Assault with a deadly weapon
CA Penal Code 245 is a “wobbler” crime which can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor. Our goal will be to show that you were falsely accused, acted in self defense or did not show the required intent.
CA Penal Code 273.5 defines this crime also known as domestic abuse or spousal abuse. We help our clients get restraining orders lifted and charges dropped to avoid problems with family and employment.
Clients often ask us whether it makes sense to hire a DUI attorney. The answer is almost always yes. If you don’t fight these charges, you face substantial fines, a permanent criminal record and increased insurance rates.
Whether you are charged with simple possession, possession for sales, drug trafficking or cultivation, our legal team will help you. A motion to suppress evidence, if granted, can result in a dismissal.
With CA Penal Code 503 or embezzlement accusations, our goal is to get the charges dropped in the pre-file stage before your reputation is damaged. We negotiate with employers to work out civil compromise arrangements.
If you have a criminal record, in most cases we can help you clean it to give you a fresh start and make it invisible to future employment background checks.
IF you are facing federal criminal charges, you’ll need an attorney on your side who knows the nuances and specialized rules of federal court.
Grand theft refers to stolen property or services that are valued above $950. Keep in mind that, unlike petty theft, which is a misdemeanor, Grand Theft is a wobbler which means it may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony.
hit and Run
Hit and Run in California can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending upon whether there was property damage only or also bodily injury. Either way, our goal will be to negotiate dropped charges.
California has legalized medicinal use of marijuana, yet recreation use and sales are illegal. We will help you navigate the confusing marijuana law and work to avoid a criminal record through diversion programs.
The attorneys at Spaulding & Campi have successfully helped client accused of petty theft by every major Sacramento store including Fry’s, Ikea, Target, Best Buy, Costco, Walmart and others.
If your probation officer has accused you of violating your probation we will investigate and then represent you at your hearing to get your probation reinstated.
Child Pornography Possession
If you are found with even just a few child pornography images on your computer, you can face serious consequences which include sex crime registration. We will fight to help you avoid jail and stay off the registration list.
Do not leave the outcome of your case in the hands of an inexperienced attorney. Led by Harvard attorney, Michelle Spaulding, Spaulding & Campi Criminal Attorneys are experts in representing clients charged with child molestation and child sex offenses
Sexual Assault and Battery
Even a relatively minor unwanted touching can result in a criminal sexual assault charge which can lead to sex crime registration if not properly defended. These cases are defensible and we have been successful winning dismissals.
Prostitution and Solicitation
Penal Code 647b states that an individual who is 18 years or older that solicits or commits prostitution can be charged with a misdemeanor. We discreetly fight these charges, in order to protect your reputation and avoid a criminal record.