Criminal Defense

Why is it important to have a criminal defense lawyer on your side?

Being charged with a crime often has negative consequences on a person’s life. Either through reputation impact, freedom of movement restriction, and/or loss of rights that can last a lifetime depending on the crime committed and the skill of your criminal defense representation. Suppose you are facing criminal charges of any kind. In that case, you must procure efficient representation as soon as possible, as this can make trials a less intimidating process to deal with and grant you a considerable advantage during the pretrial.

Even if you believe that the evidence related to your case is stacked against you, it is important to realize that you have legal options that can help reduce or eliminate your jail time. Having experienced criminal defense representation can mean the difference between serious outcomes such as jail time and more lenient sentencing such as probation, time served, and community service. The Law Offices of Richard F. Lemus are committed to protecting our clients’ integrity and quality of life; we assist with criminal defense matters such as:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Crimes
  • Fraud/White Collar
  • Post-Conviction Relief and Probation Violations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Violent Crimes & Homicide


We understand the impact of criminal charges and want to protect you from them.

No matter what charge, accusation, or conviction you are facing, we are here to help you fight for your rights. We believe that everyone deserves a second chance and that justice should be served in a way that allows people to be still functioning members of society. Find out how we can help you by contacting us today.