Visalia Identity Theft Defense Attorney

Identity theft is a serious crime that carries serious consequences. If you have been charged with identity theft in California, you need a skilled criminal defense attorney to help you fight these charges and minimize the penalties you face — a broad term that encompasses a broad range of crimes, from mail fraud to computer crimes.

I am attorney Eric T. Hamilton. I possess more than 10 years of experience as a Visalia identity theft defense lawyer. I will work one-on-one with you to ensure that you understand your legal options and have the information you need to make informed decisions about your defense.

For an initial consultation to discuss your identity theft charges, contact my office online, call 559-302-9692 or call toll free at 877-669-5712.

Identity Theft in California

Identity theft is knowingly impersonating another person, without his or her permission, in order to obtain money, goods or services defined. This could include a range of actions and other related crimes, such as:

  • Internet crimes, including phishing schemes
  • Mail fraud
  • Check fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Forgery
  • Counterfeiting
  • Theft
  • Embezzlement

Identity theft is a felony in California and carries serious penalties, including jail time, fines and a criminal record.

Experienced Tulare Internet Fraud Lawyer

Whether you were arrested for obtaining a stolen identities through a phishing scam online or for forging a check, I will vigorously defend you from your charges. I will thoroughly investigate the circumstances that led to your arrest, looking for potential defenses. If evidence was obtained through an illegally search and seizure, it may be possible to suppress the evidence. I will explore every option in order to get your charges dismissed or the penalties reduced in your case.

Contact My Office

For an initial consultation with an experienced defense lawyer, contact my office online, call me at 559-302-9692 or toll free at 877-669-5712. Evening and weekend consultations are available upon request. I accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.