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Law Offices of Michael Norton

Your Trusted Southern California
Criminal Defense and Civil Attorney

I believe in the Right to Counsel for all. I am committed to excellence and have been successfully representing my clients since 2000. Whatever your legal needs or questions might be, come to me for comprehensive advice and effective representation. Protecting your rights is what Law Offices of Michael Norton does best.

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Criminal Defense Law

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Serious and Violent Felonies, Strikes

Experienced Counsel

If you or a loved one is charged with a violent felony, it is important to get an experienced and aggressive lawyer as soon as possible. It is necessary to have an attorney guide you through the entire process. Contact us today to learn more about getting the best legal advice for this.



Representing With Respect

If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), even if you believe you are guilty, it is important you call an experience attorney to represent you. Our firm will aggressively defend you and explore every possible argument and defense against a driving under the influence (DUI) charge. Contact us today to learn more about getting the best legal advice for this.


Domestic Violence

Proven Record

Often time’s police are called when a neighbor hears a simple dispute. Once the police are involved it usually means someone will be taken to jail, even if there was no physical contact, especially if alcohol is involved. Our investigator will interview all parties involved to get the truth. Contact us today to learn more about getting the best legal advice for this.


Expunge Convictions & Seal Arrest Records

Put the Past Behind You

What’s on your record and what appears in a background check can have a significant impact on your ability to get a job, get into school, rent an apartment, qualify for a loan and move on with your life. Our firm has the necessary experience to give you the best chance of successfully reducing a felony to a misdemeanor, expunging a misdemeanor or felony from your record, and sealing your arrest or juvenile record.

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Civil Injury

Helping you recover

Injured in car accident, bit by a dog, suffered an injury that was due to someone else's negligence, give me a call and we can discuss your options. Even if you don't want to sue, there may be ways to recover compensation.

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Estate Planning

Willis, Trusts, Advance Medical Directives, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Family Trusts and Modifications to existing documents

Michael Norton began writing wills and trusts for family and friends as soon as he passed the bar in 2006. This quickly grew into an area of law he knew well. In 2012 his mother was diagnosed with a serious medical condition and the importance and effect of these documents was on full display. 

Our law firm will draft and tailor these documents to your family's specific needs. The boiler plate documents you find or buy online are not tailored to your needs and in some cases are not even legally valid in California. There are steps that must be taken after you receive the document to make it legally valid. We will be sure you have a final, legally valid, document that meets your needs.

Attorney Norton understands the importance of these documents for all people but given that his mom was a nurse, his dad a marine and his close, family ties to first responders, he wants to be sure that those who put there lives on the line for the community, are taken care of. Michael also has 3 kids of his own and understands a parents desire to provide and protect them.

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Please contact us today if you require legal advice or legal representation. *All information displayed on the Law Offices of Michael Norton website is informational and shall not be deemed as legal advice. If you’re currently dealing with an individual legal situation, you’re invited to contact me through email or by phone. Until an attorney-client relationship has been established, I urge that you avoid sharing any confidential information.

TEL: 760-420-5537

FAX: 760-448-5756

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