Sacramento County Criminal Defense & Divorce Attorney Ready to Defend Your Rights

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  • “I would recommend Steve and his team to anyone in need.”

    - John H.
  • “He showed up at 4 am while I was in jail to brief me on how to get out. He not only got me out but got me the best possible deal. I was facing 15 years in prison and I got 30 days house arrest.”

    - Curt L.
  • “He is very good and educated at what he does.”

    - Shelby V.

Sacramento County Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you are charged with a criminal offense and need a divorce attorney, you need a strong defense strategy. The keystone of any legal defense strategy is a driven, experienced criminal defense and divorce lawyer. Look no further than the Law Office of Steve Whitworth for honest, aggressive, reasonably priced criminal defense and family law representation. When you are facing penalties like incarceration, fines, probation, and the loss of certain rights and opportunities, invest in yourself by investing in competent legal representation.

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  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Elk Grove, CA
  • State Bar of California
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Client reviews

“Mr. Whitworth is everything you need if your looking for an attorney. You really don’t have to worry about a thing. He got me the best deal.  He broke it down to where I was able to keep my license, and not do any jail time. He didn’t ask for a lot of money he was very affordable with price, and he got the job done. He’s not all about the money, he has a very good heart. Thank you Mr. Whitworth for your time and your professionalism.” - Prince C. 

Who I Am

I am a solo practitioner who represents clients throughout the greater Sacramento Area. My goal is to bring each case to a fair, reasonable outcome. Sometimes, that means going to trial and aggressively defending the client. In other cases, it means exploring alternatives within the criminal and family law justice system.

In addition to helping my clients avoid the criminal penalties that follow convictions, I am committed to helping them avoid the stigma of being convicted of crimes. The stigma of having a criminal record can negatively impact an individual’s personal and professional life, and when you are facing a false or erroneous charge, there is nothing more frustrating than having your life ruined by a criminal conviction. I also practice family law (Divorce Attorney) because often a divorce is part of a criminal charge or conviction and you need an Attorney that understands the complications of a divorce, child custody, spousal and child support when  these two life events meet each other.

What I Do

How I serve each client depends on the circumstances at play in the client’s case. When I go to trial to defend a client, I devote myself to crafting a defense strategy that will ideally result in the charge being lowered or dismissed. This includes:

  • Obtaining expert witnesses to testify on the client’s behalf;
  • Interviewing law enforcement and all other parties involved in the case to expose any lies or exaggerations that are skewing the narrative;
  • Negotiate with the prosecutors to reduce the client’s sentence;
  • Conduct a thorough pretrial investigation to determine whether any of the prosecution’s evidence was obtained illegally and if it was, move to have it tossed out;
  • Employ professionals whose experience and insight can aid the client’s defense; and
  • Work to have charges lowered or ideally, dismissed entirely.
  • I work with juvenile clients as well as adults.

Why Work with Me?

I am a professional who is as invested in your legal success as you are. Read previous client’s reviews of my legal services to learn more about how I have helped them and how I can help you.

Contact me if you are facing one of the types of cases I handle. When you need to defend your case against a criminal charge and/or facing a divorce, you need to work with a lawyer who specifically handles the type of case you are facing. I am committed to providing the most comprehensive legal representation possible for every case I handle.

Schedule your Free Consultation Today

Do not wait to schedule your free legal consultation with experienced criminal defense attorney Steve Whitworth at the Law Office of Steve Whitworth. Every case is unique, and every case deserves personalized attention. Contact our attorney today to start building a legal defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Honest & Reasonably Priced Representation
  • Aggressive & Experienced Trial Lawyer
  • Won Over 130 Cases in 7 Years
  • Named as Superlawyer For the Last 10 Years
  • Free Initial Consultation & 24/7 Availability
  • Spanish Speaking Services Available

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