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Santa Cruz DUI Lawyer John Thornton

If you Have Been Arrested in Santa Cruz, call The Law Office of John W. Thornton

The office of John W. Thornton, Attorney at Law is a Santa Cruz, California law firm that deals exclusively with criminal defense, with a particular focus on cases involving driving under the influence (DUI). With over 20 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer, Attorney John W. Thornton has represented thousands of people accused of violating the law. Mr. Thornton brings effective and pragmatic legal representation to such criminal defense charges as:

Call 831-426-5800831-426-5800 or 831-566-4357831-566-4357 for a free phone consultation with a Santa Cruz DUI lawyer who has decades of experience.

Why Should you Call a DUI Defense Lawyer?

You may be wondering what many people wonder: "Why should I call a DUI defense lawyer?" after an arrest on suspicion of DUI. Many people in Santa Cruz believe that their case is open and shut and a lawyer is not worth the cost. But a defense lawyer who has experience and resources can be the difference between freedom and incarceration. 

  • The reason the police stopped you may have been unlawful
  • The police may not have read your rights or explained the sobriety test effectively
  • A breathalyzer or other device to test BAC may have been faulty
  • Prosecutors may not have the evidence needed to convict
  • Your charges may be reduced significantly with the right legal defense

When you call for a free consultation, attorney John W. Thornton will offer an honest assessment of your case, carefully explaining the legal process and the steps required to resolve your Santa Cruz County legal matter. There is no substitute for having a legal ally who is deeply familiar with the criminal law process and the ways of navigating the courts effectively. He will work to educate you on the laws and your rights, helping you with the California 3 strikes law, dealing with the police, and other matters relevant to your arrest. Knowing your options will help you determine which course of action is right for you.

IMPORTANT: If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and fail to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles within 10 days of your citation, your driving privileges will be suspended. As an experienced Santa Cruz DUI lawyer, John W. Thornton can assist you in getting your license back and defend you against a DUI charge.

Contact a Santa Cruz DUI Lawyer

If you are facing criminal charges, including those related to a DUI arrest, contact attorney John Thornton at 831-426-5800831-426-5800 or 831-566-4357831-566-4357 for a free phone consultation

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John W. Thornton, Attorney at Law
303 Potrero Street, Suite 30
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Mobile: 831 566-4357
Fax: 831 459-0532
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