Your Premier Criminal Defense Advocate in San Jose, CA

Welcome to Waite Law Firm, your trusted destination for expert legal representation in San Jose, California. Led by Peter Waite, a dedicated criminal defense lawyer, we specialize in defending individuals facing a wide range of criminal charges. With a commitment to integrity, professionalism, and unwavering advocacy, we strive to protect the rights and interests of our clients while pursuing the best possible outcome for their cases.

Understanding Criminal Defense

Criminal defense encompasses a broad spectrum of legal services aimed at protecting individuals accused of committing criminal offenses. At Waite Law Firm, we understand the gravity of criminal charges and the impact they can have on your life. Whether you’re facing misdemeanor or felony charges, our experienced legal team is here to provide you with the guidance, support, and representation you need during this challenging time.

Key Practice Areas

At Waite Law Firm, we offer comprehensive legal representation across various practice areas. Below are some of the key areas of criminal defense in which we specialize:

  1. Domestic Violence:
    • Definition: Domestic violence refers to abusive behavior occurring within intimate relationships or households. It can encompass physical, emotional, psychological, or financial abuse.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Penal Code 13700
  1. Drug Crimes:
    • Definition: Drug crimes involve the unlawful possession, distribution, manufacturing, or trafficking of controlled substances.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Health and Safety Code 11350-11379.8
  1. DUI (Driving Under the Influence):
    • Definition: DUI involves operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, impairing the driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Vehicle Code 23152
  1. Homicide:
    • Definition: Homicide refers to the unlawful killing of another person. It can be classified as murder, manslaughter, or justifiable homicide.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Penal Code 187-199
  1. Sex Crimes:
    • Definition: Sex crimes involve non-consensual sexual conduct or activities deemed illegal under state or federal law. This can include rape, sexual assault, child pornography, and indecent exposure.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Penal Code 261-289
  1. Theft Crimes:
    • Definition: Theft crimes involve unlawfully taking or depriving someone of their property without consent. This includes offenses such as burglary, robbery, shoplifting, and embezzlement.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Penal Code 484-503
  1. Weapons Charges:
    • Definition: Weapons charges involve the unlawful possession, sale, or use of firearms or other deadly weapons in violation of state or federal law.
    • Relevant Penal Code: California Penal Code section 29800
  1. White Collar Crimes:
    • Definition: White collar crimes are non-violent offenses typically committed by individuals or businesses for financial gain. This includes fraud, insider trading, money laundering, and identity theft.
    • Relevant Laws: Various state and federal statutes

Committed to Your Defense

At Waite Law Firm, we understand the complexities and challenges associated with criminal defense cases. We recognize that each client’s situation is unique, and we approach every case with the individualized attention and dedication it deserves. Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of legal representation while guiding you through the legal process with compassion and understanding.

Contact Waite Law Firm Today

If you’re facing criminal charges in San Jose, CA, don’t face them alone. Trust the experienced legal team at Waite Law Firm at (669) 221-3430 to fight for your rights and vigorously defend your case. Contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation with Peter Waite and take the first step toward protecting your future.

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111 N Market St.

SAN JOSE, CA 95113

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111 N Market St.

SAN JOSE, CA 95113

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