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Visalia and Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney

When your freedom and future are on the line, you want a lawyer who has the skill and dedication to achieve the best possible outcome. Attorney Christopher Martens has practiced criminal defense exclusively for a decade, garnering a perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating for his ethics, talent, and results. Whether you are facing a first DUI charge or you have been charged for a repeat felony offense, you can find the trial-tested, tireless advocacy you deserve at the Law Offices of Christopher Martens.

Our Visalia criminal defense lawyer has successfully defended thousands of clients against charges ranging from resisting arrest to gang-related burglary, and he is backed by a proven track record of not guilty verdicts. Don’t hesitate to see why our legal advocate comes strongly recommended by past clients and the legal community alike. Our attorney is ready to meet with you one-on-one to begin crafting the strongest defense possible. We are ready to defend your rights, your reputation, and your liberty.

Discover your possible defenses! Call (559) 967-7386 or use our evaluation form to request your FREE case analysis!

Why Hire Christopher Martens?

  • Mr. Martens has never been or worked for a District Attorney.
  • Mr. Martens has been an integral part of our community for more than 10 years now. All of them in criminal defense. AVVO rated 10/10
  • Mr. Martens has represented thousands of clients with cases very similar to yours in his 10 years in practice.
  • Mr. Martens has sat first chair at more than 50 jury trials (that is a lot), he is a Top 100 National Trial Lawyers Association attorney

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Meet Our Defense Team

Since 2005, our criminal defense firm has represented clients across the Central Valley of California. From tough misdemeanor defense to trial-tested appeals, we know how to skillfully fight for our clients’ rights. We have even succeeded in getting a case overturned in California’s Fifth Appellate Court. As our team focuses on criminal law exclusively, we direct all our resources and attention to defending clients with personalized attention and hard-hitting advocacy. You can rely on us.

  • Mr. Christopher is an outstanding lawyer

    Mr Christopher R. Martens, did a fantastic job in my case with an awesome outcome in the end. what was best he took care of everything I did not even have to be in front of the judge once, I totally appreciated his knowledge, and professionalism. I most definitely recommend him.

  • Mr. Martin gave us honest answers without sugar coating

    Really great attorney. very kind and wasn't just out for my money. His office was very friendly and got me an apt at the last minute. Mr. Martin gave us honest answers without sugar coating. What he said was exactly what happened in court, I would highly recommend him.

  • Patient, persistent, powerful

    This was a long process. Attorney Martens walked me through all of it with his expertise and experience. He gave me an outcome I'm happy with. Highly recommend this attorney and his firm.

  • I would recommend this lawyer if you're in need of legal advice or representation

    Being blind sided by a situation I was left with questions, uncertainty, disbelief after consulting with this lawyer he explained the situation the process and the best way to approach the situation his staff was very respectful and knowledgeable I would recommend this lawyer if you're in need of legal advice or representation.

  • Everyone in the office was so amazing and helpful.

    I went in for a consultation after finding Christopher Marten on the web. Everyone in the office was so amazing and helpful. After speaking with Christopher about my cases it seemed like it was the right thing to do. So I hired him on to handle my cases I'm so glad I did that I'm satisfied with how they have been handling my cases I highly recommend Christopher Marten attorney at law

  • Peace of Mind

    At the worst time of my life I didn't know what to do. I met with Christopher and he explained everything that was going to happen if I hired him or not for my son. I appreciate his honesty from the start and am definitely going to go back so he can clean up my sons background. Really a great man and his staff is GREAT! The girls are so sweet and so friendly. Even tho he couldn't help my son I wish I would have met him before the situation.

  • Great Man

    Good lawyer helped me out 100 percent took the time to explain not in a rush respectful and recommend him to anybody will definitely be worth it thanks Christopher

  • I highly recommend Christopher Marten attorney at law

    I went in for a consultation after finding Christopher Marten on the web. Everyone in the office was so amazing and helpful. After speaking with Christopher about my cases it seemed like it was the right thing to do. So I hired him on to handle my cases I'm so glad I did that I'm satisfied with how they have been handling my cases I highly recommend Christopher Marten attorney at law.