Law Office of Michael L. Stuart Offering Exceptional Criminal & DUI Defense For Affordable Fees

The Law Office Of Michael L. Stuart

Aggressive & Affordable Criminal, DUI, And TRO Defense for All Of San Diego

A Pledge From Your San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer

Having effective communication with the criminal, DUI, or TRO defense attorney you have decided to hire for your San Diego case is essential to the representation of your legal interests in and out of the courtroom. After all, this is one of the major complaints the State Bar receives from disgruntled clients. Attorney Michael L. Stuart is dedicated to the principle that open and direct communication with all of his clients creates a more personalized relationship that yields excellent results in the criminal and DUI cases he handles. Attorney Michael L. Stuart pledges to return all phone calls within 4 hours of any client leaving a message. The number listed above is his personal cell number, which he answers (if not in court or meeting with a client) from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week. Attorney Michael L. Stuart promises to return all calls promptly, answer all of your questions relating to your criminal or DUI matter, and use all of his knowledge and practical skills to obtain the best result possible for your DUI or criminal case. Contact Attorney Michael L. Stuart immediately for a free consultation concerning your San Diego criminal or DUI case. All calls or emails will be promptly returned.


An arrest and / or conviction in San Diego for a felony or even several misdemeanors can have a severe and lasting impact on your life. You could lose your job, be kicked out of the military, have your security clearance revoked, or your state license suspended. A criminal conviction is a serious matter that could affect you for the rest of your life. You need an aggressive and affordable criminal defense attorney that specializes in the San Diego area. Attorney Michael L. Stuart understands this and fights zealously for every single client he has, whether it is the truck driver who will lose his Class A license if he gets convicted of a speeding ticket or the drunk driver who caused an accident where a death occurred

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A DUI arrest or conviction in San Diego can significantly increase your insurance rates and cause you to lose your privilege to drive from 4 months to 3 years, depending on how many DUI suspensions or convictions you have had over the past 10 years. Even if you are never charged with a DUI in Court, you can still lose your license if your attorney is not successful at the DMV hearing. Attorney Michael L. Stuart has handled over 400 DMV hearings relating primarily to DUI arrests, but also involving negligent operator and reinstatement issues. You have only 10 days to request a DMV hearing, and Attorney Michael L. Stuart can successfully request this hearing the same day you meet with him. Once the 10 days expire, it is virtually impossible to request the hearing. Your license will be automatically suspended or revoked. You need a DUI attorney that knows how to beat the DMV, and Attorney Michael L. Stuart does just that.

Recent changes in DUI laws make it easier for a skilled San Diego criminal defense lawyer like Attorney Michael L. Stuart to challenge the sufficiency and accuracy of the breathalyzer device you may have blown into. Breath-to-blood ratios vary greatly throughout the population and fluctuate individually, influenced by such factors as body temperature, atmospheric pressure, medical conditions, and the precision of the measuring device. Just because the machine spit out a number doesn't mean that "Henry's Law" is applicable to your unique body or environment.

Attorney Michael L. Stuart routinely saves his DUI clients from the mandatory jail time usually associated with many DUI convictions in San Diego. Don't go to jail! Hire Attorney Michael L. Stuart today.


There are two forms of Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO) that can be filed in a San Diego County court; a civil harassment TRO and a domestic violence TRO. Aside from the burden of proof, which is low for each, the only difference between the two is your relationship to the Petitioner, or the person who filed the paperwork at court for protection. TRO cases can have a severe impact on your life if the TRO is made permanent after the hearing. In order not to jeopardize your future, you need to have an experienced TRO defense attorney prepare for and represent you at the hearing.

For a free consultation to discuss your DUI, criminal, or TRO case, contact Attorney Michael L. Stuart and your email or phone call will be promptly returned.


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