Phone: (530) 265 - 8508
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Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Nevada City

Defending your future against the harm done by a criminal charge can be a challenging and frightening task to face alone. When facing criminal charges, you need a lawyer who will fight to protect your rights, your future and your wallet from the damage a conviction can cause.

At the Munkelt Law Office, our attorney leverages more than 30 years of experience to offer aggressive and knowledgeable criminal defense representation to clients in the Nevada City, California, area. With your best interests always in mind, our staff works diligently to limit the damage caused by various criminal charges, including:

  • Medical marijuana: In an effort to help you avoid charges of illegal activity, our staff offers informative advice on the proper purchase, sale or cultivation of medical marijuana, and the statutes governing the process.
  • DUI/DWI: Our DUI/DWI defense services are designed to help limit the harm caused by a conviction. After carefully examining the events leading to your charges, our staff offers the advice you need to make strong decisions relating to your defense.
  • Sex offenses: From child molestation to statutory rape charges, our staff offers an aggressive defense against the lasting damage a sex offense conviction can cause.
  • Juvenile offenses: Offering a dedicated defense against criminal juvenile offenses, our staff addresses charges relating to theft, burglary, assault and trespassing, in an effort to help your child avoid extensive harm to their future.
  • Traffic offenses: From simple speeding tickets to more complicated repeat traffic offenses, our staff strives to limit the penalties a traffic offense can cause.
  • Serious felonies: Designed to protect you from penalties relating to the three strike program, our serious felony defense serves to address charges including assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats, robbery and residential burglary.
  • Homicide: From murder to manslaughter, including capital murder, our staff strives to prove your innocence, or limit the penalties stemming from these charges.
  • Drug charges: Including drug possession, drug sales and drug manufacturing, our drug charge defense is able to address charges relating to various drugs, including marijuana, heroin, prescription drugs and meth.

Call (530) 265 - 8508 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule a $50 initial consultation to discuss your specific criminal defense needs.