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Were You Illegally Searched & Seized?

Illegal Search & Seizure

Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

According to the California constitution, as well as the fourth amendment to the U.S. constitution, all citizens are meant to be free from illegal search & seizure. Attorney Leonard Matsuk is wholly dedicated to the protection of individual's privacy rights, and is available to assist you if you have been subjected to an illegal search & seizure.

As Mr. Matsuk is a Long Beach criminal defense attorney with more than four decades of experience in practicing criminal law, he can provide skilled and knowledgeable help in your criminal case, and fight for any illegally obtained evidence to be thrown out in court. With his help, you may be able to reach a resolution in your case in which your charges are reduced or wholly dismissed.

A law enforcement official is only allowed to search you or your property if he or she possesses probable cause, which is defined as a reasonable belief that a crime has been, or is about to be committed. Frequently, an officer will seek to get around this by asking your consent to perform a search. It is absolutely your right to say no to such a search, and should you do so, they will have no choice but to cease their attempts. If they intend to perform any search after you have declined permission, they are required to obtain a warrant.

Are You the Victim of an Illegal Search & Seizure?

If you have been the victim of an illegal search & seizure, any information or evidence obtained against you may be deemed as inadmissible in a court of law. It is strongly recommended that you seek the help of an attorney if you believe you have been victimized, as they will be able to fight aggressively on your behalf in order to see any illegally obtained evidence thrown out in your criminal case.

If you have been subjected to an illegal search & seizure, contact a Long Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer who can fight to uphold your rights in a court of law.

Our Victories

Take a look at our most recent wins!
  • Informal Probation Client Accused of Attempting to Carry a Gun on an Aircraft
  • No Jail Time or Probation Client Arrested for Fraud in Federal Sting Operation
  • Charges Reduced Client Charged in Federal Court with Multiple Counts of Drug Sales
  • No Time in Custody & No Probation Client Charged with Conspiring to Sell Marijuana
  • Case Dismissed Client Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Battery on a Police Officer
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Child Endangerment
  • Not Guilty Client Charged with Robbery After Police Chase
  • Not Guilty Client Accused of Assaulting a Victim Inside Their Home
  • Case Dismissed Father of Three Accused of Child Abuse

Our Testimonials

Hear from our former clients about their experience with the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk. We are proud to protect the rights of the accused and be their trusted advocates in their time of need. Experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of case types, we are prepared to defend you.
  • “Truly the best Attorney”

    Karey

  • “Call Mr. Matsuk”

    Former Client

  • “The best out there!”

    Former Client

  • “You have been amazing through this process”

    K.K.

  • “One of the best lawyers in California!”

    Former Client

  • “He is indeed one of a kind!”

    Douglas

  • “I highly recommend Mr. Matsuk for any complicated issue.”

    Trudy

  • “He can help in a big way”

    Jac

  • “Thank you Leonard Matsuk. You ROCK!”

    Dusty

  • “Leonard Matsuk is an honest and conscientious criminal defense attorney”

    Former Client

  • “Satisfied client!”

    Sary

  • “I would highly recommend Mr. Matsuk.”

    Yaqui

  • “Very fast and was kept updated step by step through the processes.”

    Samer

  • “Wonderful outcome”

    Former Client

  • “I will always be grateful for Leonard Matsuk”

    Sally