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California Criminal Defense

Handling Cases In Ventura County, And Portions Of Santa Barbara And Los Angeles Counties

Law Office of Paul Tyler

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Local Problems Demand A Local Attorney

Serving Clients Throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara And Los Angeles Counties

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Experience Matters Over 20,000 Court Appearances In Ventura County

We Know The Local Judges, Prosecutors And Court Staff

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Felony Charges Require Aggressive Legal Representation

Choosing The Right Lawyer Can Make All The Difference

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Dui Law In California Is Complicated, Know All Your Options

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How To Get An Expungement

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  • Ventura County Dui Defense

    Ventura County Dui Defense

    I handle DUIs primarily in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. If you have been arrested for DUI, you are facing potential jail time and a license suspension or revocation from the DMV, which can last for months or even years.

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  • Dealing With A Felony

    Dealing With A Felony

    Felony charges are the most serious and complicated. Having a qualified attorney by your side is an absolute necessity. I have appeared in hundreds of felony cases and have the experience and knowledge to give you the highest level of representation.

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  • Clear Your Criminal Record

    Clear Your Criminal Record

    Criminal record expungement is a legal right in the State of California. It is the process of having your criminal record wiped clean. Call me to explore if you qualify and how you may benefit from a clean record.

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Ventura County Criminal Defense Attorney

One Chance to Handle It Right

If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, including DUI, remember that you only get one chance to handle the situation correctly. Hiring an experienced and effective Ventura County criminal defense attorney at the very beginning is the most important decision you will make. Call me as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. I will listen to you, explain the law, address what is going to happen in court, answer your questions, tell you what potential sentence you are facing, and propose my strategy to handle your case, including a fee quote. The only risk is not calling me.

Why Choose Paul Tyler?

  • 25 Years of Experience: I have been practicing criminal defense in Ventura County for 25 years.
  • Extensive Court Appearances: I have made more than 20,000 court appearances in Ventura County alone.
  • Daily Court Presence: I am in court almost every single day during the week.
  • Local Knowledge: I know the judges, prosecutors, and court staff as well as anyone.
  • Accessibility: I will always be available to speak with you, even on weekends.
  • Flat Fee Basis: I work on a flat fee basis so you know exactly what my representation will cost.
  • Comprehensive Case Handling: I have handled thousands of criminal defense cases of every kind, including DUI, burglary, robbery, drug sales, drug possession, petty theft, grand theft, fraud, hit and run, juvenile matters, sex crimes, probation violations, and many others.

Aggressive Defense Gets Results

Whether your case is a misdemeanor or a felony, it deserves 100% of my attention and effort to get it dismissed or reduced. I will investigate your criminal defense case and represent you as aggressively as possible in court to protect your rights. I will always be available to you, even on the weekends. You will have my cell number.

Court Representation for Misdemeanors: On all misdemeanors, I will appear in court for you, and you will never need to appear. It is important to me that my clients always know exactly what is going to happen next in their case. There should never be any surprises. Therefore, I will keep you informed and give you reasonable expectations about what’s going to happen at each stage of your case.

Some of the criminal defense cases that I handle include, but are not limited to, the following:

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You found the right website and the right attorney, so don’t hesitate to call me! I offer a free case evaluation, either in person or over the phone. I will listen to you, explain the law, address what will happen in court, answer your questions, tell you what potential sentence you’re facing, and propose my strategy to handle your case, including a fee quote. The only risk is not calling me about your criminal defense case.

Call me now at 805-889-9000. I will answer your call personally.

San Buenaventura City Office

Handling all criminal matters in Ventura County, as well as select cases in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties.

Paul Tyler Has Been Featured On:

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  • Good Morning America ABC
  • ABC 7 Eyewitness News
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What Clients Are Saying


Excellent! Thank you for Everything

I retained Mr. Tyler almost a year and half ago. My case was complicated by a slow moving DA and an “eleventh hour” filling. I was unfortunate enough to have... Read More



Paul was an incredible advocate!!

Paul was an excellent advocate and represented me to the fullest!! I had an old complicated DUI from nearly three years ago, due to some personal hardships I moved up... Read More



A Job well Done

If you’re reading this review and in need of a DUI/DWI attorney, you obviously need some legal assistance to navigate through the process. Simply put, you need Paul Tyler’s representation.... Read More



Paul Saved My Life.

My name is Randall. I was in jail for possession & under the influence. I am a former navy seal with untreated PTSD. I self medicated after veitnam to forget... Read More



He Got My Case Dismissed! Awesome Attorney

For anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney in Ventura County look no further than Mr. Tyler. I got a DUI and was referred to him by my friend. He... Read More



Thank You Paul

Paul Tyler is outstanding lawyer very helpful, reassuring, prompt, & explained things really well. I’m grateful to him and I think anybody would be treated well and lucky to have... Read More



Paul Got My Case Dismissed!

I was arrested for felony sales of a controlled substance. Initially I went with the Public Defender who told me I was looking at possibility going to prison, so I... Read More



Thank You For Getting My Entire Criminal Record Expunged

To anyone looking to hire an attorney I would like to offer my strongest recommendation of Paul Tyler. I had two felony convictions on my record from 4 years ago... Read More



I Learned My Lesson!!! Thank you Paul!!

I am going through a divorce and was recently arrested for criminal threats, which I later learned was a strike felony. I hired Paul Tyler to represent me. I was... Read More



I Offer My Highest Recommendation of Paul Tyler

Paul, I just wanted to send you this note to say thank you for getting my DUI dismissed. I know I made a mistake by putting myself in a position... Read More



He Did Exactly What He Promised

I cannot believe you got my DUI dismissed. I don’t care if it was just a technicality! I got a lot of attorney solicitations in the mail after I was... Read More