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Aliso Viejo Criminal Defense Attorneys

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The Miller Law Firm
5.0
from 65 reviews
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Garri M.
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Not that long ago I had a rough experience with the campus police department. Due to the fact that I was late to one of my classes I irrationally decided to use a disabled placard. After I returned to my car a police officer was waiting for me. The ticket which he issued stated that it was a misdemeanor. I was devastated and did not know what to do. A few weeks later when I decided to request some quotes from criminal defense attorneys. Unlike the rest Christopher did not mention a very high price and offered to arrange a meeting on Saturday. It was important for me to find an experienced attorney, because at that time I was in the process of acquiring my citizenship. As a result of his diligent and outstanding job, on the day of my interview there was nothing in the Court system regarding my ticket. Hence, the officer conducting the interview did not bother including this ticket to the application, because she read a letter explaining the issue (which could potentially have an impact on my case, possibly denying it). I am very glad that my family hired Chris. He is always polite, professional, and patient. I will definitely refer everyone who needs criminal defense. If you want the best service, do not waste your time looking for it elsewhere. Thank you again Chris and best wishes.

McCready Law Group
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher M.
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Zack is a fellow attorney in OC that I've known for years. He is tough as nails and a no non-sense guy. He is incredibly persistent in pursuing motions and never lets th DA's off the hook. I really admire that. That's what you need in a defense attorney in OC because so many attorneys here are weak and not aggressive. Not Zack. He is thorough, knowledgeable and experienced.

Gammill Law
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Dan R.
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David Gammill is an outstanding, seasoned and knowledgeable Attorney. What you see in his bio and webpage is exactly what you get. I hired Gammill for a criminal defense matter. He was very candid and always answered all my questions in a way that made them understandable. Prior to my court date I had additional questions and without hesitation he answered them all promptly. He was able to get me a better outcome that I had even hoped for. Highly recommend him.

Law Office of Ann Gottesman
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Ron P.
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Amazing criminal defense attorney who fought for me and really showed caring for my case and ME as a human being! I was wrongly charged with a spousal battery misdemeanor and Ms. Gottesman kept me updated on every update, even on weekends and evenings. In addition, Ann doesn't act like she is in a rush to get off the phone or impatient. She always had time for me even when I had a lot of questions! Ann is a lawyer with a good heart and she is a lawyer because she wants to help people--not because she wants money. That is why I call Ann Gottesman a "gem" of a lawyer. I doubt there are many like her. SHe was respected in court (my case was in West Covina) and in the end she got my domestic violence charges dismissed on the day of trial. Thank you Ann for saving my reputation and my job!

Gutteriez Law Office
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
David B.
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I was leaving the bar in Hermosa Beach and as soon as I pulled put the parking lot I was immediately pulled over and the police office claimed I was driving reackless and wanted me to come out of my vehicle. My cousin and I asked him how could I have been driving reckless if I just pulled out the parking lot. He didn't answer and just asked me to get out the car and take a sobriety test and the breathalyzer and was put in jail over night and my company car was impounded. Because my company car was impounded I lost my corporate job and I was charged with a dui. Literally a collateral damage began as I wasn't able to even keep my apartment in Redondo Beach so I lost everything. After losing everything I've worked so hard for I reached out to Nicole, the attorney at the Gutteriez Law Office in Torrance ca, and she was absolutely amazing. She wasn't just knowledgeable about the law, but was extremely empathetic towards NY entire situation. She maid me feel really comfortable about speaking about everything that transpired without feeling embarrassed or ashamed. Nicole was able to get me a miracle deal at the arraignment phase without having even received the discovery packet until that morning from the prosecution and got it reduced to exhibition of speed, probation, and a 12 hour class. No DUI on record, doesn't count as a prior no insurance hike, no jail, no thousands in fees, no four month AA class instead just three. Even the public defender was shocked by Nicole's outstanding performance at the arraignment. I just want anyone with any type of criminal issues to know that if you go through the Gutteriez Law office you have a worrier in the law that's on your side out of Nicole. Thanks to Nicole I've started to feel as if I'm starting to get my life back. Nicole is definitely an attorney that cares about the clients she represents.

  • 10 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Janet R.
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I had never been in any kind of trouble in my life. When I found myself in need of a criminal attorney, I was terrified, embarrassed ,and ashamed of the situation that lead to my arrest. Lisa Leversen was an answer to my prayers. I want to express my deepest gratitude to her for making this experience beneficial to me in so many ways. Lisa posses the rare combination of astute intelligence, compassion and understanding. She is confident and competent and reassured me every step of the way. She kept me informed on every aspect of my case, answered all my question in the most timely and efficient manner. Lisa was right by my side in the courtroom guiding me and was the greatest support I could ever ask for. I could not recommend Lisa more highly should anyone find themselves on this journey. Thank you Lisa from the bottom of my heart. JR Long Beach Client

  • 28 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Karen S.
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Our experience with Michele Ferroni was excellent and while we hoped for dismissal accepted the next best offer the prosecutor made and Michele negotiated with him. We highly recommend her for criminal legal service. J Akins

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel A.
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Sharon acted quickly getting my case on calendar moments after I called her... She is super sweet look forward to refer her to everyone I know

Nate E.
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John was a total pro. Stayed in contact at every turn and made it easy to get through the process.

Law Office of Ray Dinari
5.0
from 1 review
  • 24 years in business
Alexander H.
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I was falsely accused of Battery on a female and a (technically true) Retraining Order Violation and subsequent Probation Violation by my ex-wife. I had initially retained another lawyer, and quickly realized that she wasn't going to be able to help someone suffering from the degree of manipulation I was dealing with. In a previous episode with the same woman, I lost custody of three children for having admittedly poured about 2 or 3 ounces of beer on her hair. In that instance I was arrested for Domestic Violence and made the horrendous mistake of talking to the police ( I had NO idea it was illegal) and pleading guilty. The loss of custody emotionally and financially devastated me and I was in the process of losing my house, job and security clearance (along with my dignity and self respect for a period of time) as a direct result. My now Ex-wife wanted to reconcile and I eventually gave that a chance. When I saw it going wrong (She wants a child of her own, and mine are not welcome in "her" house) I asked her to go back to her apartment and life, so she lied (AGAIN) and had me arrested falsely claiming I kicked and hit her. When I met Ray Dinari I was in court firing my previous attorney and asking for a PD. The judge essentially insisted that I speak to his Panel Attorney Ray, and that was the best thing that's happened to me since my nightmare began. In a matter of days, the Battery charge was dropped before I even got to court, Ray had followed up very thoroughly with the investigator and prosecutor, and the probation violation and restraining order violation penalties had been reduced from 20 days of Cal Trans and two convictions to one minor infraction and my original probation will soon be dropped and original conviction expunged! I have now regained my dignity and self-respect, a fighting chance to regain my security clearance, keep my job and home, and regain custody of my children! My life may not be completely restored, but I'm far better off than I could ever have imagined. After many bad experiences in custody court I had become very, very bitterly discouraged with many aspects of our legal system, Ray's integrity, honesty and effectiveness has restored a tremendous amount of faith in our legal system for me.

Max grantham G.
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Silvia gave me the best defense I could had ever asked for. Her thoroughness, knowledge, and professionalism contributed greatly in reducing what my initial consequences her. She is an amazing attorney and I highly recommend. She helped me with my DUI, but her knowledge is expansive and not limited to DUI’s, but all traffic matters as well as general criminal defense.

Budris Law Group
5.0
from 1 review
  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Janet T.
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Lisa is awesome! I can not speak highly enough of her and professional work. I would recommend he to anyone. She is the BEST!

  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
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Elliot Zarabi us ON the JOB From the outset, Mr. Zarabi was quick to respond to my inquiry regarding my legal issue. He gave me the rundown on what to expect going forward. He also informed me of all of what he would do during the entire process. Very personable and understanding of my predicament. As bad as I felt, he was very reassuring and made me feel comfortable with the process. I highly recommend him to anyone needing assistance with when confronted with a DUI.

Law Office of Andy Miri
1.0
from 1 review
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    I'm a top-rated defense attorney in Orange, LA, SB, and RS counties. I'm a criminal defense attorney handling all misdemeanors and felonies -- theft, drug charges, robbery, burglary, sex offenses and murder.

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    We are a law office specializing in criminal defense and family law matters. I am a former Orange County deputy district attorney.

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    I handle the defense of all criminal matters in state, federal and juvenile courts. I particularly handle DUI and DWI defense in court and with the DMV. I have been an attorney for 10 years, have made several thousand court appearances. I pride myself on personal service, and aggressively defending my clients to achieve the results they need.

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    We provide criminal defense and DUI law in North County San Diego. We are helping good people through bad times.

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    Craig A. Harbaugh is a criminal defense attorney with more than 15 years of trial, appellate and habeas experience. His practice focuses exclusively on federal and state criminal defense. Mr. Harbaugh has handled a variety of criminal matters, including drug trafficking, sexual assault, child pornography, battery, fraud, computer crimes, and immigration offenses. He has done the following services related to representative matters: * Successfully litigated high-profile extradition matter and ultimately convincing the U.S. State Department to withdraw the extradition request in a kidnapping-for-ransom conspiracy. * Obtained acquittal where client was charged with sexually abusing three separate complainants. * Successfully reversed murder conviction on appeal. * Secured dismissal of all charges and winning two key pretrial motions in a drug trafficking case carrying a 15-year mandatory minimum sentence. * Obtained three-year sentence in complex drug conspiracy where client originally faced a 20-year mandatory minimum sentence. * Convinced a prosecutor to dismiss charges involving an interstate drug trafficking conspiracy offense through aggressive litigation of pretrial motions. * Obtained probation for a client accused of defrauding the United States of hundreds of thousands of dollars. * Secured acquittal in a case involving assault of an Internal Revenue Service agent. * Convinced a prosecutor to dismiss charges in an Internet stalking case. * Obtained dismissal for an undocumented client accused of assaulting an immigration and customs enforcement officer. * Successfully litigated habeas matter resulting in the setting aside of defendant's murder conviction. * Obtained acquittal in a rape case. * Negotiated a misdemeanor charge and a probationary sentence in a large-scale fraud case originally involving multiple felony counts.

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    We provide aggressive and affordable representation. I am a criminal defense and DUI attorney who has handled hundreds of cases throughout Southern and Central California. If this is your first time finding yourself on the other side of the law, I will walk you through the entire process. I work with my clients as a team, keeping them informed and up-to-date on all aspects of the case. My job is to make sure that the criminal case has as little impact on the client's life as possible. Court appearances can generally be handled without the client going to court, and everything is explained in plain English. I am here to help.

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