Welcome to the Law Office of Richard A. Beshwate, Jr.
Law Office Overview
Richard A. Beshwate, Jr., Attorney at Law, has been a top Criminal Defense Lawyer for over 22 years and has handled some of the area’s largest Criminal Trials. Having successfully defended thousands of people in need, If you or a loved one is in trouble, Richard is the one to call.
Born and raised in the Valley, Richard is proud to serve as a top criminal defense lawyer, protecting the rights of its citizens, and protecting the Constitution.
Richard practices regularly in both the State and Federal Courts. As a Former Deputy District Attorney, he has a unique perspective on the justice system that is an advantage. With reasonable rates, vast experience and a full service and knowledgeable staff, the ONLY choice for QUALITY representation in the San Joaquin Valley is the Law Offices of Richard A. Beshwate, Jr.
“Mr. Beshwate was extremely helpful with my case and helped me avoid a harsh sentence.”
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Charged with DUI? 4 Reasons to Hire DUI Lawyer Richard Beshwate
If you have been charged with driving under the influence, it is important to speak with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after your arrest.
Private Criminal Defense Attorney vs. Public Defender: Which Should You Choose?
If you have been charged with a crime, you have the right to hire an Criminal Defense Attorney.
Why work with Richard Beshwate, Attorney at Law?
Private Criminal Defense Lawyer vs. Public Defender: Which Should You Choose?
If you have been charged with a crime, you have the right to hire an Criminal Defense Lawyer. There are also public defenders available for people who do not have the means to hire private counsel. Although public defenders and private criminal defense lawyer have the same basic qualifications, there are many advantages to hiring a private attorney. If your future is at stake, hire a private criminal defense attorney to represent you in court. If your fighting a case in or around Fresno County you should hire a Fresno lawyer who specializes as a criminal defense lawyer.
Most public defenders have very heavy caseloads. Although a public defender has the skills necessary to defend you against a criminal charge, you might not get to spend much time together outside of a courtroom. If you hire a private criminal defense lawyer, you will have the opportunity to meet with your attorney or talk on the telephone prior to each hearing. Your private attorney will advise you on the best course of action at every step of your case. Because private attorneys have more time to spend with each client, your attorney will also have more time to review the facts of your case, talk to witnesses, and build your defense.
Public defenders have the same educational background as private attorneys, but hiring a private attorney might give you a better chance of winning your case. If you have been charged with a crime, contact a private criminal defense lawyer immediately.