• Justice may be blind, but she has very sophisticated listening devices.

    – Edgar Argo

    Blind Justice Hears Well
  • Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

    – Benjamin Franklin

    Of Patriots
  • It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important.

    – Rev. M.L. King, Jr.

    Lynch Mob
  • The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known.

    – C.E. Hughes

    Law Factory
  • This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.

    – O.W. Holmes, Jr., J.J.

    May It Please the Court
  • The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets or steal bread.

    – Anatole France

  • No man is above the law, and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man’s permission when we require him to obey it.

    -  Theo. Roosevelt

  • I’ve never had a problem with drugs.  I’ve had problems with the police.

    – Keith Richards

    Papaver Somniferum
  • Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage. Litigant: A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.

    – Ambrose Bierce


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Welcome to the online home of California criminal defense lawyer, litigator and mediator Sarkis Jacob Babachanian. In private practice nearly twenty years, Mr. Babachanian brings all of his experience, learning and skill to bear on clients’ problems to optimize outcomes and earn client appreciation.

Mr. Babachanian’s centrally located Glendale office serves clients throughout Southern California. If you or someone you care about is in trouble, call Mr. Babachanian now at (818) 500-0678 for a free criminal case consultation. If you have an existing case being handled by another lawyer, second opinions are available.