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Tucson Criminal Defense Attorney

Aggressive. Honest. Respected.

The Law Office of Carlos A. Medina, PLLC, believes that anyone accused of a crime deserves a fair chance at justice. As a proud member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Bar Association, Attorney Carlos A. Medina proves that aggressive defense can be found locally. Our Tucson Criminal Defense Attorney provides premier legal services at reasonable fees.

We do everything in our power to keep your rights protected, even if we have to battle your case out in court. Many people have entrusted us with their legal matters because of the results we have obtained. Several clients have walked away with reduced charges and not-guilty verdicts. It brings us great joy to see them enjoying their freedom while making positive changes in their lives.

Criminal charges can lead to life-altering consequences. Whether you or a loved one are accused of a crime, let us help you mount an effective defense and avoid extensive jail time and high fines. A conviction can often make it difficult for people with criminal records to find a job or a good living situation. Many employers and landlords will conduct background checks on all potential applicants, which can often cause problems.

  • “Mr. Medina not only took the case but won the case against impossible odds. Mr. Medina was highly professional, very knowledgeable, and kept me informed every step of the way.”

    - Joseph

    Our Practice Areas

    Our firm is dedicated to defending our client's rights and freedom. Let Attorney Medina see what he can do for you. From property crimes to juvenile crimes, our attorney has handled many cases with tenacity and legal skill. He also has experience with rights restoration, which often allows people to go about their day-to-day lives.

    You should not handle your criminal case alone. Hire our firm to comprehensively navigate you through the process. Contact us at (520) 251-9561. We look forward to hearing about your case.

    On Another Level When it Comes to Defense

    • In-Person Consultations

      A free and confidential evaluation will be provided before we decide to take your case.

    • Reasonable Fees

      All clients have different financial circumstances, and we work with all of our clients.

    • Se Habla Español

      Our firm is bilingual-friendly. We welcome cases from Spanish-speaking clients.

    • Available 24/7

      Our clients have easy access to Attorney Carlos Medina, especially when they need him.

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    CRIMINAL DEFENSE FAQ

    • Do I have to consent to a search of my home or vehicle?
      A: The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution offers protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that law enforcement cannot simply search you or your property or make an arrest without probable cause. You have the right to refuse a law enforcement officer’s request to search your car or your home, but if they have a warrant or believe they have probable cause, they may be able to conduct a search. If you believe your property was illegally searched, an attorney can assess the situation and determine whether this can be used to your advantage in challenging your arrest or charges.
    • What are my rights if I'm arrested?
      A: If you’re arrested, you have the right to remain silent. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided to you. These rights are essential, as anything you say or do after you are taken into custody may be used against you in court. Exercise your rights and protect your interests.
    • If I refuse to give a statement or answer a question, will I face criminal charges?
      A: As already mentioned, you have the right to remain silent. You can politely refuse to answer questions posed to you by a police officer, and you should not face criminal charges simply for exercising this right. Depending on the situation, however, you may still be arrested and taken into custody. Be sure to request to speak to your attorney, who may be able to challenge an unlawful arrest.
    • What is a plea agreement? Should I accept it?
      A: A plea agreement typically involves lesser charges or punishment offered in exchange for a plea of guilty or no contest. Do not accept a plea offer without first talking to your attorney. You need to be certain that this is in your best interests. In some cases, a skilled criminal defense lawyer may be able to fight your charges and help you avoid a conviction altogether – which is far more advantageous than any plea agreement.
    • If I’m innocent, do I really need an attorney?
      A: Guilt or innocence aside, your future is in jeopardy in the face of criminal allegations. You need an attorney who can protect your rights to show the judge and jury that you are innocent. Legal processes must be followed, and attempts by the prosecuting attorney and law enforcement to secure a conviction must be effectively countered. Even if you are innocent, you need a professional to handle your case.