Providing Sound Legal Counsel for over 30 Years

Since 1976, Attorney Lawrence E. Ayres has served clients in the San Joaquin Valley of California.  As a former Fresno County Deputy District lawrence-ayresAttorney and current member of his profession’s most prestigious organizations, Mr. Ayres is well-equipped to provide fair, knowledgeable and thorough representation.

Criminal Defense

If you do not have papers or if you only have a green card and you are arrested by the local police you need an attorney that knows criminal law and immigration law.

Note: Under the ICE Criminal Alien Secure Communities Program when you are arrested by local police your fingerprints automatically go to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Visit our Criminal Law page to learn more


If you want a green card or you want to become a citizen we can help you. We have a range of experience in immigration matters that we can put to work for you.

Visit our Immigration Law page to learn more

Employers – Are you ready for a Homeland Security Audit?

The newly elected Congressional members say they want to increase the budget for enforcement of the immigration laws against employers who hire people that are not authorized to be in the U.S. or to work here.  We can help you get ready for these audits by performing our own Employer Immigration Compliance Audit.  Call us for more information or to set up an appointment.

Visit our Immigration Law page to learn more

Our staff speaks English and Spanish – Hablamos Ingles y Espanol

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