Criminal Defense Relentlessly Fighting for Your Rights
  • Alameda County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Call (510) 953-5551 Today – Se Habla Español

When your liberty, rights, and future are all on the line, turn to the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves. We are aggressive legal advocates who provide compassionate, understanding counsel to our clients. Our multicultural, bilingual team can help you challenge any criminal charge, from a first-time drunk driving offense to a felony sex crime charge. No case is too complex for our award-winning law firm.

Call (510) 953-5551 or request your appointment online to start your defense. Get the legal advice and answers you need!

Why Choose Our Criminal Defense Attorneys?

  • 20+ Years' Combined Experience
  • Former Prosecutor on Your Side
  • Award-Winning, Trial-Tested Representation
  • Multicultural, Spanish-Speaking Team
  • Proven Track Record of Defense

Trusted by thousands of clients, our battle-ready advocates offer the responsive service you deserve. We will communicate with you at every step of your case so that you are never left in the dark or with unanswered questions. Our defense lawyers will be honest with you about your options and possible results. We build strong relationships with clients that are based on trust. Our Oakland criminal defense firm is ready to fight for you. Take the first step in your defense today.

Our Criminal Defense Services

Our Spanish-speaking Oakland criminal defense attorneys take on cases including and not limited to:

  • DUI, including first-time DUIs, multiple DUIs, and other drunk driving or drugged driving-related offenses
  • Drug Crime possession, distribution, sale, and trafficking or a wide range of controlled substances
  • Domestic Violence, including accusations of abuse, threats, harassment, and violations of restraining orders
  • Weapon Crimes such as the unlawful possession of weapons or the use of a weapon to commit a crime
  • Theft Crimes, including a wide range of property theft and financial theft
  • Sex Crimes, including sexual assault, rape, and child molestation
  • Violent Crimes, including murder, assault, battery, and more.

Read more about how we've helped clients overcome their charges.

I've Been Arrested - What Now?

When you've been arrested for a crime, it can be terrifying and intimidating dealing with police officers. It is important that you know your rights and how to conduct yourself at all times in order to avoid any potential issues that can damage your case. Take a moment and review your rights below, and if you feel that your rights were violated, mention it to your criminal defense attorney.

Here are some essential tips to know if you are approached by police officers:

  • You have the right to remain silent. Police officers may try to question you or try to get you to incriminate yourself. What you say can be used against you, so it is better to remain silent. Never try to talk your way out of the situation or explain your side.
  • You have the right to an attorney. When you get the chance, call an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as you can. The sooner you have an attorney on your side protecting you, the better your chances of obtaining a favorable outcome.
  • Be respectful and cooperative. Don’t try to flee the scene, behave in a confrontational manner, or resist arrest. This could lead to additional charges or escalate the situation.
  • You do not have to consent to a search. If the police officer is asking for your permission to search your belongings, you have the right to refuse unreasonable searches and seizures.

Whether you are staring down misdemeanor or felony charges in Oakland, you urgently need the trial-tested advocacy that we offer. Our leading defenders have extensive experience, a history of success, and a reputation for integrity and excellence. Discover why we are trusted in our community and have been depended upon by thousands of clients. Contact our Oakland criminal defense attorneys today for the hard-hitting defense on which you can rely.

Reach us at (510) 953-5551 or online to discover your possible defenses!


Hear Directly from Our Clients
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.

Case Results

Proven Track Record of Successful Defense
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon Dismissed
  • Asset Forfeiture Recovery Successfully Recovered Client’s Funds
  • Child Abuse Charges Dismissed
  • Child Abuse Charges Dismissed
  • Child Molestation Charges Reduced
  • Domestic Violence Charges Reduced
  • DUI Dismissed
  • Grand Theft/Burglary/Forgery Dismissed
  • Rape by Force Dismissed
  • Sexual Assault Dismissed

Why Choose Us?

See What Makes Us Different 
  • 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.

Contact Us Today

Call Us at 510-953-5551 or Fill Out The Form Below for a Free Consultation
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