Pasadena DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer

Law Offices of Matthew Cargal

Being arrested for a DUI or other criminal offense is traumatic and can result in serious consequences. However, being arrested does not mean that you must suffer the consequences of a conviction! With the right attorney on your side you have a chance of getting the charges dismissed or reduced. For over 20 years Pasadena criminal defense attorney Matthew Cargal and the Law Offices of Matthew Cargal have focused exclusively on defending DUI and other criminal cases. We have successfully defended hundreds of cases and fight to obtain the best possible results for our client. If you or someone you know has been arrested, contact us immediately to discuss how we can help!

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Highly Recommended! This was my first and hopefully only experience with being arrested and it was extremely stressful and humiliating. Mr. Cargal and ...
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Pasadena DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer

Aggressively and Successfully Defending Clients for Over 22 Years

For more than 20 years Pasadena criminal lawyer Matthew Cargal has been defending people accused of DUI and other criminal offenses. Our practice is focused exclusively on DUI and other criminal defense and we have successfully defended hundreds of criminal cases. Successfully defending a criminal case is complicated and requires an attorney who is very experienced in that specific area of law.

Your best chance of a successful defense lies in your choice of an attorney. To ensure that you have the best possible chance of having your charges reduced or dropped, you need an experienced, focused, and aggressive criminal defense attorney. You need Matthew Cargal.

More reasons to hire the Law Offices of Matthew Cargal include:

  • Thorough Investigation of every case in order to determine your best defense.
  • Matthew Cargal and not a paralegal, assistant or junior attorney will be available to discuss your case with you at your request.
  • Clients are kept updated about their case at all times
  • Hundreds of cases handled in Pasadena, Los Angeles County and throughout southern California means we know the court, judge and prosecutor that will be handling your case.
  • Alternative options should jail be an issue in your case.
  • Matthew Cargal has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the DMV and other government administrative agencies.
  • We will do what it take to get you the best possible result including motions and jury trial.

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Know What Your Arrest Could Mean

It is important that you understand the level of influence that a conviction can cause, so that you can better comprehend the importance of working with a legal professional. If you are convicted of a crime, you may face negative consequences, including the following:

  • Permanent mark on record
  • Fines & court costs
  • Jail or prison time
  • Probation or parole
  • License suspension
  • Loss of the right to own or possess a firearm
  • Loss of professional license
  • Inability to obtain certain jobs
  • Possible deportation if you are not a citizen
  • Registration for life

Conviction can not only impact your future, but your family's, as well. If you are charged with a crime, you can receive a Criminal Conviction that could stay on your record for years or sometimes permanently; leaving information regarding crimes available to the public.

Pasadena DUI and criminal attorney and the Law Offices of Matthew Cargal have extensive experience successfully defending all of the following cases:

Know Your Rights in a Criminal Arrest

The success of your defense depends on who you choose to represent you, as well as how you act and what you do to protect your own rights. Our firm can build a compelling case for your defense. With us on your side, you will know that you are in capable hands. Regardless of the type of crime for which you have been arrested, it is ideal that you know your rights and that you:

  • Do not make any statements
  • Do not argue with the law enforcement officers
  • Keep your hands visible and do not touch an officer
  • Never run from law enforcement
  • Do not resist arrest, even if you believe you are innocent
  • Contact a Pasadena criminal defense attorney

The moment you contact our firm, the Pasadena criminal lawyer at The Law Offices of Matthew Cargal can do everything in their power to assist you with your criminal charges.

Contact the Law Offices of Matthew Cargal

DUI and Criminal Defense attorney Matthew Cargal offers a free consultation in person, by phone and online. The consultation will be with Matthew Cargal and not an “associate attorney”, “legal assistant” or “paralegal”. We believe it is critical that you meet, interview and feel comfortable with the person who will be representing you! During the consultation, we will discuss all aspects of your case and answer any questions that you may have. In person appointments are available during the day, in the evening and on weekends. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how we can help resolve this stressful issue for you.

Contact a Pasadena criminal defense lawyer to fight for you after being charged for a crime.

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