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Marc Pelta



Pelta Law puts clients' needs first and work diligently to achieve their case goals. Marc Pelta is a former prosecutor with extensive experience in criminal litigation from the pre-filing stage following an arrest/police report to sentencing following a conviction from trial or a plea agreement. Marc has represented clients across California accused of any crime (juvenile/adult); as well as in civil harassment, domestic violence and elder abuse restraining order cases.  

Criminal charges can result from addiction problems or mental health issues, and she works diligently to convince prosecutors to impose sentencing alternatives, such as drug abuse treatment and counseling, instead of incarceration or other harsh sentences.

Marc is an aggressive, personable advocate for his clients' rights, and he has a reputation among his colleagues and clients of thinking outside the box when it comes to developing client-centered solutions.

Marc is admitted to practice before all State of California courts, in addition to Federal Courts, and the Supreme Court of the United States.


  • City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, Flushing, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Law Review Executive Articles Editor
    • Honors: Practicing Law Student (California & New York)
  • San Francisco State University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: History Honors Program

Bar Admission

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California Public Defenders' Association
  • The Private Defenders of California
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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense Veteran
  • DUI Experience
  • Drug Law Professional
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Pre-Filing Request to the District Attorney to Not File Charges Against the Client
  • Driving with no License or with a Suspended/Revoked License
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Larceny
  • Embezzlement
  • Strikes
  • Violent Felonies
  • Serious Felonies
  • Domestic Violence
  • Parole Hearings
  • Mentally Disordered Offender Hearings
  • Sexual Violent Predator Hearings
  • Drugs Crimes
  • Human Trafficking
  • Fish & Game
  • Federal Crimes
  • Modification or Early Termination of Federal and State Probation
  • Professional license defense before various State Boards (e.g. nursing, physician, therapist, chiropractor, dentist, pharmacist, general contractor, etc.)
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Order Hearings
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Order Hearings
  • Elder Abuse Restraining Hearings
  • Detailed Second opinion case evaluations with proposed defense plan defense
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Elder Abuse Restraining Orders