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Representing Clients In State And Federal Court.
We work diligently to provide the most effective criminal defense representation possible.
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Arrested On A Criminal Charge?

There is, perhaps, no more challenging time you will ever face than being arrested on criminal charges. For most people, facing the state or federal criminal justice process is a nightmare which they never expect to happen. Now that it has, where do you turn for aggressive representation and sound legal advice?

Trust Our Record Of Success

Your first call should be to the experienced criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Hanlon & Rief Francisco. Our office has a reputation for obtaining the best possible outcomes through an aggressive and thoughtful approach. From unique settlements to trials, we work with our clients to make decisions that are best for them.

Our experience includes cases involving:

We Defend Restraining Orders — Specializing In Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO)

We have earned recognition among satisfied clients and referring attorneys for our aggressive protection of people’s rights when facing unfair or false allegations of domestic assault and requests for domestic violence restraining orders (DVRO) resulting in a court order of protection. If you are challenging a restraining order that is preventing you from seeing your children or returning to your home, call us for experienced and effective legal counsel.

Federal Offenses

If you are under investigation, have been subpoenaed to appear in front of a grand jury or have already been charged, count on Hanlon & Rief for sound legal counsel.

State Felonies & Misdemeanors

We have a reputation for achieving success through an aggressive and thoughtful approach.

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Read what the media and legal professionals say about us.

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

We realize that this is a difficult time for you and your family. Our office will take the time to ensure that you are informed during each phase of your case. Please contact us for a free, private consultation. All communications with our attorneys are protected by attorney-client privilege.

Our offices are located between the state and federal courts in San Francisco and are easily accessible by public transportation. General office hours for consultations are between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., but we are accessible by phone anytime.

Call us at (415) 906-3423 or contact us by email to arrange a free initial consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

A: No. In most cases police need your consent or a search warrant to enter your home. If there is a search warrant, the validity of this warrant can be tested in court.

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Our Winning Record Is Your Biggest Advantage

“Our history of winning cases is still ongoing. That not only helps winning cases (in trial), but helps in resolving cases outside of court. You win enough and you get the respect of the prosecution and the police.”
– Attorney Stuart Hanlon