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National Trial Lawyers
National Academy of Criminal Defense Att



We at Costen Ruiz Law know that being charged with a crime can be one of the most difficult and stressful times in your life. Our firm is committed to giving you the best defense possible, protecting your rights, and making sure you have a fair trial. We really want you to be able to move on from this hard time. We are the Criminal Justice Lawyers in Santa Clarita, CA.


Getting charged with a crime can be one of the most stressful things that happen to you. If you are found guilty, you may have to pay large fines, go to jail, or have your criminal record erased for good. Our criminal defense team in Santa Clarita will fight for your rights and do everything they can to get the best possible outcome for your case.

Defending Against Criminal Charges

Expertise in Various Criminal Charges

  • Assault and Battery

  • Theft and Burglary

  • Drug Offenses

  • Domestic Violence

  • White Collar Crimes

  • Juvenile Crimes

We know the details of each type of charge and will make sure that our defense plans fit the needs of your case. Because we know the Santa Clarita courts and prosecutors well, we can come up with better defense plans.

DWI & Serious Motor Vehicle Violations

Drivers who are impaired (DWI) and people who break other serious traffic laws can get their licenses taken away, pay big fines, or even go to jail. Our skilled DWI lawyers know a lot about the complicated rules of the road when it comes to cars. They want to protect your driving privileges and lessen the effects of these charges against you.



We know that going through a criminal case is not only a battle in court, but also a battle in your mind and emotions. Not only can the stress and uncertainty hurt you, but it can also hurt your family. People know our firm as the Criminal Justice Attorneys who really care about their clients. We are here to help you with both your legal needs and your emotional needs during this difficult time.

Free help and knowledge from the area
Giving free first advice is an important part of our service. We believe in giving our clients the information they need to make smart choices about their legal matters. We also have a strategic advantage in defending your case because we know the Santa Clarita courts and prosecutors very well.



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How do I choose the right criminal defense lawyer in Santa Clarita?

Choosing the right criminal defense lawyer is critical to the success of your case. Look for a lawyer with extensive experience handling cases like yours and a thorough understanding of the local court system. It's also important to find a lawyer who provides free consultations, as this allows you to discuss your case without making a financial commitment and determine whether the lawyer is a good fit for you.

What can I expect during my initial consultation?

During your initial consultation, you can expect to discuss the specifics of your case, such as the charges you are facing and the circumstances of your arrest. This meeting allows you to ask questions about the legal process, potential defense strategies, and the attorney's experience. The lawyer will also explain their fee structure, as well as what costs and payment plans to expect.

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