A graduate of the Whittier College School of Law, Eduardo Paredes practices in criminal and immigration law in Fresno and Los Angeles, California. Attorney Eduardo Paredes has represented clients in a number of criminal and immigration law cases, including, those involving immigrants arrested and charged with crimes.
Oftentimes people think that jail time is the most that an accused faces when charged with a crime. However, besides the loss of freedom, a criminal conviction will likely have other consequences. This includes the consequence of bring deported and excluded from the United States. This consequence is a serious one because it may cause the division of the accused family’s if after the accused serves their time in jail, they will be subjected to removal from the United States.
In order to effectively defend the accused of the adverse consequences of a criminal offense, it is necessary to rely on the aide of a attorney who is experienced in representing clients in criminal as well as immigration proceedings because, often times, the most lasting effect of a criminal conviction will be the effect that it has on the accused’s ability to remain in the United States. Therefore, the successful defense strategy will take into consideration the immigration status of the accused as well as consider all possible options resolve the criminal case in a manner where the accused will still be able to remain in the United States.
Additional consequences include the loss of the right to own or possess a firearm, the exclusion from serving on a jury, some offenses may require life-time registration with local law enforcement which will be public information available to the community at large, there is also the consequences that the accused may suffer in search or keeping their employment.
The accused is entitled to have attorney representation at all stages of the criminal case. It is imperative that the accused get in contact with an attorney as soon as they are arrested. Attorney Eduardo Paredes has successfully defended defendants in all phases of the criminal proceedings which has resulted NOT GUILTY VERDICTs for murder cases, sex abuse cases and criminal cases.
(310) 855-9444 (LOS ANGELES)
(559) 225-9999 (FRESNO)