Criminal Defense

If you’ve been arrested, or given a citation to appear, you have the right to speak to a lawyer before answering any police questions. Whether you’ve been accused of a minor traffic violation or a capital offense, you are entitled to these rights. Once arrested, cited or charged, it’s imperative that you speak with an attorney immediately. Advise the arresting officer that you would like to speak with your attorney and give Ms. Feiger office a call.

Attorney Mara W. Feiger has over 27 years of criminal law experience, and has represented clients in a myriad of cases. Common crimes include DUI, assault, domestic violence, sexual molestation and theft.


Driving under the influence includes operating any motor vehicle, whether you have been drinking alcohol or are under the influence of any type of drug. In some cases, you may be accused of DUI when you may not have been under the influence of illegal substances. Whether you have been wrongfully accused of DUI or you were driving under the influence, you should contact an attorney to help you through the legal process.


An assault is defined by the California Penal Code as an attempt to commit a violent injury on another person. The crime may be punishable by a fine and / or jail time. The fine and jail time increases when the assault is against certain personnel, including:

  • Peace officers;
  • Firefighters;
  • Mobile intensive care paramedics;
  • Emergency medical technicians;
  • Process servers;
  • Lifeguards;
  • Animal control officers;
  • Traffic officers;
  • Code enforcement officers;
  • Search and rescue members who are working a scene; and
  • Doctors and nurses giving emergency medical care outside of the clinic, hospital or other heath care facility;

Those charged with assault should not hesitate in contacting Attorney Mara Feiger.

Domestic Violence/ Family Law

Domestic violence refers to assault and / or battery against a family member, including your children. This is a serious crime, and as soon as your spouse files a domestic violence injunction against you, you should contact Attorney Mara Feiger – even before you are served.  You may be accused of domestic violence by a vindictive spouse; if this is the case you need an aggressive and knowledgeable attorney on your side.  Ms. Feiger also practices family law in San Mateo County focusing on Family Law domestic violence restraining orders.

Sexual Molestation

If you have been charged with sexual molestation, that is, a minor or  adult has accused you of touching his or her intimate parts and the touch was unwanted. This is a serious charge that can follow you for the rest of your life. Ms. Feiger is prepared to help you navigate the complex legal system, providing you with the zealous representation you need to face such allegations.

Mental Health

Ms. Feiger has had numerous clients with issues surrounding a mental health issue.  Her experience dealing with this issue is vast.  Whether a mental health diagnosis can result in a legitimate defense to a crime, or factors in a an appropriate resolution of a case, Ms. Feiger will advise all options available.

Get a Consultation

If you have been arrested or accused of a crime, regardless of the severity, call Attorney Mara Feiger at (650) 207-1808 today and schedule your consultation.

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