Strong Criminal Defense When You Need It Most
Being charged with a criminal offense is a serious matter. It can be difficult to know where to turn and what to do. With more than 20 years of collective legal experience in the field of criminal defense, the Nieves Law Firm, APC is ready to assume your defense and fight to protect your future rights and freedoms.
Whether you have been accused of a civil offense such as contempt or a request for a restraining order or a criminal offense related to drugs, DUI, battery, sexual assault, or theft we are here to provide you with experience-driven and results-proven representation.
Contempt Attorneys in Oakland, CA serving Alameda County, Contra Costa County and the surrounding Bay Area
Contempt law is a complicated, difficult and often confusing field of law. Our skilled team of lawyers have much experience with these challenging issues and always aim to achieve results through a combination of our expertise and professionalism. We place our clients’ best interests at heart and fight to defend their freedom, protect their reputation, and secure the best outcome in their matter.
Contempt of Court
Contempt charges can surface when an individual subjected to a court order fails to suitably comply with the requirements of the order
The Nieves Law Firm serves clients throughout the Bay Area and provides legal advice and representation on domestic violence cases for individuals in Oakland, CA and throughout Alameda and the surrounding counties.
Domestic Violence is defined as the abuse or threats of abuse when the parties involved have an intimate relationship. These cases are often personal and can be extremely complicated without a skilled attorney on your side. The lawyers here at The Nieves Law Firm are experienced in these challenging matters and provide professional, results driven and trustworthy assistance.
What Type Of Drug Cases Does Your Firm Typically Handle?
There are two main types of drug offense cases: possession offenses and sales-related offenses. Simple possession can be for personal use and then there’s possession for the purposes of sale. There are charges that are related to being under the influence of certain types of drugs, and those related to other offenses, like driving under the influence. Our firm handles all of these common drug offenses.
- How Does California Address Drug Paraphernalia Issues?
- Do Most Drug-Related Cases Go To Trial Or Do They Settle?
The Nieves Law Firm has successfully defended numerous Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) cases for our clients. An individual arrested for DUI faces a number of punishments if convicted, the consequences include the possibility of:
- Monetary fines
- Driving License suspension
- DUI School
- Ignition Interlock Device Installation
At The Nieves Law Firm, we can assist you with your California expungement needs. Our firm is dedicated to taking care of your legal needs and addressing situations that may affect your reputation, liberty and freedom. We are dedicated to developing strong legal solutions to our clients’ issues in both an effective and efficient manner. We have a wealth of experience in legal remedies of this kind throughout Alameda, Contra Costa and the surrounding Bay Area.
What Are The Common Types Of Juvenile Cases That Your Firm Handles?
The most common juvenile offense cases that we handle are narcotics and auto burglary offenses. There are two classes of juvenile cases in California; cases where the individual is actually eligible for a genuine punishment and others that offer a diversionary program where if the person follows all rules, the case is then sealed and it goes away. That can be done on some fairly serious cases, even sex offense cases.
- What Are The Penalties Associated With Juvenile Convictions?
- Are There Any Alternative Programs Available To Juvenile Offenders?
Based in Oakland, CA, The Nieves Law Firm is a trusted law firm experienced in dealing with restraining order cases for individuals in Alameda County, Contra Costa County and the surrounding Bay Area.
Restraining Order defense is an area of the law that requires knowledgeable and trustworthy attorneys with substantial experience. When looking to defend your freedoms and challenge a possible restraining order taken out against you, our exemplary lawyers will support you every step of the way in a professional manner, offering advice and representation that always reflects your interests.
Sex crimes may be classified as misdemeanors or felonies, but all of them are serious offenses with consequences that could haunt you for years to come. So, if you are facing charges—potential or realized—for any sex crime in California, it may be wise to talk to an attorney who understands these offenses and knows how to handle them in court.
An Oakland sex crimes lawyer could explain your charge’s legal implications, advise you on how to protect your rights, and devise a strategy to protect your reputation and your future.