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Criminal Defense — Skilled Criminal Defense From a Former Prosecutor

If you’ve been charged with a crime, your rights are on the line and the time to act is now. Prosecutors and judges will not go easy on you, making it extremely important to choose an attorney willing to fight aggressively to protect your rights.


At Jacques Law Office, we are ready to help you with all your criminal defense needs. As a former prosecutor, Michael Jacques brings a unique perspective to the firm. He has handled everything from petit theft to felony crimes. We help people resolve a broad range of criminal cases including, but not limited the provided practice areas.


We look forward to helping you successfully resolve your legal issues. We offer clients the personal attention and quality legal services they deserve. Contact us online today or call 208.344.2224 for a free initial consultation. We have offices in Caldwell and Boise to meet your legal needs.

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Every lawyer will say he or she is dedicated to achieving results for their clients. At Jacques Law Office, P.C., in Caldwell and Boise, Idaho, we mean it. You can count on receiving an aggressive defense of your rights from a lawyer you can trust. We truly care about your well-being, both legally and personally.


Discuss your legal needs with an attorney who cares. Call 208.344.2224 today to schedule a free initial consultation.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

It may seem like a lot to tackle when developing your estate plan. We are not going to lie, it is very detailed work and we are here to help you, every step of the way.

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Assault & Battery

Very seldom are assault and battery cases and other violent crime cases handled like they’re portrayed on television. It is true more often than not, that sometimes the police lack resources to persue the case to the fullest. It’s important having a defense attorney to gain alternative suspects, gain additional facts and help get your case dismissed or reduced significantly.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence allegations can be destructive to your life and shoudlnoyt be taken lightly. Know your rights and the team with the Boise defense attorney that knows the full extent of the law, Jacques Law.

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Sex Offense Crimes

Merely being accused of a sex-crime is devastating. If convicted, you may be subject to a long prison sentence and also face lifetime registration under the Idaho Sex Offender Registry laws. Gain a strong defense and work with an experienced defense lawyer in Boise, Jacques Law.

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Drug Crimes

Criminal charges involving drugs can result in serious life-changing concequences. Changes in difficult finding employment, maintaining financial obligations, court-mandated classes and or rehabilitation, just to name a few. Ensure your rights are protected by hiring a lawyer that will achieve the best outcome for your case, Jacques Law.

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Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a very serious crime in Idaho, in a state that hold some the highest penalties. Know that the full extent of the law is on your side, Jacques Law.

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DUI-Alcohol & Drugs

If you have been charged with DUI in Idaho, you should know your rights and retain an experienced and skilled Boise DUI lawyer to evaluate your case. With our high success rate in getting most charges reduced to a fair plea or dismissed altogether, know that Jacques Law has experienced knowledge and is well known in the Idaho law community.

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DUI-Breath, Blood & Urine Tests

Even if you have “failed” a Breathalyzer test, there are ways to fight a DUI charge in court. There are certain regulations with which the police must be comply before administering a Breathalyzer test. It is important that you know what DUI rights you have in the state of Idaho and how they apply to different types of tests.

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Probation Violations

Whether you’re facing a felony charge or a misdemeanor charge, all criminal charges need to be taken seriously. When serving your probation certain actions can violate your probation and cause you to appear back in court. Know what options are available and how you can possibly continue serving probation with minimal disruption.

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Depending on the exact situation, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the least impactful way to discharge debts and get a fresh financial start. The entire process of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy usually takes about six months.


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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is different from Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a number of ways. The most important difference is that in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are obligated to repay a portion of your unsecured debts.


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