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Below is a representative listing of our areas of practice.



Family Law


The firm has been practicing all aspects of Family Law in Butte County for over 30 years.  If you need help with Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Restraining Orders or Juvenille Matters we are here to help.  If you want a firm that cares about what is in the best interest of your children, HOWELL & McHUGH is the firm for you.


Personal Injury Law


In over 30 years of practice, we have handled personal injury cases involving automobile accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice and many different causes of injury. If your case is accepted you can be assured that we will fight all the way without hesitation to take it to trial.


Criminal Law


Martin S. McHugh has been practicing criminal law since he first became an attorney in 1984.  If you want experience and someone who will give your case the individual attention you deserve then HOWELL & McHUGH is the firm for you.


Property Law


Landlord/Tenant, Adverse Possession, Prescriptive Easements.




If you have a simple contract for review or need drafted contact us to help you.


Civil Litigation


Whether it is for prosecution or defense, we have handled significant civil litigation involving construction defects, fraud, quiet title actions on both the Superior and Appellate level.

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