and options. Call us now at 949-945-2085 to get started.