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If you have been arrested, you may feel your life has been turned upside down and that you have nowhere to turn. You have several questions and need someone to speak with who will help you get out of your situation. You need a Lake Havasu Lawyer who will take the time to listen to your questions and concerns and who will provide sound legal advice throughout this difficult time. If you have been arrested, Matthew Lopez is the attorney for you.

why choose Matthew Lopez Law

  • Direct Communication with Attorneys
    With Matthew Lopez Law, you will be in constant communication with one of our Board Certified Attorneys every step of the way. Some law firms rely on paralegals and other staff to handle the “heavy lifting,” but this is not the experience you will get with when you hire Matthew Lopez Law.
    With Matthew Lopez Law, you will be in constant communication with one of our Board Certified Attorneys every step of the way. Some law firms rely on paralegals and other staff to handle the “heavy lifting,” but this is not the experience you will get with when you hire Matthew Lopez Law.
  • Reputation for Excellence | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
    Reputation for Excellence
    Matthew Lopez Law holds itself to the highest standards of excellence and customer experience. Matthew is a member of the Arizona Attorney for Criminal Justice and Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. Matthew has been nominated as a recipient of the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, one of Arizona’s 10 Best DUI attorneys for client satisfaction and a “superb” 10/10 rating by Avvo.
    Matthew Lopez Law holds itself to the highest standards of excellence and customer experience. Matthew is a member of the Arizona Attorney for Criminal Justice and Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. Matthew has been nominated as a recipient of the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, one of Arizona’s 10 Best DUI attorneys for client satisfaction and a “superb” 10/10 rating by Avvo.
  • Courtroom Strength | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
    Courtroom Strength
    We zealously defend clients who have been charged with a crime. Our criminal defense law firm is a highly regarded firm in the legal community. When it’s time to head into the courtroom know you will find driven and prepared professionals who will defend you when your life is on the line.
    We zealously defend clients who have been charged with a crime. Our criminal defense law firm is a highly regarded firm in the legal community. When it’s time to head into the courtroom know you will find driven and prepared professionals who will defend you when your life is on the line.
  • 30 Years of Experience | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
    Experienced Trial Lawyers
    Matthew Lopez Law are a group of passionate legal professionals who are committed to using their backgrounds to help those in need of the best legal representation. This is something we take very seriously with every single client. This isn’t something we just say. You will see and feel the difference when Matthew Lopez Law is assisting you through every step of the process.
    Matthew Lopez Law are a group of passionate legal professionals who are committed to using their backgrounds to help those in need of the best legal representation. This is something we take very seriously with every single client. This isn’t something we just say. You will see and feel the difference when Matthew Lopez Law is assisting you through every step of the process.
  • 30 Years of Experience | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
    We are Courteous & Friendly
    Matthew Lopez Law is extremely dedicated to our clients, and this is why we offer 24/7 service and support. If the time comes you need a professional and reliable attorney, we will be ready, willing, and able at any time of day to serve you and your legal needs. We understand that these run-ins with the law can happen any day and at any time.
    Matthew Lopez Law is extremely dedicated to our clients, and this is why we offer 24/7 service and support. If the time comes you need a professional and reliable attorney, we will be ready, willing, and able at any time of day to serve you and your legal needs. We understand that these run-ins with the law can happen any day and at any time.
  • Statewide Legal Representation | Arizona | Locations | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
    Multiple Locations
    At Matthew Lopez Law, we represent you whether you are a resident or an out of state visitor and we represent you wherever you are. Whether you are located in Phoenix or a suburb of the Phoenix metro area, in Lake Havasu, Bullhead City, Kingman or Parker, we can represent you.
    At Matthew Lopez Law, we represent you whether you are a resident or an out of state visitor and we represent you wherever you are. Whether you are located in Phoenix or a suburb of the Phoenix metro area, in Lake Havasu, Bullhead City, Kingman or Parker, we can represent you.
Arrest | Handcuffs | Crime | Charge | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Charge Outcome | Police Officer | Arrest | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
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Our client was charged with three separate counts of DUI at the Mesa Municipal Court.
Charge Outcome | Criminal Justice | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Outcome
After our client was charged with impaired to the slightest degree, driving with blood alcohol greater than .08 and driving with prescriptions blood in his system.  After months of negotiating with the Mesa Prosecutor's Office, client was given a plea agreement to dismiss two of the charges.  We believed this was still an unfavorable offer and set the matter for a jury trial.  After a one day trial, the jury delivered a not guilty verdict on all three DUI counts.
Police Car | Charge | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Charge Outcome | Police Officer | Arrest | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
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We fought an Extreme DUI case, which was originally filed at the Agua Fria Justice Court.
Charge Outcome | Criminal Justice | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
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The court granted our motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction.  One year later, Maricopa County Attorney's Office filed the case in the correct court - Country Meadows Justice Court.  We challenged the stop and probable cause.  Our arguments consisted of the officer's failure to observe driving consistent with impairment, improper administration of field sobriety tests and lack of probable cause to establish impairment.  Judge ruled in our favor and dismissed all DUI charges.
Lady Liberty| Justice | Scales | Charge | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Charge Outcome | Police Officer | Arrest | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
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A 20 year old client was bitten in the face by her friend's great dane. Client endured a punctured cheek and lacerated lip.
Charge Outcome | Criminal Justice | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Outcome
Client was rushed by ambulance to a hospital for emergency plastic surgery.  Although the surgeon was able to repair her lip and cheek, she experienced significant scarring.  Insurance company believed that because of her age, her scarring would improve and refused to compensate for her long term pain and suffering associated with the trauma of being attacked by a dog.  After filing a lawsuit, we achieved a six figure settlement of her case.
Gavel | Judge | Law Books | Charge | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Charge Outcome | Police Officer | Arrest | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
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While traveling to work in rush hour traffic, client was involved in a head on collision with a surgeon leaving his emergency room shift.
Charge Outcome | Criminal Justice | Home | Lake Havasu Attorney | Matthew Lopez Lawyer
Outcome
It is unclear why the surgeon crossed his lane and headed into oncoming traffic. Surgeon, unfortunately, died as a result of the collision.  Client was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated for significant injuries.  Because of the seriousness of this incident, my office was able to achieve a six figure settlement for our client.

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