White Collar Crime Lawyer | Serving San Jose, CA
Certified Legal Specialist - Criminal Law
Attorney PETER F. GOLDSCHEIDER specializes in criminal defense, at the trial and appellate levels, in both state and federal courts. Attorney Goldscheider has handled literally thousands of criminal cases and has tried well over 150 jury trials. Federal and State Cases Attorney Goldscheider handles virtually any type of criminal case in …
White Collar Crimes such as fraud, embezzlement, investment fraud, breach of trust or fiduciary duty are serious matters. When faced with a white collar crime, it is best to contact a San Jose attorney skilled in white collar crime defense.
White-collar crimes are nonviolent illegal acts motivated by financial gain and usually involving some form deception or misrepresentation. White collar crimes encompass a broad range of fraudulent conduct committed by business people and government workers.
In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.
The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.
The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.
Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.
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