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Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can be a very serious criminal offense depending upon the circumstances of your case. If you have been charged with driving under the influence in the State of California you may face stiff fines and penalties including license suspension and significant jail time. DUI Penalties, California DUI Laws, DUI Breath Tests, Field Sobriety Tests, Fighting Your California DUI Case


Drug Crimes can be a serious criminal offense. Being charged with a drug offense in the Basically this means that if you are convicted of a drug crime, you may face anything from probation and a fine to life in prison. Marijuana Possession, Marijuana Possession for Sale


If you have been charged with a domestic violence and/or spousal abuse offense in the State of California, you may be facing up to 4 years in prison. You need to seek the advice of an experienced and aggressive Los Angeles criminal defense attorney immediately. Child Abuse, Domestic Battery, Elder Abuse, Stalking, Restraining Orders, Corporal Injury to a Spouse, Three Strikes Laws, Terrorist Threat

Theft Crimes

Theft crimes can be a serious criminal offense. In California, it is prosecuted aggressively, either as a felony or misdemeanor offense, depending on the circumstances of the crime. A Los Angeles theft arrest and conviction can have serious consequences for the individual, including fines, jail time, and a mark on their permanent record.


Facing a Sex Crimes charge in California can be a devastating experience for you, your family and your community, and a criminal conviction carries lifelong consequences.Not only will you face the hardship of a possible prison term and fines, you may also be labeled as a “sex offender.” Aggravated Sexual Assault, Child Pornography, Indecent Exposure, Lewd Act on a Minor, Rape, Prostitution & Solicitation


Violent crimes are serious criminal offenses. They are criminal acts that involve the use or threat of violence. During the commission of a violent crime, the offender may or may not use a weapon. If the offender uses a weapon while committing the crime, the punishment in California will be severe.

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney

If you, a friend or a loved one is being investigated or charged with a criminal offense, you need to seek the advice of a top California criminal defense attorney immediately! Right now, you may be filled with fear, confusion, embarrassment, and anger. You probably have a million questions and you are not quite sure how to proceed. If your future is on the line…think smart and speak with a top Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Since a criminal conviction could affect your entire future, endanger your reputation and your chances of getting a job or a loan, it is vital that you seek out an experienced California criminal defense attorney as soon as you are being investigated or charged with a criminal offense. The right California criminal defense lawyer can assess your case, make smart legal strategies, and defend you in court, increasing your likelihood of staying out of jail and protecting your future.

Given the complexity of criminal defense, it is vital that you choose a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who combines experience with a good track record and has a thorough understanding and familiarity with the law, the prosecutors and the local courts. If you have been accused of a crime, your time to get the right experienced criminal defense attorney is limited. Regardless of whether you are innocent or guilty, you deserve aggressive, experienced legal representation in a court of law.

Violating the laws in California can result in harsh punishments, such as incarceration and excessive fines. However, being charged with a criminal offense does not have to devastate your entire life. The Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman is here to ensure that you get your life back, your peace of mind and your freedom. We employ an aggressive defense, often convincing the prosecution to reduce the charges against you or, in some cases, dismissing them. Our sole priority is to achieve a resolution that you can live with, without significantly affecting your lifestyle.

The Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman has successfully represented numerous clients charged with criminal offenses throughout the States of California and New York. The Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman prides itself on aggressive representation with a personal touch. Armed with the knowledge and experience to build a winning defense, Jonathan I. Kelman is accustomed to taking on the criminal justice system and achieving the best results for his clients. In addition to personally handling your case from Arraignment through Trial, Jonathan I. Kelman will be available to you during every step of the criminal process. Jonathan I. Kelman guarantees that you and your case will receive his undivided attention.

When your future is on the line…Call the Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman immediately! Your phone consultation is free and completely confidential.

Office Locations

12711 Ventura Blvd.

Ste. 410

Studio City, CA 91604

11755 Wilshire Boulevard

15th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90025

106 1/2 Judge John Aiso

Ste. #110

Los Angeles, CA 90012