777 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste. 200-074Palm Springs, CA 92262(760) 430-0400
An attorney with law enforcement experience
Our Palm Springs legal team knows the local court system, police agencies and prosecutors. Palm Springs criminal defense attorney Michael Scafiddi used to be a police sergeant. Now he uses his years of experience of how the “other side” operates to stay one step ahead of prosecutors and craft effective defenses.
A sampling of the many criminal charges we commonly fight against include:
- Domestic violence
- Drug crimes
- DUI, including DMV hearings
- Gun offenses
- Murder under PC 187 (currently the state is not imposing the death penalty)
- Sex crimes
- Speeding tickets on the I-10
- Theft offenses
- Violent criminal offenses
- White-collar crime
Police and jail information
The Palm Springs Police Department patrols and performs criminal investigations and law enforcement for the City of Palm Springs. People placed under arrest may be booked at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, located at:
4095 Lemon StreetRiverside, CA 92501
Note that many inmates get transferred to the Indio Jail, located at:
46057 Oasis StreetIndio, CA 92201
Inmate information can be found online here.
Prosecutor and courthouse information
The Riverside County District Attorney prosecutes criminal cases in Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Courthouse has jurisdiction over these legal matters. Date and charge information can be found online here.
The Palm Springs Courthouse is located at:
3255 E Tahquitz Canyon WayPalm Springs, CA. 92262
If you have been arrested in California, contact our Palm Springs DUI lawyers and criminal defense lawyers to discuss your matter for free. We will pursue the best outcome in your criminal case. And we can usually achieve a favorable resolution without the time and expense of trial.
We create attorney-client relationships throughout northern, central, and southern California, including Los Angeles County, Yucca Valley, Hemet, Temecula, San Bernardino County, Joshua Tree, Blythe, Beaumont, Coachella Valley, Indian Wells, Thousand Palms, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, and more. Clients can meet with us in person at our law offices or over the phone or through video conference. Our practice areas include personal injury in addition to criminal defense law and DUI / DWI defense.
We accept payment by cash, check, credit cards. We offer payment plans and competitive rates.