Law Offices of Steve Cedillos

Law Offices of Steve Cedillos

Honolulu Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney

Firm Overview


We understand that Family law and criminal defense issues share a few of the same concerns. Both can make you feel frightened and both can turn your life upside down. Family Law as well as Criminal Defense issues require aggressive yet compassionate legal representation.

As a Honolulu lawyer, I personally oversee and handle each case. You can benefit from my legal experience and tough-minded approach.

Main Office

Main Office
1750 Kalakaua Avenue, Suite 201
Honolulu, HI 96826



How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

My firm wanted to concentrate on areas of law that most people would have contact with at some point in their lives.

Criminal and traffic law along with divorce law and related family law matters are areas which most people will encounter sometime in their lives.

We wanted to offer help and assistance to people with these kinds of problems and allow clients to utilize our over 20 years of experience in these areas.

Steve Cedillos

Law Offices of Steve Cedillos


Honolulu attorney Steve Cedillos received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications at the University of Hawaii, after which he studied at the University of Southern California, School of Professional Writing, where he focused on film and production. For his legal education, Mr. Cedillos studied at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree. Over the course of a legal career spanning more than 20 years, Mr. Cedillos has represented countless clients in criminal defense and family law cases of all types.

When you hire Steve Cedillos to represent your case, you will be giving yourself the benefit of having a dedicated personal advocate on your side. Mr. Cedillos takes a sincere interest in the success of his clients, because he recognizes just how much you have at stake. Whether you stand accused of committing a crime or are preparing to file for divorce, the outcome of your case will most likely have a major impact on your future. Mr. Cedillos knows that you are counting on him to get the best possible result for the situation, and will work tirelessly on your behalf.

In the field of criminal law, Steve Cedillos represents clients on all types of misdemeanor and felony charges, including:

-DUI whether it is a misdemeanor first-time offense or if you are accused of vehicular manslaughter
-Traffic offenses
-Theft, from shoplifting to burglary
-Drug offenses ranging from misdemeanor possession to trafficking
-Domestic violence offenses such as unlawful imprisonment, harassment and assault
-Sex crimes such as rape and other sexual offenses including internet based crimes
-Violent crimes including assault and homicide
-White collar crimes such as fraud, identity theft, money laundering and embezzlement
-Furthermore, he takes a special interest in military criminal defense, helping clients to obtain a favorable disposition in cases ranging from non-judicial punishment hearing to general courts martial.

In the field of family law, Steve Cedillos handles works to defend his clients' personal interests during divorce on matters including

-Child custody
-Child support
-Property division

Whenever possible, he seeks to help his clients negotiate an uncontested divorce, but does not hesitate to take the case to court when necessary to achieve the result that his client deserves. Furthermore, he addresses other family law issues including domestic violence protective orders, paternity actions for child support or visitation rights, and petitions for grandparents' rights to visitiation.


Steve Cedillos currently holds membership in the Hawaii State Bar, and is also a member of the Screen Actor's Guild. In recent years, he has been a member of AFTRA, a distinguished performer's union, though AFTRA has recently merged with the Screen Actor's Guild to provide even stronger protections for media artists as SAG-AFTRA. Attorney Cedillos also held a Real Estate License and a broadcast license. To learn more about Mr. Cedillos and find out how he can help you, contact the firm for a free case evaluation.