Practice Areas

Adoption & Guardianship

If you or a family member are taking care of a child and the child has not been living with the biological parents, whether the parents are unable or unwilling to take care of the child, you should consider filing for guardianship or adoption of the child. The most important issue is that the caretaker of the child...

Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are charged with a crime in Los Angeles, Orange County or Ventura County, you want an experienced criminal defense lawyer who knows criminal law and has the trial experience to take the case to trial if necessary.  I have successfully tried numerous criminal cases before a jury. DUI: DUI cases are more complex...

DV Restraining Orders

Whether you are charged with domestic violence as a crime or are served with a Temporary Restraining Order, my office will defend you in court.  You have the right to an evidentiary hearing in court and to call witnesses, including the cross examination of the victim.  I also assist victims in filing the paperwork for...

Expungement of Criminal Convictions

If you have been convicted of  a misdemeanor, or a felony that can be reduced to a misdemeanor, and completed all terms of probation, including payment of all fines and restitution costs, you have the right to ask a judge to expunge your criminal conviction.  There are numerous exceptions to this rule and that is why...

Family Law

If you were served with a petition to establish parentage and custody rights including child support, you have 30 days to respond to the Petition and request a hearing date.   Don’t go into family court alone.  Attorney Karen Green-Rose can assist you in filing a response and represent you at the court hearing. Family...

Juvenile Delinquency

When your child is charged with a crime, you need an experienced attorney to defend your child. I have tried and won numerous cases in juvenile delinquency court while I was a public defender.  I currently represent juveniles charged with all crimes including: Drug and Alcohol possession and DUI Possession of Weapons Gang Allegations Grand...

Juvenile Dependency

  Hire an experienced Juvenile Dependency lawyer  if you are charged with child abuse or neglect by the Department of Children and Family Services.  You need to hire an attorney who is well versed in juvenile dependency law to represent you in Dependency Court, even if the criminal court has dismissed the charges, you could still...

Paternity Petitions in California

If you are the biological father and are not on the birth certificate, there are ways to become the presumed father and add your name to the birth certificate.  My office will also fight for court ordered visitation of your child during the process of becoming named as the  father. My office can assist you...