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San Diego Criminal Attorney

Are you facing criminal charges in greater San Diego and looking for answers?  Whether you’ve been arrested for DUI, assault, fraud, drugs, theft, or another offense, the attorneys at RJT Criminal Defense can help.  Founder Ryan J. Tegnelia is an experienced criminal defense lawyer and former prosecutor, and he understands what it takes to provide you with the best chance of a dismissal, a reduction in the charges against you, or a not guilty verdict.

The fact is that when charges are formulated by the police and the prosecutors, they have significant leeway in identifying what laws you’ll be charged under.  A simple shoplifting charge, for example, could wind up as a burglary case.  The penalties, as wells as the availability of alternative sentencing, vary greatly from case to case, even where the underlying facts are essentially the same.  This is where experience, reputation, and negotiation come into play, and having the right lawyer at your side can make all the difference when it comes to reining in excessive charges and penalties.

Don’t leave your case, or your future, to chance.  Contact RJT Criminal Defense and find out what we can do for you.

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Experience, Honesty, Dedication

Being charged with a crime carries with it more than enough fear and anxiety.  You don’t want to add additional insecurity over the way you will be represented by your attorney.

At RJT Criminal Defense, we will listen to what you have to say about your case, review all the facts, and provide you with an honest and straightforward evaluation of where you stand.

  • We will also lay out in plain language a strategy for obtaining the best possible result. We will undertake whatever investigation is appropriate, and develop evidence favorable to your defense.
  • We understand the plea bargain process, and we know what type of deal can be struck with the prosecutor.
  • And we are not afraid to take your case to trial if that provides the best alternative for you.

From beginning to end, you will be kept informed of the status of the case, and we will always place your interests first.  This means, among other things, that we will be aggressive and proactive, and take the steps necessary to place you in the best possible position for a successful result.

We will fight for your rights.

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San Diego Criminal Attorney
Brandon Naidu a criminal attorney in San Diego represents clients who are charged in California. He has won many awards for ser5vice and ethics in the legal field. Call for a consultation.

Brandon Naidu

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Choose The Right San Diego Criminal Lawyer

If you are facing any criminal charge, the potential consequences can be enormous.  These are serious matters, and at RJT Criminal Defense, we can help.  Call Ryan J. Tegnelia today to schedule a free consultation.