About Elliott Kanter

San Diego criminal defense attorney Elliott Kanter handles criminal defense and personal injury cases in state and federal courts across southern California. Mr. Kanter is also credentialed to argue cases before the United States Supreme Court. With three decades of legal experience, he has built a reputation for resourcefulness and tenacity as well as an impressive record of success on behalf of his clients throughout southern California.

Caught Smuggling Drugs Across the California Border?

By | May 23rd, 2018|Criminal Defense, Criminal Law|

Trying to smuggle drugs from Mexico into San Diego is a bad idea. Not only is it dangerous, drug smuggling and trafficking is very illegal, and getting caught will result in a long prison sentence. If you are caught smuggling drugs across the California border from Mexico, it is essential to find an experienced and [...]

California Possession of Methamphetamine Charges & Penalties

By | May 21st, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Getting charged with methamphetamine possession is a big deal. No matter the amount, circumstances, or your criminal history, being in possession of methamphetamine is a serious charge that can result in severe penalties. If you are charged with possession of methamphetamine in California, the first thing you should do is contact an experienced drug possession [...]

The Difference Between a DUI Felony and DUI Misdemeanor

By | April 18th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Criminal Law|

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never ok. It doesn’t matter if it is one drink or ten, putting yourself behind the wheel while intoxicated endangers your life and the lives of those around you. Not only that, if caught you will get in serious trouble with the law, resulting in a DUI infraction, [...]

What to Do After a Bike Accident

By | April 12th, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

Few activities are as unequivocally pleasant as a bike ride. The sun is beaming down on you and the wind is at your back as you enjoy another perfect day in San Diego, without a care in the world. However, that quiet bubble of bliss can be quickly burst if you get in a bike [...]

How to Defend Yourself Against a Drug Trafficking Charge

By | April 3rd, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you have been charged with drug trafficking, it is essential to have a good defense strategy. Drug trafficking is a serious charge, and without a plan in place you can find yourself behind bars for a long time. The Law Offices of Elliott Kanter are experts when it comes to providing defense against drug [...]

How to Preserve My Rights After an Auto Accident?

By | March 29th, 2018|Personal Injury Law|

Few things can be as jarring as an auto accident. It feels as if time stands still and the earth stops spinning on its axis in those few seconds when you and your vehicle are sent spiraling out of control. While an auto accident can be traumatic, it is important to try to keep a [...]

What Are the Penalties for Drug Possession?

By | March 16th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Most people know that possession of an illegal drug will result in penalties. Quite simply, if you break the law, bad things will happen. However, confusion and ambiguity begins to creep in when it comes to the different kinds of penalties issued for different types of drug possession. The Law Offices of Elliott Kanter in [...]

How to Reduce Marijuana Charges in California

By | March 12th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

On January 1, 2018, California law was changed forever. On this day, recreational marijuana was legalized in the state, allowing for use and possession of the once illegal drug. For many, this represents a cultural victory for a movement that dates back several decades. For others, this means a fresh start or freedom from charges [...]

How to Defend Yourself Against Assault Charges

By | February 28th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

If you are charged with assault, your whole life can change in an instant. Suddenly, the perception of you and your character can be dramatically altered, painting you as someone you are not. In some cases, assault is justified in the eyes of the law as long as you can prove the circumstances necessitated physical [...]

Falsely Accused of Elder Abuse | What You Should Do

By | February 26th, 2018|Criminal Defense|

Looking after our elders, be they grandparents, great grandparents, or just a neighbor or friend, is a civil responsibility that has been passed down for generations, As they age it is essential to provide needed care and help, with the understanding that when we get older someone else will take up that duty. However, what [...]