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Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Firm

Speak out on behalf of the voiceless for the rights of those who are vulnerable. 

Sacramento Criminal Defense Attorney

Over a Decade Spent Protecting Client Rights

From the moment you are arrested with a criminal offense, the prosecution team begins building a case against you to ensure you are charged with the full penalty. There is nothing easy about defending yourself from a criminal conviction, and the consequences of one can affect you throughout the rest of your life. You need help from a Sacramento criminal defense lawyer who understands how to build effective cases and keep your record clean. With over a decade of experience, Donato Legal Group is the team you can entrust with your case. We offer free consultations to give you the guidance you need to get started building your defense strategy.

Specializing in civil and domestic restraining orders

Dial (916) 318-5997 now to get started.

At Donato Legal Group, our Sacramento criminal defense attorneys understand that anyone can be arrested at any time. Your being charged does not make you a criminal, and we want to help you prove that. With the right planning and preparation, we may be able to help you have your charges reduced or even dropped in some cases. Our team fights with tenacity and conviction to ensure you get the very best chance at a favorable outcome. As your advocate, we will provide you with the representation you deserve. The justice system can make mistakes, and we want to ensure your life does not end up as one of them. Read our case results to see what we have been able to do for our clients. Don’t fight for your future alone.

Contact Donato Legal Group today to schedule your FREE consultation with a Sacramento attorney.

Former Client Reviews

Caring Representation That's Focused On Results 
  • Alan is a skilled trial attorney who's work ethic is matched by his integrity.

    “Alan and I have had several cases against each other. Alan is a skilled trial attorney who's work ethic is matched by his integrity. He is a worthy adversary who fights for his client.”

    - Brett W.
  • I cherish their hard work, dedication, and passion.

    “After fighting false allegations for a 3 year ordeal, I still can’t believe that my case is finally over. Alan took my case to trial and the jury agreed that I didn’t do anything. I will never ever be ...”

    - Former Client
  • I owe a lot to him and would recommend him to anyone looking for a criminal defense lawyer.

    “Alan was amazing and helped me get through a really tough part of life. He fought for me and got me the best deal possible. I owe a lot to him and would recommend him to anyone looking for a criminal ...”

    - Former Client
  • They have helped my son.

    “The nightmare started in South Lake Tahoe, my son was arrested and charged with a serious crime, he was appointed a Public Defender who did everything in her power to hurt my son and work against him, ...”

    - Melissa
  • Alan Donato saved my life!

    “My story begins a year ago when my house was raided by the cops. They were looking for someone who had a warrant. When I went to jail my whole life flipped upside down. Fear of losing my job and even ...”

    - Daniel

Why Hire a Sacramento Attorney?

Hiring a lawyer is an important decision. The right attorney can help protect your rights and get you the best possible outcome for your legal situation.

Here are some of the main reasons to consider hiring an attorney:

  • To ensure that all paperwork is filed correctly, so that you have a stronger case in court or during negotiations.

  • To provide experienced advice about the law and explain how it applies to your situation. An attorney’s expertise can be invaluable when dealing with complex legal matters such as business transactions or real estate deals.

  • To represent you in court if necessary, since having an experienced lawyer on your side increases the chances of success. Additionally, many attorneys offer free consultations to help determine the best course of action for your case.

  • To provide an unbiased third-party opinion, since attorneys are bound by the rules of professional conduct and must remain impartial. This objectivity can be invaluable in helping you make sound decisions that are in your best interests.

  • To negotiate on your behalf and work to get you the most favorable outcome possible. Attorneys understand how to leverage legal processes to benefit their clients, and can use their knowledge of the law to help you reach a successful conclusion to your case.

Ultimately, hiring an experienced attorney is one of the best investments that you can make when dealing with a legal issue or dispute. With the right lawyer on your side, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your interests are being protected and that you’re on the path to a successful resolution.

Attorney Alan Donato has been in practice for more than a decade, giving him an understanding of the strategies used by prosecutors to question your morals and credibility. He is also a member of Americans for Safe Access and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Mr. Donato is committed to helping those charged with crimes to protect their names and reputation. Give yourself the benefit of a strong advocate who can help you stand strong in defense of your future. Let our Sacramento criminal defense lawyers at Donato Legal Group help you plan for the challenges ahead and face them with confidence.

Helping Mr. Donato is Tiffany Wynn, a graduate of McGeorge School of Law and veteran of cannabis law. For six years, she served on the State Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. She is committed to helping her clients retain their dignity and tell their side of the story. No matter how bad the charges against you may be, Donato Legal Group has the experience and compassion to help you build a case to protect yourself from the consequences of a conviction.

Get started by calling our firm today at (916) 318-5997. We can meet with you over the phone or in person.

We'll Walk With You Every Step of the Way! 

Hire a defense team that will passionately fight for you. 

Call us today at 916-318-5997

Recent Case Results

We Prepare Every Case as if it's Going to Trial
  • Attempted Murder Not Guilty
  • Attempted Murder Acquittal

    Client was facing life in prison for attempted murder after a shooting on a bus where the jury found the client acted in self-defense.

  • Felony Sexual Assault of a Minor Acquitted of ALL charges (Trial)

    Client was a group home employee and was accused by one of the (minor) group home residents of sexual misconduct. Our office successfully showed the complaining witness was lying about the allegations, and the jury unanimously acquitted Ms. Roberts of all charges after deliberating for only a few hours.

  • Felony DUI Penalty Reduced
  • Felony Marijuana Charges Case Dismissed
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon Case Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Case Dismissed
  • Robbery Case Dismissed
  • Possession of Methamphetamine for Sale Case Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence with Great Bodily Injury Penalty Reduced

Awards & Associations

  • Litigator of the Year
    Litigator of the Year
  • Best of the Best Attorneys Top 10
    Best of the Best Attorneys Top 10
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
    National Trial Lawyers
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
    American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Lawyers of Distinction
    Lawyers of Distinction

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