Riverside Theft/White Collar Crimes Defense Attorney

A criminal conviction for theft can put you behind bars, drain your finances with heavy fines, establish a criminal record and separate you from loved ones long-term.


When you have paid your debt to society, strict conditions of probation are waiting for you, defining your every move and making you a marked person in your community.


There is no law that says you must surrender to this kind of bleak future. In Riverside, the criminal defense lawyers you need in your corner at a critical time in your life — lawyers you can trust — are the Law Offices of Schwartz & Godbey.


As an attorney with more than 30 years of experience and a significant record of positive results for criminal law clients throughout the region, Ms. Schwartz is uniquely qualified to protect your rights and preserve your brighter future. Contact us. Your initial consultation is free.


At The Law Offices of Schwartz & Godbey, Prosecutors Are Not In Charge — We Are


You can benefit from our client-focused California law firm’s team approach to aggressive advocacy and personal service if you face felony or misdemeanor theft charges such as:


  • Shoplifting
  • Retail theft
  • Employee theft
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Petty theft and grand theft
  • Identity theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Forgery
  • Bad checks
  • Credit card theft


White Collar Criminal Defense


Are your freedoms, finances and future on the line in a California state or federal court, due to allegations of involvement in a white collar crime?


Conviction for a serious financial crime could mean many years in prison, heavy fines, a criminal record as a felon and permanent ruin for your professional reputation.


Law Offices of Schwartz & Godbey — For Experience You Can Trust


Our experienced defense lawyer and theft attorney aggressively defends you against charges of state and federal crimes such as:


  • Fraud — mail, bank, wire, securities, health care, real estate, mortgage, internet and others
  • Bribery
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Insider trading
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Cybercrimes
  • RICO violations
  • Money laundering
  • Identity theft
  • Forgery
  • Public corruption


Ms. Schwartz uses her more than 30 years of experience, public defender background, useful connections with investigative resources, aggressive advocacy in court and attentive, personalized service to put you in the best possible legal position after an arrest for a serious white collar crime. She listens intently to your version of events and carefully examines the details of your case for any sign that law enforcement overstepped its bounds. At trial, she persuasively presents your side of the story in ways that resonate with judge and jury alike.


When your work together has concluded, you will know that your interests have been safeguarded by a poised, accomplished legal professional with a recognized track record of success — someone whose goals are to achieve justice for you and put your legal crisis behind you.


Your case will never be passed along to an assistant or paralegal. You work closely and directly with our knowledgeable lawyers, start to finish. Expect maximum access to your questions and concerns, and regular updates on the status of your case, no matter where it takes us.


For skilled investigation of your charges, negotiations with prosecutors and persuasive litigation that “connects” with judge and jury, come to the Law Offices of Schwartz & Godbey.


Contact us today by phone or email to secure your free initial consultation. Call from Riverside County or San Bernardino County — 951-686-8190. Your email is responded to promptly. We offer evening and weekend appointments.