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  • BBB A+ Rating
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • NACDA Top Ten Ranking
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • People Love Us On Yelp 2017 Award Recipient
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Oakland Criminal Defense Lawyers

If You’ve Been Arrested, Call Torres & Caraves Law

At Torres & Caraves Law, we bring more than 25 years of collective experience in public and private litigation. We have a multicultural team of Spanish speaking attorneys and staff who are committed to delivering solid results and an excellent client experience.

Our Oakland criminal defense lawyers are trial-tested advocates with a proven record. We are well-known in the community and strongly believe in treating each client with respect and trust.

Serving Clients Throughout the Bay Area

Our goal is to work hard to protect you and your family during the stress of a criminal case. Whether you face a first-time DUI charge or a felony drug charge, our legal team is here for you. At our law firm, we handle all types of criminal matters, including run-of-the-mill cases and complex criminal cases. Torres & Caraves Law is known for integrity and responsiveness and will communicate with you every step of the way so you know where your case stands at any moment.

You won’t be kept in the dark! Let us show you how we built our reputation to protect your freedom and our family. There is too much at stake to risk it without the right attorneys by your side, so call Torres & Caraves Law today!

Call (510) 953-5551 or contact us online to see how we can fight for you! Se habla español.

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Trust Our Reputation of Outstanding Results

If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you urgently need to know and assert your legal rights. First, you need to use your right to remain silent, and to ensure that your silence isn’t used against you, you will have to expressly say that you want to invoke your right to remain silent.

Your next step should be to find a trusted Oakland criminal defense lawyer. You want to find someone who can prevent charges from being filed or who can get your case dismissed before trial, and yet you also need an attorney who will be ready for trial if necessary. At Torres & Caraves Law, we have a reputation for doing everything within the power of the law for our clients and have earned many positive results because of this. Browse through our past cases then contact our firm for a consultation. Do not delay – the sooner you call, the sooner we can begin fighting for your future and your freedom.

  • Stalking Felony Charge Reduced to Misdemeanor
  • Child Abuse Charges Dismissed
  • Rape by Force Dismissed
  • Grand Theft/Burglary/Forgery Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Charges Reduced
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon Dismissed
  • Child Molestation Charges Reduced
  • Child Abuse Charges Dismissed
  • Asset Forfeiture Recovery Successfully Recovered Client’s Funds
  • Sexual Battery Dismissed
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Why Choose Torres & Caraves?

See What Makes Us the Right Choice
  • A History of Results

    Our caring yet aggressive approach has built up a proven track record of defense victories.

  • Reputation for Excellence

    Our law firm is known for serving clients with integrity and responsiveness.

  • Trusted in the Community

    Our team includes a former public defender who has served indigent clients and is dedicated to the community.

  • Former Prosecutor

    With our more than 25 years of combined experience, we have the insight and talent to handle any type of criminal trial.

  • Multicultural Team

    Our Spanish-speaking attorneys and staff serve people from all walks of life.

Meet Our Attorneys

Put More Than 25 Years of Combined Experience in Your Corner. Learn More About Our Dedicated Attorneys. 

100% Dedicated to Client Service

Read How We Have Helped Past Clients

When you turn to Torres & Caraves Law, you can be ready to face whatever comes next in your criminal defense case. From the initial arrest or accusation through trial or dismissal, you and your family can rest easier knowing your case is in good hands. Our legal team, which includes a former public defender who has served indigent clients, is trusted in the local community. We have a well-earned reputation for obtaining victories for people from all walks of life.

Current and former clients benefit from our responsive service, legal talent, integrity, and knowledge. We welcome those who need help to browse our testimonials and read more about how we have been able to help others in similar situations.

  • He provided our family with clear explanations about the process every step of the way.

    “I was particularly impressed by his trial approach and strategy. He made sure that my son was set up for success. I am grateful to Martin because my son was found to be not guilty by the jury.”

    - Paulette Smith
  • Not guilty! Not guilty! Not guilty! I am so excited for those two words to be spoken in the courtroom.

    “It definitely felt like he had my back and wanted me to win as much as I wanted to win. I highly recommend Mr. Caraves I felt like Mr. Caraves did everything he could to help us win the case. I could go on and on but I think you get the picture. Great win!”

    - Langston W.
  • Que mas se puede pedir? Un servicio muy personalizado y honesto.

    “Martin me dijo el primer dia que tuve la entrevista con el........ no se preocupe por nada, yo voy a pelear su caso y olvidese del caso, si necesito algo lo llamo. Eso es lo que hice, y despues me ...”

    - Gloria C.
  • No lo duden hablen y busquen ayuda una gran ventaja de esta profesional firma es todos son 100% bilingües .

    “Es una firma de abogados que necesita nuestra comunidad; en más de 5 casos han apoyado y tenido éxito con los casos si tienes un DUI, un accidente de cualquier género no duden en buscar en ellos su ...”

    - Myriam R.
  • Me atendió este abogado muy bien

    “El mes Julio 31 19 me atendió este abogado muy bien y todo le entendi mi caso era que un investigador privado quería mi información y yo tenía mucho miedo y el me ayudó.”

    - Fredi L.
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Benefit from Trial-Tested Defense

Contact Us for Trusted Help

After an arrest, put your case in the hands of an advocate you can trust. Benefit from trial-tested defense that has helped numerous individuals throughout the Bay Area. Serving clients in English or Spanish, you can rely on us to honestly explain your defense options to help guide you on the right path. Call us after you’ve been pulled over, if you’ve been accused of a sex crime, when you’ve been arrested for a weapon offense, or before the police question you on suspicion for domestic violence or assault, among many other crimes. Our Oakland criminal defense attorneys are your partners in protecting your rights and fighting for your future.

What to Do After an Arrest? Learn What Your First Steps Should Be

If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you urgently need to know and assert your legal rights. First, you need to use your right to remain silent, and to ensure that your silence isn’t used against you, you will have to expressly say that you want to invoke your right to remain silent. Your next step should be to find a criminal defense lawyer. You want to find someone who can prevent charges from being filed or who can get your case dismissed before trial, and yet you also need an attorney who will be ready for trial if necessary. If you turn to Torres & Caraves, you can be ready to face whatever comes next in your criminal defense case.