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John Stanko
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • California
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Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair November 11, 2018
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In a world full of self promoting lawyers who charge too much and deliver very little, Mr. Stanko is a diligent, intelligent, hard-working, attorney on behalf of his clients.
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I am an aggressive criminal defense lawyer dedicated solely to protecting people caught up in the turmoil of California's criminal justice system. I provide personal representation that gets results. I represent clients in Marin, Solano, Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, and every other Bay Area county. My practice areas include the defense of those charged with DUI, traffic tickets and all misdemeanor and felony crimes.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
Additional Practice Areas
  • Drug Crimes
  • Theft Charges
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat fee representation only.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Law Office of John Stanko
- Current
Private DUI, Traffic and criminal defense law practice.
New College of California School of Law, San Francisco
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California State University - Fullerton
B.A. | Communications, Advertising
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Certificate of Attendance - Winning Strategies
California DUI Lawyer's Association
Professional Associations
Marin County Bar Association
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Solano County Bar Association
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California DUI Lawyer's Association
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California State Bar  # 184144
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Traffic Tickets in California
Speaking Engagements
Red Light Camera Tickets, San Rafael Red-Light Cameras a Safety Succes, San Rafael, CA
Certificate of Attendance, SFST training
California DUI Lawyer's Association
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1 Questions Answered
Q. I was pulled over cause I had a little crease in my license plate, that he had difficulty reading my plates his excuse.
A: It is difficult to assess the issues related to your case without seeing the police reports and any body worn camera footage which may exist.

You should sit down with your current attorney to go over all issues concerning possible violations of your constitutional rights.

With that said, in any vehicle stop case the officer must have reason to believe a crime has been committed to stop your car. An obscured license plate could provide the officer with legal justification to pull you over. Once stopped, the cop must have cause to detain you and then probable cause to arrest you. Since you didn't consent to the search it may have been done in violation of your 4th Amendment rights.

Again, please consult with your current attorney concerning the validity of the officer's actions.

Good luck.
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Law Office of John Stanko
4040 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Telephone: (415) 755-8899
Fax: (415) 532-1436
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