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The People of California vs Daniel A.

My client was found in a restaurant bathroom with a female when he was attacked by three other males. Based upon the relationship of the 3 male individuals, they all pointed the finger at my client as the aggressor. The police department charged my client with PC 422 criminal threats, PC 243A battery and PC 594 vandalism. After a thorough investigation, interviewing numerous patrons in the restaurant, it was determined that my client was involved in a simple act of romance and upon showing such evidence to the district attorney, all charges were dismissed.

The People of California vs Gaylen O.

Arrested for DUI, California Vehicle Code 23152 (A) & (B). Officer found my client on the side of the road asleep, based on the officers objective signs, presumed he was intoxicated. Provided medical records to the District Attorney showing no signs of alcohol impairment, client was actually recovering from a concussion. Case was later dismissed in furtherance of justice.

The People of California vs Melissa H.

Arrested for multiple felony. During the arrest over twenty credit cards, several ID’s and a money making machine were discovered in her vehicle. Defendant claimed having little knowledge of the items possessed in her vehicle. Initially offered a six-year term to be served in state prison. After a thorough and diligent analysis of all discovery, I was able to show that all felonious material possessed in the vehicle were not her’s and were recently placed in her custody. Client plead to PC32, and accessory, as a misdemeanor for credit time served and community service.

The People of California vs Brandon P.

Client was pulled over for a traffic violation and suspicion of driving without a license. During a protective sweep, several marijuana bags were found in the vehicle and the client was arrested for (HS11359) felony possession of sales. Filed motion to suppress on behalf of my client which was granted, case was dismissed.

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The People of California vs D.H
Client was arrested for selling weapons to minors that were later discovered to be stolen. Providing the District Attorney results that showed immaturity and psychological disorders, an agreement was reached allowing the client to plead to a deferred entry of judgement (DEJ) for a period of twelve months. During the twelve month period, client sought counseling and successfully performed community service there by meeting the terms of the DEJ and having the case dismissed one year after the plea.

The People of California vs Esteban J.
Client was involved in multiple Estes robberies (PC211) at the same location. On the night he was arrested he was able to escape by violently kicking a store employee. He was charged with several accounts of PC211 (Estes robbery) and was offered incarceration for a long period of time. After setting up an interview with District Attorney and Bakersfield Police, i was able to show that my clients intentions were based on peer pressure and acceptance, having no prior criminal record. The case was conditionally dismissed upon my client performing a serious of projects outlined by Kern County probation

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Meet The Shafter Lawyer

 My calling to the law came in 1980, as I was in Junior High School. In the middle of the school day, I was called to the office and escorted to the conference room where two Bakersfield Police Investigators were very friendly and asked if I would answer questions regarding events that took place the prior weekend. Learn more about the compelling story here.


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Our initial free consultation allows both the client and the attorney to get to know one another, therefore, allowing each party to feel comfortable as the case moves forward, and absolutely no costs if the client decides to go continue looking. We are an experienced, result-oriented Criminal Defense and Family Law Firm in Shafter, CA who never lets the details get in the way of helping you achieve a successful outcome.

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 Attorney Scott Winkler has been a practicing Lawyer for over 20 years in Kern County 

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Shafter CA. Allegations by law enforcement… make sure your side of the story is told. Learn More

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Family and Child Custody Lawyer in Shafter CA assisting in divorce, custody, visitation, support & restraining orders. Learn More

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Mergers & Acquisitions – Contract Disputes – Employment/Education Law. Learn More

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From Our Clients

Built on paying thorough attention to the crucial details that we give to our clients, you can be sure that you will be taken care of properly with B. Scott Winkler the Criminal Defense Lawyer Shafter CA

“Scott Winkler has always been there for me and my family. He is caring, kind and loyal. He is thorough and a highly professional lawyer. He is the best lawyer around. I highly recommend him, you will not be disappointed with this Criminal Lawyer Bakersfield CA!”.”

Eddie S | Shafter, CA

“In the beginning, I retained an attorney. At the end, he felt like a friend. Scott told me that once he was retained, he would take over my stress. After a few conversations my criminal nightmare was dismissed by the best Criminal Defense Law Firms Bakersfield CA. I have not seen him since our case but I definitely felt like he still has my back.”

Jennifer N | Wasco, CA

“Scott has handled various things for me and my extended family. He is the most down to earth, trustworthy attorney i have met. He tells it like it is and makes those not so pleasant situations a little more bearable. He is one of the best Lawyers in Shafter CA.”

Alyssa B | Shafter, CA

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