Since 1971, a former Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice State of California, Sam Spital prosecuted cases in all State and Federal Courts through the California Supreme Court as well as the US Supreme Court. Since 1978, he has handled the defense of felony crimes throughout San Diego County.
A felony is a crime punishable by death or one or more years in State Prison or a Federal Penitentiary. Arrests must be based on probable cause. Although there is no simple definition of probable cause, the police must rely on what they believe to be good information. As your highest-rated San Diego Felony Defense Attorneys, at Spital & Associates, our felony criminal defense lawyers handle felonies including:
- Arson in San Diego County
- Armed Violence
- Assault crimes
- Drug Charges
- Rape — investigations and offenses
- Grand Theft Charges
- Kidnapping Crimes
- Domestic Abuse
- Domestic Violence
- Spousal Battery
- Robbery Charges
- Terrorist Threats
- Internet Sex Crimes
- Grand Theft Auto
- Attempted Murder
- White Collar Crimes
There are nine basic proceedings in a felony case, and Spital and Associates will represent you through all of them. We have experience guiding clients through each of the following phases:
- Arraignment of felony offense
- Bail Review Hearing
- First Readiness Conference or Disposition Conference or Setting of Preliminary Hearing
- Preliminary Hearing for felony crime
- Arraignment on the Information
- Pretrial Readiness Conference
- Motion Hearings filed by our law firm
- Judge or Jury Trial Sentencing
If you or a family member or friend is being investigated for, or has been arrested or charged with any misdemeanor or felony, whether Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery, Burglary, Grand Theft, Kidnapping, Carjacking, Rape, Robbery or Murder, or Hit-and-Run, contact us at 619.583.0350 or send an e-mail now so that we can help.
8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108-1642
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.