Sofia Criminal Defense Lawyers

Our father-son lawyer team is proud to carry on the tradition of providing responsive, professional legal services. Since 1993 people across Bulgaria have turned to us for any legal matter.

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The law firm has many years of professional experience in the field of criminal law and offers highly qualified legal services, expressed in:
- Legal protection and procedural representation of defendants.
- Appeal of illegal and irregular acts of the prosecutor's office, the Police and the courts.
- Protection of the rights and legitimate interests of victims of crimes.
- Brings a formal charge to the Prosecutor's Office, the Police and the courts of the Republic of Bulgaria.
- Legal protection in proceedings „Detention in custody", "House arrest", as well as in the proceedings for the imposition of other - lighter measures of procedural coercion.
- Legal consultations in criminal cases, consisting in researching the case and giving a legal opinion on it.
- Legal protection in "Rehabilitation" proceedings.
- Legal defense in "Accumulation of convictions", "Extradition" proceedings.


The law firm offers legal representation and legal protection in administrative cases before all courts in the country when appealing administrative acts of the state and municipal administration.

Prepares appeals against criminal decrees issued by various authorities,  which impose an administrative penalty.


Verbal and written consultations related to a refusal to pay insurance compensation reduced compensation or regarding your rights as a victim of a traffic accident.

Defense and legal representation before all courts.

Preparation of written complaints/objections to achieve the most profitable compensations in court or extrajudicial order.


The law firm offers consultations and legal representation in:

Divorce by mutual consent


Registration of companies.

The law firm cooperates with professional accounting officers.


Our team consists of two generations of lawyers.
The foundations of the law firm were laid by Vladimir Marinov in 1993, then in 2011 Alexander Marinov also joined as a team member.
Currently, the law firm has two offices - in the city of Sofia and in Lovech town, but it carries out its activities throughout the country.


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He graduated with a degree in law from the prestigious Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" in 2010.  He is a lawyer at the Sofia Bar Association since 2011.

Alexander Marinov is a strong litigator. With a passion to protect his client's rights, he directs his practice and resources toward criminal defense, personal injury law, drug charges and alcohol crimes, property crimes such as vandalism, and Drug charges, including felony drug possession.
He has considerable experience in transport crimes - Drunk driving (DWI/DUI)

Among the successes is a case won before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. AFFAIRE DERMANSKI c. BULGARIE App. No(s). 61322/10 Court (Fifth Section Committee) for violations committed by the Republic of Bulgaria of the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

In the field of administrative-criminal law, he performed defense and legal representation against illegal criminal decrees and orders for the imposition of coercive administrative measures - e.g. temporary revocation of a driving license, and removal of motor vehicle registration plates. Assists in the voluntary payment of pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages to victims and relatives of the victims of traffic accidents.


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He graduated with a degree in law from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" in 1990.

1991-1993 he was the head of the Lovech District Prosecutor's Office.

From 1993 to the present, he practiced law at Lovech BAR Association.

He specialized in criminal and administrative law.

His legal practice consists of protecting the legal rights of clients in criminal cases for murder, robbery, theft, personal injuries, human traffick, crimes against forestry, etc.

In his practice, he achieved numerous acquittals, as a result of which he condemned the Prosecutor's Office to pay his clients compensation for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages suffered as a result of illegally raised and maintained accusations.


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