We have found that many of our clients who were arrested and/or charged with white collar crimes are otherwise decent, law-abiding citizens with no criminal background save for the isolated incident that led to their criminal charge. Others are downright innocent and were either falsely accused or misidentified. Accordingly, our West Covina criminal defense attorneys at Coimbra Law Firm have helped procure dismissal or acquittal of white collar crime and financial crime charges for clients throughout California.
On top of the risk of incarceration, a financial crime conviction can devastate your life in other important ways. Because they are crimes of moral turpitude (i.e., crimes that involve dishonesty, fraud, subterfuge, etc.), financial crime convictions can impede you from keeping your current job or landing a new one, applying for a vocational or professional license, applying for a particular job-related permit or security clearance, and so on.
Adverse immigration consequences can also apply if you are a non-citizen because the immigration courts have already ruled that CIMTs (including theft offenses and financial crimes) are deportable offenses. Unlike most West Covina criminal defense attorneys who have zero direct immigration law experience, our attorneys were in the immigration law field for nearly a decade and has been representing the interests of non-citizens in criminal court and immigration court alike.
At Coimbra Law Firm, we also represent criminal defendants in the state of California who are facing the wrath of the licensing boards, because many of our clients also have vocational or professional licenses.
Our licensing law and administrative law practice represents licensed clients against suspension or revocation of: