Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Domestic Violence

You need high-quality advice and input from an attorney who knows how to expertly handle your situation. Follow these guidelines to address your domestic violence accusation.

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Expungement

Do you want to get your record expunged? A clean record can offer you many benefits that you might not otherwise receive. You’ll have better access to jobs and educational opportunities. Hire an experienced Chico Defense lawyer to help you through the expungement process.

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Juvenile Crimes

One of the scariest moments a parent may face is when they get a call from the police about their child. It can be especially devastating if your child is arrested and charged with a crime.

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Probation Violations

So you violated your probation. Now what? Whether it was accidental or not, you now have to face a judge to explain your actions. Chico criminal defense lawyers at Amaya & Associates will fight to help you avoid jail.

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Theft Crimes

Many people who are charged with theft crimes made a simple bad life choice. If this describes you, you probably agree with us that you deserve another chance at making it right. Maybe you have been falsely convicted and want the best theft crimes defense lawyer in Chico to defend you?

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Violent Crimes

If you have been charged with a violent crime, you should hire an experienced Chico criminal defense attorney immediately. Violent crimes are widespread throughout the northern California. California courts and lawmakers are cracking down on violent offenses more than any other time in history.

Violent Crimes

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White Collar Crimes

White-collar crime charges are on the rise. If you have expert criminal defense representation, you can avoid major financial penalties and in some cases, jail time. White-collar crime punishments vary depending on the scope and nature of the offense. It important to call our office so that a skilled Chico criminal defense attorney can make sure you stay protected throughout the legal process.

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Drug & Marijuana Crimes

If you have been accused of a drug offense, it is important to contact a Chico criminal law attorney immediately. The California legal system is quite complex, and District Attorneys will fight very hard to ensure prosecution. We recommended that you avoid talking with law enforcement officers or any other person regarding your legal situation

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DUI Defense

Did you mean: Litigation is not why people go into business in California, but if you go into business there’s a very good chance that litigation over any one of dozens of issues that run through modern business life will find you at some point.
Litigios no es por qué la gente va a los negocios en California, pero si usted va a los negocios hay una gran probabilidad de que el litigio sobre cualquiera de las docenas de temas que se ejecutan a través de la vida empresarial moderna se encuentra usted en algún momento.

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DUI Penalties

For first time DUI offenders, the fines will be approximately $2600. Jail time could be anywhere from 4 days to 6 months. The license of the offender will be suspended for at least 30 days and up to 10 months.

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Breath & Alcohol Test

Are Breath Tests Required By Law? You are not required to submit to field sobriety tests requested by a police officer as indicated by state law. However, you are required to take a blood or breath test or you will face automatic license suspension and other serious issues. To avoid confusion about California’s complex DUI […]

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DUI & Career Impact

Chico DUI Lawyer / DUI Charges and Your Future A conviction for driving under the influence DUI can have a long lasting impact in you life. The case is stressful and can also be embarrassing. This is even truer for those who are facing this charge for the first time. You may be worried not […]

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Field Sobriety Tests

Chico DUI Attorney Driving under the influence of alcohol is a poor choice, but one that many people make. If you were arrested for drunk driving, hiring an experienced Chico DUI attorney can make a big difference in on the outcome of your case. As DUI lawyer we have handled thousands of DUI related cases. […]

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DMV License Suspension

Chico DUI Attorney – License Suspension WARNING:  You only have 10 CALENDAR DAYS after your DUI arrest to contact the DMV and arrange a DMV hearing before your license is suspended. In the state of California, driving is a privilege that cannot be taken for granted. Having your license suspended or revoked can have a […]

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Unlawful Police Stops

Arrested for a DUI During an Unlawful Stop? If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will be charged with a DUI, and an arraignment will be set to accept your plea and make plans for a court appointment. Sometimes a DUI case can be thrown out during […]

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DMV Hearing

DMV hearings are unlike what you may have experienced in a court hearing because both are independent of each other. Every person arrested with a DUI must make an “Administrative Per Se” request the DMV within 10 days of the arrest.

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Child Custody & Visitations

When a couple divorces or legally separates, one of the most stressful topics can be that of child custody. This decision is fraught with emotion and ultimately, what is most important is the happiness of the child.

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Child Support

Child support and other family law issues are a personal topic and there is no single solution that works for everyone. What is very important is that the interests of your child are carefully analyzed so that you can have favorable results.

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Divorce

Divorce proceedings is an emotional experience that requires quick action and attention to detail. There are many other elements that ca come into play. The attorneys at Amaya & Associates will aggressively fight for your rights and get the results you need.

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Spousal Support

If you are filing for a divorce in Northern California, or you are in the process of spousal support negotiations, it is in your best interest to hire a Chico spousal support attorney

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Property Division

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Legal Separation

When both spouses are not in agreement that divorce is the right course of action, a legal separation may be appropriate. This will give each individual time to consider what he or she wants to do.

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Paternity

The issue of paternity can be emotional, as well as financially challenging. Regardless of your role in the paternity challenge, it is important to seek legal advice. The professionals at Amaya & Associates are on your side and will fight for your legal rights.

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Car Accidents

Chico Car Accident Lawyers No FEES UNLESS WE WIN As Chico personal injury attorney I have represented hundreds of injured victims in Northern California.  A major injury can be a life changing experience impacting your health and the quality of life for your loved ones. For this reason, it is important to hire a Chico […]

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Drunk Driving Accidents

If you or a loved one was in an accident that involved drunk driving, contact our office immediately. Our Chico personal injury lawyers are available to provide you with legal advice and the guidance to received compensation for your injuries.

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Truck Accidents

Truck accident are complex and there are many important issues that require immediate investigation. It is important to hire a big rig accidents attorney that can quickly investigate the scene, review possible false driving logs and improper truck weight and loading.

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Motorcycle Accidents

When an accident involves a motorcycle, it is an unfortunate fact that the risk of injury is significantly higher than in a motor vehicle. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, contact one of our Chico Motorcycle accident lawyers to fight for your legal rights and maximum compensation for your injuries.

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Wrongful Death

Coping with the death of a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence is the most devastating experience. When you have experienced the sudden loss of a loved one, the grief and anger can be indescribable.

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Medical Malpractice

The lines between medical malpractice and simply having a bad outcome to medical treatments can be blurred. The law is very complicated in these matters and it is essential that you seek the legal advice of a medical malpractice lawyer.

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Boating Accidents

A day at the lake or the beach is almost a requirement for summer vacation. Unfortunately, the adventure is not without hazards. People are injured every year in boating accidents or while using personal watercrafts and jet skis.

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Pedestrian Accidents

If you or a loved was injured in a pedestrian accident it is very important to talk to talk to an experienced Chico pedestrian accident lawyer.

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