Welcome to our criminal defense law firm! We specialize in defending individuals charged with various crimes by providing high quality legal representation to a wide range of clients throughout Northern California, to include Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Yolo, Yuba, Sutter, Solano and San Joaquin counties.
We understand that this is a very difficult time for you and your loved ones. However, you have already made the first step in resolving your very important legal matter by seeking a criminal defense attorney you can trust.
This firm handles all criminal matters in the state and federal courts to include all felonies and misdemeanors through jury trial, appeals and expungements. If you need an attorney to handle your criminal case, we will act on your behalf aggressively, competently, and ethically to resolve your matter as quickly and effectively as possible while vigorously defending your constitutional rights. The firm’s ultimate goal is to obtain the liberty of each client while maintaining his or her professional and personal life.
We know that you are in need of professionals who understand and support you, and can provide you with the personal attention and expertise necessary to obtain the best results possible. This firm works with an extensive network of professionals, to include other experienced attorneys and investigators. Our investigators utilize state of the art equipment and techniques to provide critical evidence necessary to present the best case possible for our clients. These techniques include public records searches, photographs, video surveillance, witness interviews, and forensic evidence testing.
We look forward to assisting you with your criminal matter. Free in-person and telephone consultations are available. Rates are reasonable. Payment plans are often available. Credit cards are accepted.
717 K Street, Suite 223
Sacramento, CA 95814
THE LAW OFFICE
KATHERINE E. LOTHROP
DISCLAIMER: The Law Office of Katherine E. Lothrop specializes in criminal defense matters, while vigorously defending clients throughout Northern California to include the following counties: Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Yolo, Yuba, Sutter, Solano and San Joaquin. This firm does not make any claims, promises or guarantees as to the information provided herein, as applied to the specific facts and circumstances of each individual case. The information provided throughout this website contains general information only, and should not be construed as a substitute for individualized advice from competent legal counsel.
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"To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race." - Calvin Coolidge -
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." - Patrick Henry -
"Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that governmental officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen." Meachum v. Fano 427 U.S. 215 (1976)
"It is monstrous that courts should aid or abet the lawbreaking police officer. It is abiding truth that '[n]othing can destroy a government more quickly than his own failure to observe its own laws or worse, its disregard of the charter of its own existence." Justice Brennan quoting Mapp v. Ohio367 U.S. 643, 659 (1961) in Harris v. new York401 U.S. 222, 232 (1971)
"The Fourth Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his home and then be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion."
- Justice Potter Stewart -
"It is better, so the Fourth Amendment teaches, that the guilty sometimes go free than that citizens be subject to easy arrest." Henry v. United States 361 U.S. 98, 104 (1959)
"While the police have the right to request citizens to answer voluntary questions concerning unsolved crimes they have no right to compel them to answer." Davis v. Mississippi, 394 U.S. 721, 727 n.6
"The right to counsel exists not only at the trial but also at every stage of a criminal proceeding where substantial rights of a criminal accused might be effected." Mempa v. Ray 389 U.S. 128, 134 (1967)
"The purpose of a jury is to guard against the exercise of arbitrary power - to make available the commonsense judgement of the community as a hedge against the overzealous or mistaken prosecutor and in preference to the professional or perhaps overconditioned or biased response of a judge." - Justice Byron White, Taylor v. Louisiana 419 U.S. 522