Sacramento County Criminal Defense Attorney

Being charged with a crime can markedly damage your reputation, and if you are convicted of the crime and have a record, your entire life can change. If you have a criminal case in Sacramento or Marin County, one of the experienced criminal defense attorneys from Mason Law is here to answer any questions you might have and assist with your defense.

Long-Term Effects of Convictions

Criminal convictions can have different effects, depending on your circumstances. Landlords might perform background checks and refuse to rent to someone with a certain criminal history. While California has enacted protections against using criminal records in hiring, some employers will perform a background check if you have a conditional offer of employment. If a company believes that your conviction will impact your job performance, they can deny you the position.

Convictions might also affect:

  • College or university acceptance, scholarships, or athletic opportunities
  • Professional licenses
  • Child custody or divorce cases

If you have a license suspension from a conviction, it can also affect your ability to work certain jobs or even to simply take your children to school.

Too many people think they can save some money by not hiring a criminal defense lawyer, when in reality, a resulting conviction is much more costly than they might imagine for years to come.

Reach Out to a Marin and Sacramento County Criminal Defense Attorney Now

The outcome of your criminal case can have long-term impacts on your life. This means that it is critical to avoid a conviction on your record – even a misdemeanor offense – whenever possible. If you are arrested or facing charges, connect with an experienced criminal defense attorney from Mason Law now to schedule a consultation. We can discuss options in your case and begin building the strongest possible defense to avoid a conviction.