Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

If you or someone you love has been arrested in Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, San Fernando, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, Los Angeles, or the surrounding areas, the most important first step you must take is finding an experienced Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. Trust, honesty and skilled effective representation is of the utmost importance to everyone at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C.

The lawyers at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C do not shy away from trial. Our Sherman Oaks criminal defense firm not only has familiarity with countless courts, court staff, Judges and District Attorneys throughout Southern California, but through skilled negotiation can reduce the likelihood of convictions and keep criminal records clean. Here at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C we treat all our clients with respect and candor, while providing the utmost quality representation. Honesty, trust and skill are of the utmost importance to our San Fernando Valley criminal defense attorneys and staff.

At the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C our San Fernando Valley criminal attorneys passionately fight for our clients. We understand what you are going through and help you get through the stress and fear of criminal prosecution through thoughtful, skilled and experienced representation. Individuals suspected of crimes often feel pressured by the police or the District Attorneys and this can lead to fright and confusion. Remember, you do not have to fight alone when you have the power of our skilled Sherman Oaks criminal defense attorneys willing to fight for you!


Through a thorough consultation, the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C will analyze and formulate a case plan that ensures you understand what to expect. This case plan will help you preview the road head, understand your defenses, options, and possible outcomes while setting attainable goals. The benefit of having a skilled and experienced Sherman Oaks criminal defense attorney is that the lawyers at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C have experience handling almost every case imaginable, including citations, misdemeanors, felonies, “strike” cases and even murder charges.


Our Van Nuys criminal defense firm is dedicated, aggressive, honest and skilled. We respect our clients and strive for what is in their best interest. The Van Nuys criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C are approachable and know when it comes to criminal convictions it can impact every aspect of one’s life from, employment to immigration, to losing your standing in the community.

Our San Fernando Valley criminal lawyers understand when you are arrested for a crime in Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, Glendale, Burbank, Los Angeles or the surrounding areas, you must have a team that understands the process from beginning to end. The Sherman Oaks criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C will fight for you at every possible stage of the proceedings. This includes, pre-file representation, arraignment, preliminary hearings, grand jury indictments, pre-trial, trial, and probationary matters.

If you have been arrested in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, or the surrounding areas, contact a top San Fernando criminal defense attorney immediately.

Criminal Defense cases include, but are not limited to the following areas

Violent Crimes

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Terrorist Threats
  • Robbery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Three Strikes
  • Firearms

Vehicle Crimes

  • DUI
  • Hit and Run
  • Drug Trafficking
  • DMV/License Issues

Vehicle Crimes

  • Medical Marijuana
  • Drug Possession
  • Possession for sale
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Drug Transportation
  • Federal Drug Crimes

Theft Crimes

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Other Criminal Services

  • Probation Violations
  • Expungements
  • Early Termination of probation
  • Pre-file/Investigations
  • Prop 47

California Juvenile Law Attorneys

In California, crimes committed by children under the age of 18 are handled in the juvenile court system. The juvenile system operates very differently from adult court, thus it is imperative that an attorney handling a child’s criminal case has the expertise to handle this very delicate area of law.

Here at the Law Offices of A.D. Williams, A.P.C our San Fernando Valley juvenile defense attorneys not only understand the stress and emotions of having a child have to face the prosecutorial arm of the government at such a young age, but also understand and have experience in all aspects of juvenile law. Our San Fernando Valley juvenile defense lawyer understand the importance of keeping criminal records sealed and clean for the successful future of your child and for immigration consequences as well.

Our experienced Sherman Oaks juvenile attorneys recognize the compassion and delicateness associated with representing minors, who are often the most vulnerable and scared clients. We take time to know your family’s dynamic and your child’s needs to make sure you child’s future is bright and prosperous.

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