November 20, 2017

Do I Still Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer If I Admit Guilt?

In our previous blog post, we discussed criminal defense strategies if a defendant claims he or she is innocent. In this blog post, we are going to explain what criminal defendants can do if they admit guilt, including ways that a criminal defense attorney can attempt to have their charges reduced. Common Defenses Against Criminal […]

March 7, 2017

When Bad Things Happen, You Need a Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney

“Why do bad things happen to good people?”  It’s a question as old as mankind itself and we still do not have a good answer. If you have been charged with a crime or have reason to believe you are under criminal investigation, this may be a question you are asking yourself. The truth is […]

March 4, 2016

Avoid a DUI, Take UBER

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving estimates that nearly 300,000 people a day drive after having too much to drink. Every fifty-two minutes someone is killed in a crash in which the consumption of alcohol is a factor. The risk of injuring or killing someone is not all that drunk drivers should be concerned about. There is […]

July 2, 2015

Hammerschmidt Law Corporation Celebrates The U.S. Constitution

FRESNO, CA (July 2, 2015) – This 4th of July let us not forget the sacrifices of our nation’s patriots whose blood and sacrifices have served as stone and chisel, ensuring America’s freedoms never vanish over time.  A multitude of current cases in our local, State, and Federal courts both challenge and confirm the freedoms […]

June 8, 2015

Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt Discusses The Technology Law Enforcement Are Using To Monitor Private Cell Phones

International spy agencies aren’t the only organizations secretly collecting data from privately owned cell phone. State, and local law enforcement agencies now have the ability to monitor individual cell phones. Law enforcement agencies are now utilizing new phone tapping technologies, including mobile devices that monitor cellphone data in real time. California police agencies have access […]

January 3, 2014

Fresno Man To Be Tried For Homeless Man’s Killing

A man on trial in Fresno has admitted to causing the death of a homeless man last year. However, Frank Ruben Castillo, 49, says he did not intend to kill Johnny Salvio when he beat and kicked him while was sleeping on the ground. Pictures showed to the jury by Prosecutor Sam Dalesandro during opening statements revealed […]

December 20, 2013

Fresno Attorney Jeff Hammerschmidt Among Top Rated Lawyers In The Nation In Criminal Defense

In Fall issues of The American Lawyer magazine and Law Journal, Fresno Attorney Jeff Hammerschmidt of Hammerschmidt Law Corporation in Fresno, California, will be featured as a national leader in criminal defense. In the October 2013 issue of Corporate Counsel, Mr. Hammerschmidt is listed among the Top Rated Lawyers in the nation for White Collar Criminal […]