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Anastacio De La Cruz can represent you in any CrImmigration, Post Conviction Relief, Criminal, or Immigration case. 

Indio Criminal Defense Attorney

Providing Representation for Criminal Law and Immigration Matters in Palm Desert

Regardless of whether you've been charged with a crime or are facing deportation, our Indio lawyer at the Law Offices of Anastacio De La Cruz can provide the effective legal representation you need.

We understand that the entire process – from the beginning of your case until its conclusion – can have profound impacts on your life as well as your family's. When we take on a case, we handle it with the dedication and compassion needed.

We get to know our clients, their situations, and their goals to build a sound legal strategy on their behalf. Our mission is to work toward obtaining favorable results for clients and their families regardless of the legal matter they're facing.

When you choose the Law Offices of Anastacio De La Cruz to represent you, you can be confident that you will have an advocate on your side fighting to protect your rights and focusing on your best interests.

We have an in-depth knowledge of criminal and immigration law, and are ready to use our skills to adeptly guide you through your case.

If you have been previously convicted in criminal court and feel like you have not been properly defended, call us today at (760) 610-0606 or contact us online so we can help rework your case.

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Keeping Families Together One Case at a Time
  • His staff is very helpful and always willing to help, and they are bilingual

    “Attorney Anastacio helped me with my restraining order and with my family law case. He provided me with the best outcome for me and my family. He is truly the best in what he does and would trust him ...”

    - Carmen Tamayo
  • I am extremely grateful to the entire office staff for their exceptional representation

    “I was impressed with Mr. De La Cruz and his entire staff's professionalism and attention to detail. They took the time to listen to my concerns, gather all the necessary information and develop a ...”

    - Rosanna Lopez
  • Mr Anastacio De La Cruz has been nothing but a blessing for my family

    “Mr Anastacio De La Cruz has been nothing but a blessing for my family, he took my son case and handled it with care and puts a lots of effort into delivering the best results we could ever ask for, ...”

    - Esmeralda Q-Shayne
  • He has truly given my father a second chance to regain his family

    “Working with Anastacio De La Cruz was a pleasure, all the staff in the office were truly helpful.He recently helped my dad out with getting his cases dismissed. He has truly given my father a second ...”

    - Tomas Quintero
  • He gives you his support and is attentive to his case from the beginning to the end

    “I highly recommend Anastacio and Carmen they helped my husband with his DUI Case they were there from being to end I am great for all they did for us. His staff is amazing, friendly attentive. I ...”

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Experience You Need. Results You Want.

We Understand What's at Stake & We Will Do What It Takes to Win

At the Law Offices of Anastacio De La Cruz, we believe that every person facing legal issues should have the compassionate and aggressive representation they need. Our Indio attorney fights hard to make a difference in the lives of those involved in a criminal or immigration law matter, and we leverage our knowledge and skills to work toward favorable outcomes on their behalf. Read about some of the successes we have achieved for past clients.

What If You Are Arrested for a Crime in Indio, CA?

Being arrested can be a frightening, confusing, and overall traumatic experience, especially if it is your first time facing the criminal justice system. A conviction can result in serving harsh criminal penalties, including jail or prison time.

Remember, you have the right to remain silent. Therefore, do not attempt to tell your side of the story because anything you say can be used against you in court. Next, you have a right to be represented by an attorney. Not only can a lawyer protect your rights and freedom after your arrest, but he/she can also help you obtain the most favorable outcome in your criminal case.

If you have been arrested for a crime in Indio, CA, you can rely on the Law Offices of Anastacio De Law Cruz to defend you from start to finish. We can thoroughly assess your case, investigate your arrest, decide all your legal options, and build an aggressive and personalized defense strategy to either get your entire case dismissed or your charges/penalties reduced.

What Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do?

Criminal defense lawyers play a crucial role in the criminal justice system by representing individuals who are accused of committing criminal offenses. Their primary objective is to provide legal counsel, build a strong defense, and protect their clients' rights throughout the legal process. Here's an overview of what criminal defense lawyers do:

  • Legal Consultation: Criminal defense lawyers offer legal advice to their clients. They explain the charges, potential consequences, and the legal process, helping the accused make informed decisions about their case.
  • Case Evaluation: They conduct a comprehensive review of the case, examining evidence, witness statements, and legal documents to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution's case.
  • Defense Strategy: Based on their evaluation, defense lawyers develop a strategic defense plan. This may include challenging evidence, questioning the legality of arrests or searches, identifying witnesses, and determining the best course of action, such as negotiating a plea deal or going to trial.
  • Legal Research: Defense attorneys engage in extensive legal research to identify relevant statutes, case law, and legal precedents that can support their defense strategy. This research helps them construct compelling arguments in court.
  • Court Representation: Criminal defense lawyers represent their clients during court proceedings. They present legal arguments, cross-examine witnesses, make motions, and ensure that their clients' rights are protected.
  • Negotiation with Prosecution: Defense lawyers often negotiate with the prosecution to explore the possibility of resolving the case through a plea bargain. They may negotiate for reduced charges or lighter sentencing in exchange for a guilty plea.
  • Witness Preparation: If there are witnesses who can testify on behalf of the accused, defense lawyers prepare them for court appearances, ensuring they provide accurate and credible testimony.
  • Evidence Gathering: In some cases, defense lawyers may hire investigators or experts to gather additional evidence, conduct forensic analysis, or challenge the prosecution's evidence.
  • Sentencing Advocacy: If their client is found guilty or pleads guilty, defense lawyers advocate for a fair and reasonable sentence. They may present mitigating factors, such as the defendant's remorse or rehabilitation efforts, to influence the sentencing decision.
  • Protecting Client Rights: Throughout the legal process, defense lawyers ensure that their clients' constitutional rights, such as the right to remain silent and the right to legal representation, are protected. They work to prevent any violations of these rights.
  • Post-Conviction Actions: In the event of a conviction, defense lawyers can continue to represent their clients by filing appeals, seeking post-conviction relief, or challenging the legality of the conviction or sentence.

In summary, criminal defense lawyers serve as advocates, legal strategists, and protectors of their clients' rights within the criminal justice system. Their primary goal is to ensure that their clients receive a fair legal process and achieve the best possible outcome for their case, whether that involves acquittal, reduced charges, or a fair sentencing decision.

  • Child Endangerment Case Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Relief Granted
  • DUI Charges Dismissed
  • DUI Charges Reduced
  • Felony Dismissed Charges
  • Felony Case Dismissed
  • Felony Favorable Outcome
  • Immigration Case Dismissed
  • Immigration Custody Case Dismissed
  • Misdemeanor Motion to Withdraw

Meet Attorney Anastacio De La Cruz

A Real Person, Helping Real People, With Real Problems.

Awards & Memberships

Work With an Exceptional, Award-Winning Attorney

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • California Public Defender
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association

Why Choose Us?

Our People Make the Difference
  • Reputation & Expertise

    We are the only law firm in the area that handles an in-depth service of immigration and criminal defense law. Judges and legal professionals come to us for advice.

  • Focused on You

    We have strong ties to our community and are dedicated to our clients. Let us begin preparing your defense and work towards securing the best outcome possible.

  • Client Convenience

    Anastacio De La Cruz is dedicated to ensuring that his clients’ legal needs are met and exceeded. We speak Spanish, offer free consultations, and offer same-day appointments.

We Are Ready to Fight for Your Rights

Every minute matters. Let us begin preparing your defense & work towards securing the best outcome possible.