White Collar Crimes in the State of California

The Law Offices of David Chesley have helped many clients who were charged with white collar crimes prove their innocence. This includes both felonies and misdemeanor, with over 30 years of combined courtroom experience, a reputation for aggressive representation in court and more than fifteen of California’s best attorneys, we are the best choice when facing criminal charges.

There are many different type of white collar crimes, some can be charged as both a felony or a misdemeanor, while others are always a felony. While we can’t offer information on every single type of white collar crime, we can give you information that applies to most white collar crimes.

Early intervention is a key part of fighting charges. Before charging you with a white collar crime, Law enforcement agecies often carry out an investigation on the crime committed and the individuals involved. It is important that if you have been questioned by a law enforcement agent, or are under the suspicion that you could be under investigation, that you contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. The earlier on you contact an attorney the better your chances in court will be.

White Collar Crimes typically happen in professional and business environments. Public officials, accountants, CEOs, are all common perpetrators of white collar crimes, your position within your company could be the reason that you are under investigation and can lead to difficulties with law enforcement. An attorney is necessary to protect against wrongful accusations and to prove your innocence.

Common penalties of white collar crimes include, prison or jail sentence, large monetary fines, a mark on your record, probation, loss of employment, difficulty finding employment and housing, and a conviction can greatly inflict damage on your reputation. Having an experienced and knowledgeable attorney helping you through this difficult time is important. Working with your attorney to build the best defense possible from the very beginning will help you get ahead when it comes to time to face a judge.

There are many different white collar crimes, and each one will be handled differently. No matter what crime you have been accused of, sharing every piece of information you have on the matter with your attorney will help your defense. The legal council of an experienced attorney is a great tool to have on your side when facing criminal charges and will assist in the protection of your legal rights.

Below is a list of some common white collar crimes:

  • Embezzlement
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Tax Evasion
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Computer Fraud
  • Extortion
  • Identity Theft
  • Medical Fraud
  • Credit Card & Check Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Burglary
  • Mail Fraud
  • Tax Fraud