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The difference between freedom and jail

There is no time in your life when results matter as much as they do when facing serious criminal charges or investigation. At JB Law we support and advocate for clients during what is often the most challenging time they will face in their lifetime.

With the cards stacked against you, you need someone you can count on to fight aggressively for your rights and freedom.

Our team of brilliant legal minds has been defending the greater San Marcos area for over 25 years, bringing to the table a demonstrable track record of helping our clients win favorable outcomes both in and out of court.

A Trusted Criminal Defense Attorney Known for Results

Put criminal defense attorney Joel Bailey to work for you and know that you'll have a dedicated, compassionate and aggressive advocate representing you at every stage of the process. With over 25 years of experience and an Avvo “Featured Criminal Defense Attorney' rating of “Excellent” you can rest easy knowing you'll be in capable and reliable hands.

With a singular focus on criminal defense, Bailey has a unique depth and breadth of experience in handling and litigating a myriad of criminal cases across California.

Areas of Practice in San Marcos

San Marcos DUI Charge

Charges for driving under the influence in San Marcos carry steep repercussions for California residents. The time to contest certain aspects of these charges is limited, meaning you need to act fast. Don't let a DUI impact your life for years to come, affecting your ability to get a job, mortgage, insurance and more.

Hit and Run Defense in San Marcos

According to AAA, there are over 650,000 hit and run crashes a year. If you have been charged with leaving the scene of an auto accident, don't hesitate to reach out. Our firm can help position your case for success and make sure you're well-represented.

Drug Charges

An overzealous and antiquated legal system often treats drug offenses harsher than virtually any other crime. If you find yourself in the crosshairs of law enforcement, make sure you have a legal team with the experience needed to tackle the challenge that awaits. Call or message us today for a no-cost initial consultation.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence cases are often emotionally charged and complicated. This serious crime can have a lasting impact on your life that never goes away. Let our firm fight to clear your name and get you the justice you deserve.

Identify Theft

Identity theft cases are on the rise. With the rise in technology and new and innovative means of communication, many individuals are finding themselves

Sex Offenders

Being in the wrong place at the wrong time, misunderstandings, misinformation about ages, and false accusations rank among just a few reasons why individuals may find themselves wrongly accused of a crime. Let us get to the bottom of it and fight to have your good name cleared of wrongdoing.

White Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes represent those crimes that are non-violent in nature and generally involve some type of fraud or dishonesty in regards to any financial or commercial matter. Due to our antiquated legal system, many of these crimes carry steep penalties with some single felony charges carrying potential sentences of up to 20+ years in prison. Don't leave your future up to chance. Hire a firm with the experience and knowhow to strategize a strong defense that positions your case for a favorable outcome.

Juvenile Delinquency

Juveniles are often the target of law enforcement. We all make mistakes, especially during our youth. If your child or a family member has found themselves accused of a crime, let us fight for their case. We'll aggressively protect their rights and advocate for the best outcome possible.

Restraining Order Violations

Have you been accused of violating a restraining order? Let us work to make sure this charge or accusation doesn't blemish your record for years to come.

Get the Representation You Deserve

With over 25 years of experience, we have what it takes to get the job done right. Our caring and compassionate team will fight aggressively and relentlessly to get you the justice you deserve and your name cleared.

Call or message today for a no-cost initial consultation and to find out why so many in San Marcos trust our firm to represent them both in and out of court.


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