Facing Criminal Charges? Let Us Protect You.

If you are facing criminal charges in Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, San Marcos, Encinitas or Carlsbad, you do not need someone who will tell you what you want to hear to get your business. You need lawyers who will give you a realistic and honest appraisal of your case, who will tell you what they can do for you, how they will do it, and then do it.

Experienced Local Attorneys Across From Vista Courts

William R. Christoph and Nicholas W. Christoph have over 45 years of combined criminal and DUI defense experience. They have had the same office across from Vista courts for over 30 years and work on a daily basis with local prosecutors, judges, law enforcement, court personnel and probation officers. They have handled thousands of misdemeanor and felony cases. Be represented by one of the "Top Lawyers" featured in San Diego Magazine.

Looking for free legal advice? We offer free lawyer consultations and case evaluations.

Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards

Peer review-rated by Martindale-Hubbell with the highest possible rating* for legal ability and ethical standards, William and Nicholas Christoph can provide you with the highest level of personal and professional representation, achieving the best possible result in your case.

They are always available and keep their clients informed as to all aspects of the case and court proceedings.

Complete DUI Representation

  • DUI, including first-time DUI and DUI with priors
  • Hit-and-run, including felony DUI charges
  • Suspended license, including Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hearings

Full-Service Criminal Defense

We have provided quality defense representation for thousands of people just like you for:

Post-Conviction Legal Representation

We know that your life does not stop if you have been convicted. Knowing that, we can advise you as to your post-conviction relief as well. Our post-conviction legal services can help you if you violate probation or have a warrant; we can help you clean up your record and minimize the impact on your future:

Contact an Oceanside Criminal Defense Attorney Now

To schedule a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION, call 760-659-2149. You can also contact a lawyer from our Vista, California, firm online.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general practice standards.