WELCOME TO THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHN W. THORNTON
Santa Cruz DUI Lawyer
The office of John W. Thornton, Attorney at Law is a Santa Cruz, California law firm that deals exclusively with criminal defense. 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:
- Domestic Violence
- Drug Possession / Sales
- Marijuana Crimes
- Gang Crimes
- Burglary / Robbery
- Firearm Possession
- Assault and Battery / Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Three Strikes
- Dealing with the Police
- Driving with a Suspended License
- Disturbing the peace
- White collar crimes
Call 831-426-5800 or 831-566-4357 for a free phone consultation.
From the onset, 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. 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.
The most important thing to remember when facing California criminal charges is that you have rights. Whether you choose have those rights defended at trial, challenge the arrest or search, or wish to enter into a plea, Santa Cruz criminal defense lawyer John W. Thornton can help. Even if you are convicted, he can request sentencing options that may be less severe than traditional jail time, such as home monitoring, work release programs, work furlough programs and drug treatment centers.
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.