Former state prosecutor. Practiced in courts across the State of California. Skilled in complex criminal litigation from fraud, white collar crime, public corruption, homicides, and major felonies.
We go to trial. You have a right to a trial by jury. Even though 98% of criminal cases resolve through plea bargaining, a willingness to go trial ensures the best resolution of your case. Matt Taylor is an experienced trial attorney who will aggressively, eloquently, and courageously represent you in trial.
If you are accused of a white-collar crime, a vigorous defense can save you financially and personally. We have experience with some of the most complex fraud cases and will use our knowledge and expertise to represent you and your company.
If you have been convicted of a crime, you may be entitled to get that crime and arrest expunged from your record or reduced to a misdemeanor. A record can get in the way of your future job prospects. We can help clear up your record.
The plea bargain is the most common form of resolution of a criminal case. We know the elements and intricacies of how District Attorneys’ Offices charge cases and what factors go into a plea bargain. We will leverage our knowledge and experience to ensure you get the best deal possible.
Nearly all Fish and Wildlife Violations are misdemeanors as a matter of law. These violations can permanently impair your ability to get a hunting license and keep you from passing professional background checks. With experience across the rural counties of Northern California we have handled many forms of Fish and Wildlife Cases and will help ensure a successful resolution of your case.
A DUI arrest could cause you to lose your driver’s license and your job. A conviction of DUI could lead to you serving time in jail. We will ensure you receive a vigorous defense and will help if you through all stages of the criminal and DMV process.
Any time a domestic violence crime is reported, law enforcement legally has to arrest someone, even if there is evidence of self-defense or mutual combat. These cases are complex from a personal and legal standpoint. We will ensure you have an advocate throughout this process.
We have extensive experience with narcotics crimes. We will ensure you have a vigorous defense. We will also help put our clients in touch with services to put their lives back together if they are suffering from addiction.
In California you may be entitled to Mental Health Diversion if you are suffering from a mental health diagnosis. This means that if you complete programs ordered by the court, your criminal case will be dismissed. We are passionate about mental health cases and will work to get you the help you need and end up on the other side with a clean record and bill of health.
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