contra costa county
criminal law defense
dui / dmv
dui / dmv
dismissal of old cases
paul walton, attorney
san francisco bay area
and northern california
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offenses in california courts.
know your rights. talk to a lawyer
as soon as possible before you go
to court, even for a first offense.
you have a right to an attorney
even if you cannot afford one.
don't go to court alone or plead
guilty without legal advice.
a criminal conviction can cause employment, immigration, or professional license problems.
with the right legal help, it might
be possible to get your case reduced
to a lower charge or even dismissed.
most first offenses are resolved with
a fine payment, community service,
or weekend work time without jail.
if you are charged with petty theft (shoplifting), you might be eligible
for a diversion program that
allows you to take a class
and have your case dismissed.
if you are charged with a dui,
you must contact the dmv
within ten days to request
a hearing to try to prevent the suspension of your license.
old convictions can be cleared (expunged) from your record if
you have paid your fine, are no longer on probation, and have completed
the other requirements of your case.
talk to a lawyer before you make
any decisions or miss any deadlines.
i will handle your case personally
from beginning to end.
you will not be met at court by an associate or assistant.
initial consultations are always free.
reasonable attorney fees.
cash, checks, credit cards, paypal,
and apple pay accepted.
monthly payment plans can be arranged.
if you cannot afford an attorney,
you might be eligible for a public defender to represent you.
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