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Criminal Defense

We believe that all of our clients, no matter the offense they have been accused of committing, deserve the best defense counsel at every stage of their case, whether they need help fighting a restraining order in Arizona or a Chandler DUI attorney. At any point in the criminal process, involving an attorney is one of the most important decisions you can make. Your constitutional rights and interests will need to be aggressively protected throughout the criminal court process if you are to have the opportunity of avoiding a conviction and therefore serious criminal penalties.

How We Can Help

It is vital that your criminal defense attorney is able to negotiate on your behalf in order to help achieve the best possible results. When you choose our law firm, we will immediately begin to do everything we can to help you and your case in the best
way that we can. Additionally, we understand that prompt, personalized service can make a difference in your confidence in your attorney. That is why we always strive to give each and every client quick, responsive and effective legal services throughout our association together. We will keep you well informed as we handle your case and will work tirelessly on your behalf. This
vigorous defense and personalized legal service are usually the only ways to seek an advantageous result while alleviating the amount of stress you are dealing with.

Though you may be confused, upset or even humiliated when you learn that you are facing criminal charges, you must keep in mind that you do have legal rights and you do deserve legal assistance to help you achieve the positive outcome that you desire. If
you are worried about the negative effects that jail time, fines, loss of license or other similar consequences could have on your life, it is important that you speak with an experienced lawyer to discuss your legal options after you have been charged with a crime.

Dove Law Firm areas of criminal defense:

  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Defending against Restraining Orders, TRO, Orders of Protection
  • Traffic Violations
  • Criminal Speed
  • Theft
  • Tresspass
  • Criminal Damage

We serve our clients in all the following courts within Maricopa and Pinal County:


  • Mesa Municipal Court; 250 E 1st Ave., Mesa, AZ 85210; Judges vary; Phone: (480) 644-2255; Fax: (480) 644-2927; Website: https://www.mesaaz.gov/city-hall/court
  • East Mesa Justice Court; 4811 E. Julep, Mesa, AZ 85205; Judge: Keith Russell; Phone: (480) 985-0188;  Fax: (480) 396-6327
  • North Mesa Justice Court; 1837 S. Mesa Drive, Mesa, AZ 85210; Judge Cecil Ash; Phone: (480) 926-9731; Fax: none
  • West Mesa Justice Court; 2050 W. University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201; Judge Fred Arnett; Phone: (480) 964-2958; Fax: (480) 9691098


  • Chandler Municipal Court; 250 E. Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225; Judges vary; Phone: (480) 782-4700; Fax: (480) 782-4752; Website: https://www.chandleraz.gov/residents/chandler-municipal-court?pageid=336
  • San Tan Justice Court; 201 E. Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225; Judge Samuel Goodman; Phone
  • University Lakes Justice Court; 201 E. Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225; Judge Tyler Kissel; Phone: (602) 372-3400; Fax: (602) 372-3414
  • San Marcos Justice Court; 201 E. Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225; Judge Keith Frankel; Phone: (602) 372-3400; Fax: (602) 372-3468
  • Kyrene Justice Court: 201 E. Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225; Judge John McComish; Phone: (602) 372-3400; Fax: (602) 372-3494


  • Gilbert Municipal Court; 55 E. Civic Center Dr. #101, Gilbert, AZ 85296; Judges vary; Phone: (480) 635-7800; Fax: (480) 635-7820; Website: https://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/court
  • Highland Justice Court; 55 E. Civic Center Dr. Ste 55, Gilbert, AZ 85296: Judge Steven Urie; Phone: (602) 372-8300; Fax: (602) 372-8301


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