If you’ve been accused of a misdemeanor or a serious felony in Sacramento, a criminal defense attorney can help. At Summit Defense, our goal is always the complete dismissal of all charges. If this isn’t possible, we often negotiate solutions for our clients that allow them to avoid jail and sometimes even prosecution.
Over 120 years of Criminal Defense experience
Bay Area’s Premiere Criminal Defense firm
If you are facing Criminal prosecution in Sacramento, There is not time to waste. Your freedom and reputation is at stake and you need an experienced and aggressive team of Criminal Lawyers on your side. Our sole craft is Criminal Defense. This allows us to devise strategies based on a cumulative and exclusive 120 years of Criminal Defense Experience.
Whether you are facing Federal charges, Felony or Misdemeanor charges, our Criminal Attorneys have the experience and tenacity necessary to protect your rights and get you the best possible results. We know the court staff in Sacramento as well as the District Attorneys, Judges and Probation officers that will be involved in your criminal matter.
Our attorneys are regularly featured in local Sacramento crime news coverage as expert witnesses and teach other attorneys how to represent individuals charged with criminal offenses.
DUI on Federal land
The client, a doctor, was charged with DUI as well as resisting arrest after a visit to the bay area. Despite threats of additional charges, the client opted to proceed to trial.
Not Guilty after trial
To find out which court you are in, please see the Daily Calendar posted at Room 101 at the Hall of Justice Building, or you can contact the clerk’s office on (415) 551-0322. However, if you have retained an attorney, they will find out which court your case is in and let you know where you need to go – and if you need to attend court at all.
Patricia was relentless throughout her representation of me in a case where I was charged with committing a sexual offense that required 290 registration. I had never been arrested before and it was the most stressful and traumatic experience I had ever been through. I was terrified of the potential consequences. However, with Patricia’s patience and expertise in negotiating with theD.A. over several months, we were able to avoid trial with a resolution for a misdemeanor which did not require 290. I was also able to avoid doing any actual jail time on my 150 day sentence after she was able to obtain approval for electronic monitoring through a private company after the Sheriff’s Department initially denied my application for alternative sentencing. I will be forever grateful to Patricia for all she did for me throughout a very dark period of my life. Adam T.
Was referred to this firm by a close friend after finding first attorney to be completely unhelpful. Everyone here was different. They are responsive and knowledgeable and managed to get me exactly the result I need. Highly recommend this firm. Henry F.
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There is one main county jail and one correctional facility (Branch jail) in Sacramento.
The County Jail is at 651 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
The Branch Jail (otherwise known as Rio Consumnes Correctional Center, or RCCC) is at 12500 Brucevill Road, Elk Grove CA 95757
For the Main Jail, visitors must register and sign up for an appointment time. Each inmate is allowed two 45 minute social visits per week.
For the Branch Jail, visitors must register an hour before and times for visiting are restricted to Saturday and Sunday in blocks of time according to the inmate’s last name.
For more detailed information, it is best to go the the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department website at https://www.sacsheriff.com/.