Is This Your “Third Strike” In California?

Is This Your “Third Strike” In California?

Those first two criminal convictions — for a violent sex crime, domestic violence charge or violent robbery — are two strikes against you in California, or any state with a Three Strikes law. These outcomes stay on your criminal record forever. Effective with changes in the law in 2013, any new arrest for a serious violent felony could send you to state prison for

This is the time when you need to be proactive by putting experienced criminal defense representation on your side, in and out of court.

This skilled defense attorney should have decades of experience, broad legal knowledge and understand the importance of dealing with prosecutors and judges when the threat of a “third strike” looms.

Courts have the authority, when a defense motion is proper and the result of in-depth investigation, to dismiss a suspect’s “priors.” And Salvatore P. Ciulla will work hard toward that kind of outcome for you.

Sal Ciulla in Santa Ana brings more than 25 years of experience with creative strategies for handling Third Strike cases. He has personally defended over 100 clients facing life sentences due to prior “strikes” on their records. In over 95 percent of those cases, “strike” priors were dismissed.

Our law firm’s motto is ‘”Just win.” And Sal Ciulla’s track record of success is proof of that commitment.

Contact the Law Office of Salvatore P. Ciulla by calling 714-542-0500 or sending an email message. If you reach our lawyer after an arrest, he can arrange to meet with you at a police station or jail.


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