Criminal Law

We have law offices conveniently located in Danbury and New Milford, Connecticut. Our multilingual offices can provide assistance for English, Spanish, and Portuguese speaking clients.

Criminal Law

When you’re faced with criminal charges or an arrest, it’s common to feel anxious and nervous. Give yourself the upper hand by turning to Hoekenga & Machado to assist you in developing your best defense. Our firm handles a wide variety of criminal law case ranging from serious felonies to traffic citations. During your legal proceedings, Hoekenga & Machado will serve as your advocate and offer you ongoing support and sound legal advice.


Those charged with Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Intoxicated are prosecuted both criminally and administratively. You may face a judge in criminal court along with a hearing officer from the Department of Motor Vehicles. This administrative per se hearing determines the suspension of your driver’s license. If you were charged with a DUI/DWI, call us and learn your rights and to obtain experienced legal advice for both processes.

Drug Offenses

The state of Connecticut and the Federal Court as a whole has cracked down on drug possession and sales. Contact our office to assist you as you navigate through the judicial system regardless if you have been charged with Possession of Narcotics, Sale of Narcotics, operation of a Drug Factor, Possession of Narcotics in a School Zone, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, etc. We can help you in whatever your needs may be.

Crimes Against Persons

If you’ve been accused of using violent force upon another individual or tax fraud, identity theft, securities law, or forgery you may be facing serious consequences. Call our firm to assist in your legal defense when you need it most.