What You Need to Know to Protect Your Rights And Your License
If you are a medical professional facing criminal charges, you likely have many questions. Not only is there uncertainty about the outcome of your case, but also the unpredictability of how your business will be affected.
Even something that is unrelated to your practice, like a DUI, can have an impact on your professional life. Anyone can easily become overwhelmed in the face of all this. You do not have to face these charges alone.
Kevin Cauley, P.C., located in Los Angeles, is a law firm dedicated to assisting medical professionals. We are here to guide you through every step of the process, ensuring optimal results. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about criminal defense for medical professionals.
Of course, every case is different. For answers about your unique situation, call 213-465-1153 to schedule an appointment.
Will my license be taken away if I’m criminally charged?
Unfortunately, the most accurate answer is: maybe. Licensing boards have their own rules and standards for reviewing someone’s status. But, there are often creative solutions to be found. We will do everything we can to help you keep your professional license.
Do I need two attorneys?
Many medical professionals who face criminal charges will end up hiring two attorneys; one to defend their license and another to represent them in court. By choosing an attorney who can do both, you save yourself a great deal of hassle and expense.
Kevin Cauley, P.C., provides holistic criminal defense services backed by 16 years of experience at the intersection of criminal charges and professional license defense. By working with an attorney who understands the intricacies of both sides, you can achieve better results.
The Board has already made its decision – now what?
In California, decisions by professional licensing boards can be appealed through the court system. There is a process through which you can have your case reviewed by a judge to determine whether or not the board abused its discretion in revoking or suspending your license.