I Got a DUI, WHAT NOW?!?

For anyone who gets a DUI (Driving Under the Influence), the prospect of a criminal record for drunk driving seems like a nightmare.  The fact of the matter is that a DUI arrest does not discriminate.  Doctors, lawyers, actors, actresses, nurses, teachers and yes even police themselves can and do get arrested for DUI.  The […]

Right To Remain Silent…Anything You Say…WILL MAKE IT WORSE!

I will never forget defending a client who was arrested for a drug charge.  The client was properly Mirandized by the officer who arrested him.  My client was an intelligent man…he was kind, educated and a hard worker.  He was a recreational drug user who understood his rights and the importance of his rights.  What […]

Do I Need A Lawyer?

You are driving, exhausted after a long day at work going home to your waiting family.   You had a couple of beers after work with your coworkers to take the edge off and felt the effects of the alcohol but not to the point you thought you shouldn’t drive. As you are driving home, you […]

So Your Child’s Been Arrested…Now What?

Chad has always been a studious child, followed the rules and always treated his parents with respect, which is why his parents were so shocked when he was cited to juvenile court for fighting on school grounds.   ​Emotions of, “where did I go wrong,” or “what could I have done differently,” can drive a parent […]


For many, being arrested for driving under the influence is the first run in with the law. Fear, embarrassment, and not understanding the process can be overwhelming. At the Law Office of Silva L. Megerditchian, through knowledge, compassion and skill, we lead you through every step of the process. We have handled hundreds of DUIs. […]

Criminal Law

One of the most stressful and scariest experiences in life is when you or someone you love is in trouble with the law and arrested.  The most important first step you must take is finding an experienced criminal defense attorney you trust.  Knowledge, compassion and skilled  representation is of the utmost importance to The Law […]

Juvenile Defense

California Juvenile Law Attorneys In California, crimes committed by children under the age of 18 are handled in the juvenile court system.  The juvenile system operates very differently from adult court, thus it is imperative that an attorney handling a child’s criminal case has the expertise to handle this very delicate area of law.  At […]