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Christian Van Riper

Timothy Nies

"Justice delayed is justice denied..."  

Compassionate, hard-working and dedicated, Van Riper & Nies, a veteran-owned law firm, is committed to protecting your legal and constitutional rights.

Christian Van Riper, a former Florida prosecutor and DCF investigator, and Tim Nies, a U.S. Army veteran of the elite 75th Airborne Ranger Regiment, and insurance company casualty attorney, are experienced trial attorneys.

We are known by prosecutors, and fellow criminal defense attorneys alike, for leaving no stone unturned when defending our clients' freedom, and for being available, day or night. All our clients have Christian's and Tim's cel phone numbers.

Wouldn't it be comforting to know that you have retained a lawyer who truly cares about you and the well-being of your family, and that you have hired an attorney who will work tirelessly to make sure your legal and constitutional rights are upheld?

Our attorneys are committed to professional service, skilled representation and providing criminal defense services at a reasonable rate. Our attorneys regularly work with clients on easy payment plan arrangements.

When choosing an attorney to represent you, or a loved one, in a criminal case, it is critical to obtain an experienced criminal attorney ASAP.  Delay in retaining a criminal defense attorney may harm your case, and your chances for a favorable resolution. Consulting a qualified criminal defense attorney early on can help protect your freedom and liberty. 

Christian and Tim are committed to providing aggressive and  well-planned criminal defense representation in all types of cases, including: Felonies, Criminal Appeals, Murder, Manslaughter, Arson, Traffic Offenses, Juvenile Delinquency, Violation of Probation, BUI, DUI, Drug Charges, Credit Card Fraud, Domestic Battery, White Collar Crimes, Computer Crimes, Prescription Fraud, Immigration Fraud, Violent Crimes, Sexual Battery, Workers' Compensation Fraud,  Expungements and Bond Reductions. Our attorney, Christian Van Riper, is also an experienced criminal appellate attorney. 

For more information about our criminal defense trial practice and for a free consultation, please call us day or night, complete the contact form below, or e-mail us at

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West Palm Beach:
801 Northpoint Parkway
Suite 375
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 948-5588

900 SE Ocean Boulevard
Suite 140-E
Stuart, FL 34994
(772) 283-8712


Deerfield Beach:
10 Fairway Drive #139
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
(954) 369-0776

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Delray Beach:
55 SE 2nd Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 894-9862

Boca Raton:
9825 Marina Boulevard
Suite 100A
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(561) 948-5589
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