Criminal Lawyer in Palos Verdes

If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime and are in need of a criminal defense attorney, you can't do better than to hire Stephen A. Varga, a lawyer in Palos Verdes.


Focusing a large part of his practice on criminal cases, Mr. Varga defends clients charged with a broad range of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies. The Palos Verdes attorney has practiced law for more than 25 years. His practice is based in Los Angeles County.


Criminal Law Practice Areas


Mr. Varga has extensive experience in criminal law. If you have been charged with any of the following crimes, Mr. Varga will defend you with skill and passion:


  • Assault
  • Attempted murder
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug crime
  • DUI
  • Gang crime
  • Juvenile crime
  • Murder
  • Resisting arrest
  • Sex crime
  • Theft
  • Three strikes crime
  • Violent crime
  • White collar crime


Misdemeanor and Felony Crimes


Mr. Varga has defended many clients accused of committing misdemeanors. In California a misdemeanor is a crime for which the punishment is less than one year in jail. Misdemeanors tend to be less serious crimes, such as jay walking or petty theft. He also has defended many people accused of committing a felony. A felony in California is a crime for which the punishment is more than a year in jail. These tend to be more serious crimes, such as murder or rape.


The law is divided into criminal cases and civil cases. Criminal cases include any case in which a person is accused of committing a crime. Civil cases involve persons or organizations wishing to find a legal solution to a dispute. In criminal cases, the state, through a prosecutor, brings the suit. In civil cases, the law suit is brought by the victim.


Contact a Criminal Lawyer in Palos Verdes


Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. You will need the best legal representation possible. Mr. Varga, a criminal lawyer in Palos Verdes, will handle your case aggressively, doing the best job that can be done for you. He also will treat you as an individual, deserving of respect and undivided attention.


To discuss the specifics about your case, contact Mr. Varga today.

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Stephen A. Varga
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