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Facing Criminal Charges? There may be possible defenses to your case that could result in charges being dismissed. Talk to a Real Criminal Defense Attorney today!


At Southwest Legal, we believe it is important for you to be able to trust that your legal representative will advocate on your behalf, defend and protect your rights.


Our Defense Attorneys have over 30-years of experience defending those charged with DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Possession, and other criminal offenses.


Our Criminal Justice Attorneys will provide an honest evaluation of your case and then provide the best defense strategy available.

Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime is a stressful experience. The possibility of a conviction that leads to strict legal penalties, expensive fines, and damage to one’s reputation is difficult to deal with. In addition to these negative consequences, simply navigating the complicated legal process of a criminal investigation can be overwhelming. The best way to meet the challenges posed by a criminal proceeding against you is to invest in an excellent defense attorney who will walk with you through the court process and vigorously advocate on your behalf. 

DUI/DWI Defense

Being charged with a DUI is stressful because it opens the possibility of expensive fines, suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, a damaged reputation, and even jail or prison time. Although, there is hope because these penalties can be avoided through a strong legal defense.

Traffic Ticket Defense

Traffic tickets are the most common citations issued by law enforcement. Most drivers will receive a traffic ticket at some point in their lives. Traffic tickets require paying fines, which can significantly increase your car insurance rate and even result in a driver’s license suspension. There is a multitude of laws that regulate driving, and the penalties you may face from a traffic violation depend on the specific circumstances of your case. However, a skilled traffic ticket defense attorney can often reduce charges, penalties, or even get your citation dismissed entirely.

Recent Case Results

VC 22406(A)/VC 22348(C) – Indio Courthouse
Case #KL06477MU Possible Penalties: A violation of VC 22406(A) – Truck/Tractor Speed …
VC 14601.1 – Banning Courthouse
Case #BAM1600744 Possible Penalties: A violation of VC 14601.1 – Driving on …
64+ MPH/55 MPH(CDL) – Blythe Courthouse
Case #JC33530 Possible Consequences: Fines up to $300.00, 1.5 points on DMV …
VC 22107 – Blythe Courthouse
Case #F049040REVC 22107 – Unsafe Lane ChangeResolution: Charge(s) DismissedIf you are being …

“…The Southwest Legal-Support Staff are very supportive and informed me of the best course of action in handling my tickets. In addition, they took their time and answered all my questions without hesitation. I would highly recommend Southwest Legal to all of my family and friends. 5-stars!”

Anthony Ramirez, Google Review

“I am a licensed physician (M.D.) with a law degree (J.D.) . This is my real name. The “bad attorney” can be a famous successful criminal trial attorney , but if he does not answer your calls, he really is not interested in your case. The good criminal attorney answers your calls and calls YOU to inform you of the progress of your case. Mr. Shaffer Cormell is such a good attorney. He ALSO gets good results/resolution of my case too , not from luck , but from his efforts. Thank you . You are a rare breed Mr. Cormell.”

Edmund Chein, Google Review

…Southwest Legal’s Criminal Defense Attorneys and staff are well educated and professional. I was kept informed of the status of my case throughout the entire process. I was able to get ahold of them 24/7 if I ever had any questions. I am astonished with the resolution of my case.”

Daniel Maldonado, Google Review

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