Fitzgerald Law Group, P.C. in Upland, California, specializes in Criminal Defense cases.

Criminal Defense

The Fitzgerald Law Group, P.C. can handle any criminal defense matter due to our extensive knowledge and experience.


Can You Beat a DUI in the Southern California? The Law Offices of Nicola Fitzgerald often receive calls from prospective clients asking whether it makes sense to defend a drunk driving case also known as a DUI. Those accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs realize that the evidence is stacked against […]

Drug Offenses

ACCUSED OF A DRUG CRIME IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA? We believe in treatment, not jail. Community Service Rehabilitation Counseling First Offender’s Programs Arrest Records Sealed If you have been accused of a drug offense…whether possession or sales, our goal is always the complete dismissal of all charges. If this isn’t possible, we negotiate solutions for our […]

Domestic Violence

Do not gamble with your future. Accusations related to domestic violence can be devastating to you, your family and your career. Once an accusation is made, it is critical that you have a knowledgeable expert on your side. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAW FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Domestic violence can happen to any person regardless of age, race […]


What is Embezzlement? Embezzlement is a crime in California found under CA Penal Code 503 (CA PC503). There is a serious stigma attached to this offense and a charge may affect your future, including your chances of employment. If you have been accused of embezzlement, you should contact The Law Offices of Nicola Fitzgerald immediately […]


Discover exactly what’s on your criminal record – and see what an employer might see Legally be able to answer NO when asked if you’ve been convicted of a crime Reduce a felony to a misdemeanor -then dismiss it Seal juvenile records Expunge misdemeanors so they are considered to be dismissed Wipe arrest records Apply […]

Probation Violation

PROBATION VIOLATION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS If your probation officer believes that you have violated your probation, you can be required to go to court, or arrested and brought before a judge. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer representing you if you have been accused of violation of probation – The Law Offices of Nicola […]

Theft and Shoplifting

The Law Offices of Nicola Fitzgerald have handled shoplifting charges involving every major area store.  Some of the more common are: Fry’s Kohl’s Costco Macy’s Walmart Target Best Buy Whole Foods We have worked with clients accused of shoplifting, petty theft and grand theft from many major Southern California Area retail establishments. Most of our […]

Violent Crimes

Aggravated Assault Assault with a Deadly Weapon What is the legal definition of Assault with a Deadly Weapon in California? Assault with a deadly weapon or ADW is an offense under Penal Code 245 in California. This section criminalizes assault with a deadly weapon, including firearms, and assault using force likely to cause serious injury. […]

Sex Offenses

Child Molestation Child Pornography Indecent Exposure Lewd Conduct Prostitution Rape Statutory Rape Sexting   Child Molestation Child Molestation Information and Frequently Asked Questions In this part of our site, we will explain the various laws surrounding child molestation offenses in California, and help you to understand why having an experienced attorney on your side is […]