Los Angeles County Criminal Attorney
The Law Offices of Paula Drake is a widely recognized and experienced criminal defense firm serving all of Los Angeles County. Attorney Paula Drake has previously served on the bar panel in Los Angeles County, receiving appointments on criminal matters. In her private practice, Attorney Drake has worked in virtually every Los Angeles County courthouse, handling criminal and DUI matters from the most simple to the most complex.
Attorney Paula Drake also handles related matters, including DMV Administrative hearings (DUI APS hearings, Negligent Operator hearings, Financial Responsibility and Medical Suspension issues), Professional License Disciplinary matters, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Child Support issues, Dependency cases, Juvenile Delinquency cases, School Matters, Appeals, Parole and Probation issues, and remedies to clear a criminal record.
If you are under investigation, are facing criminal charges or have a related matter, calling now could significantly improve the outcome of the matter. If you live, work or have a case in the Los Angeles County area, Attorney Paula Drake will personally provide a free consultation. You can have a phone consultation or meet with the attorney in person at an office location in Los Angeles County that is convenient for you.
Aggressive Defense For All Criminal Matters
We are devoted to the defense of individuals, adult and juvenile. Paula Drake has handled thousands of criminal cases in Southern California. If you or a loved one has been charged or is currently under investigation, please call our office today for a free, no obligation, confidential consultation to discuss your case.
Criminal Offenses in Los Angeles County
Crimes in the State of California vary in range and punishment.
Petty infractions, such as traffic tickets, can still have ramifications. It can cause you to lose time at work while going to court. It can result in high fines and points on your driving record that can ultimately lead to a suspension of your license.
The Law Offices of Paula Drake can help you with your infraction matter, no matter how minor. We can fight the matter at trial or appear for you to negotiate an acceptable disposition, such as lower fines, traffic school, or dismissals.
A misdemeanor offense usually involves a sentence of up to one year in county jail, and a felony can carry a state prison sentence. In addition, there could be probation, fines, community service, restitution and counseling programs as part of the sentence. Legal counsel is imperative to protect your rights at every stage of your case. Prior to the filing of a case, there may exist the opportunity to persuade the prosecutor not to file the case against you by doing our own investigation at a very early stage. Prior to the filing of a case, by presenting the facts, we may be able to persuade the prosecutor to not file a case against you. Attorney Paula Drake has been successful in doing this.
Criminal Defense in Los Angeles
Attorney Paula Drake has devoted her entire practice exclusively to criminal defense of adults and juveniles, as well as matters that stem from or relate to these matters. The Law Offices of Paula Drake prides itself on the individual attention given to each client. We care about you and your needs and recognize that you are going through what is likely the most difficult time of your life. The ramifications of criminal charges are great and you need a Los Angeles County criminal attorney who knows the justice system and has the respect of prosecutors and judges from within Los Angeles in order to provide the best criminal defense in your matter.
Often, large firms that handle all types of cases lack the experience and quality of representation that are exemplified by Attorney Paula Drake. You want an attorney devoted to criminal and related areas of practice, and devoted to your individual needs. Don’t get lost in the system and don’t get passed around within a large law firm. Attorney Paula Drake has over thirty years of courtroom criminal experience and has the proven track record to assure you the best possible outcome in your Los Angeles County criminal case.
Attorney Paula Drake, and her team of investigators and experts, are here to provide you with the individual attention you need. Backed by years of experience and successful outcomes, you are assured that you will get the best defense possible.
Areas We Serve
Alhambra, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Compton, Covina, Downey, East Los Angeles, El Monte, Glendale, Hollywood, Inglewood, LAX, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Cerritos, North Hollywood, Norwalk, Pasadena, Pomona, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, Santa Barbara County, Santa Monica, Simi Valley, South Bay, South Los Angeles, Studio City, Toluca Lake, Torrance, Van Nuys, Ventura County, West Covina, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Westlake Village, Woodland Hills, and all surrounding areas.
Call for your free initial consultation with Attorney Paula Drake at an office location near you.