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Defending People Just Like You
For Over 40 Years
When you are charged with a crime, time is of the essence. Do not risk your future by hesitating to enlist legal help. Call my cell phone at (831) 206-2186. I am available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
At the Law Office of James H. Newhouse, you will find a law firm that is 100% devoted to defending clients facing criminal charges. I am attorney James Newhouse. I have demonstrated my commitment to criminal defense by successfully defending people just like you for over 40 years.
I am certified as a criminal law specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and I have been selected by my peers for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers every year since 2005.
Especially if you have a criminal record, are not a U.S. citizen, or are involved in a child custody dispute, you need to contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away.
You could be facing felony charges, substantial jail time, loss of child custody — even deportation.
I have not raised my fees in 10 years, and I am able to quote clients a fixed fee for many services. I provide knowledgeable criminal defense for people charged with any of a wide variety of criminal offenses, such as:
- Drunk Driving
- Property Crimes
- White Collar Crime
- Drug Offenses
- Violent Crimes
- Domestic Violence
- Probation Violations and Modification
- Dismissal of Prior Convictions
- Traffic Offenses
Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, and whether they are in state or federal court, the government will work hard to convict you, and you need someone who will work even harder to defend you.
No matter what you are charged with, I can help. I have defended clients charged with everything from simple DUI/DWI to homicide.
Criminal Convictions Come With Serious Consequences
Criminal charges at every level must be taken seriously and defended even more rigorously. You could be facing:
- Significant jail or prison time
- Denial of naturalization, deportation and other immigration-related consequences
- A permanent criminal record
- Lengthy probation
- Loss of any state professional licenses (such as medical or teaching)
- Large fines
- Inability to obtain or own a firearm
Never Face a Criminal Charge Alone
Whether you have been issued a traffic citation, charged by complaint, indicted by a grand jury, or arrested, you have the right to have your attorney present at every stage of the proceedings. Time is critical because criminal cases move quickly.
For a free initial consultation to discuss your case, contact me, Monterey, California, criminal defense lawyer James Newhouse. I will use my knowledge and experience to personally defend you, protect your rights, and help you avoid conviction, if possible.
Included in Northern California Super Lawyers Every Year Since 2005
Top 5% of Northern California Lawyers as Selected by His Peers
Law Office of James H. Newhouse
Criminal Defense Attorney