Is Probation an Option?

Rather than having your license revoked (outright termination) or suspended for a lengthy and/or indefinite period of time, Spital & Associates seeks to obtain the most desirable disposition of your case. This may result in a period of probation — possibly three to five years.

During probation in a state board license case, there may be a suspended or stayed penalty, which might in some instances include supervision or monitoring by the state board.

However, the Terms and Conditions of an administrative law matter can vary widely and certainly can make a substantial difference in the outcome. For example, enforcement fines can vary tremendously between agencies and within the same agency.

Having over 39 years of experience as a former Deputy Attorney General and Defense Counsel in private practice along with our superb and relentless negotiation skills, we know what Terms and Conditions as well as fines are reasonable and appropriate and not excessive; your team of highly credentialed California Professional License Attorneys and forensic experts are thereby able to obtain a result our clients can be confident is not only fair but “win-win” for them.

When you are the subject of disciplinary action, you are vulnerable to a license violation and, if this occurs, you face the consequences of an actual suspension or revocation of your professional license. Hence, when retained by clients, we will prepare and present the most comprehensive and compelling written arguments to the Board seeking to obtain licensure for applicants, to dismiss claims that are baseless, and to minimize any penalty being sought by the State. For those individuals that have been the subject of a prior disciplinary action, we will reduce or terminate probation as early as possible.

Contact Us

Are you under investigation for professional misconduct? Are you at risk of losing your professional license? Contact us today for more information about our firm and the administrative law process.

Visit our license defense website to learn more about how we defend people facing licensing law issues.


Main Offices
8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108-1642
Telephone: 619-583-0350
Fax: 619-583-1850

Banker’s Hill Associate Office
1901 First Avenue, Suite 138
San Diego, CA 92101

Downtown Associate Office
Of Counsel – Bill O’Connell, Esq. 
110 West C Street, Suite 1300
San Diego, CA 92101-3978

Associates available 24/7.
Call (619) 583-0350 or send us an e-mail.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

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