Orange County, California, Criminal Law Defense, DUI & Traffic Tickets, & Juvenile Attorneys
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Law Firm OverviewGrant and Grant, Attorneys at Law, have dedicated 25 years of experience to defending Orange County residents accused of all Crimes, felonies & misdemeanors, Juvenile Offenses, DUI matters, and all commercial and personal Traffic Violations. Founding attorney Richard L. Grant has a lengthy record of individual attention to cases and aggression in the courtroom, winning him many years of satisfied clients.
Attorney Grant's expertise covers all kinds of traffic violations, from speeding to DUI, and his experience in criminal law includes the areas of fraud, domestic violence, prostitution, theft, assault, and numerous others. His team moves quickly and efficiently to secure the best outcome for clients in cities throughout Orange and LA County.
Those charged with traffic violations or a serious crime need an attorney who will move swiftly to see that the case is handled with the attention it requires. Attorney Richard L. Grant has dedicated his firm to providing that attention.
Year this Office was Established: 1984
Languages: English, Spanish
Areas of Law
- Business & Industry
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Computer Crime
- Construction Law
- Controlled Substances
- Corporate Litigation
- Credit & Mortgage
- Credit Card Fraud
- Criminal Defense
- Criminal Law
- Debtor & Creditor
- Defamation, Libel & Slander
Areas of Law Description
Our practice includes:
- Traffic Crimes
We handle the following matters: DUI Ė Drunk Driving; Driving with Suspended License; Driving Without Valid California License; Speeding; Speeding In Excess of 100 mph; Driving at an Unsafe Speed; Failure to Stop; Red Light Camera; Expired Registration; Improper Lane Change; Improper Turn; No Proof of Insurance; Failure to Appear; Improper Turn; Commercial License Violations; Arrest Warrant.
- DUI/DWI Defense
If youíre charged with Driving Under the Influence DUI/DWI, it can be a serious offense in the state of California. Those charged can be convicted of a felony or misdemeanor depending on the circumstances, prior driving and criminal record as well as any injuries sustained as a result of DWI/DUI. In the city of Irvine, California, courts can assess punishment ranging from fines, jail time and suspension of driving privileges.
- Arrest Warrant Defense
When an Orange County, CA court issues an arrest warrant it is generally for a failure to appear to a scheduled court date. This means that the individual had tickets, usually for minor traffic violations and did not keep their court date. At the time that the judge issues the warrant, he or she generally sets bail as well. This is the amount of money that is required to get out of jail once the police arrest you. An Experienced attorney, representing the city of Irvine can help you get out of jail on your own personal recognizance, especially for traffic violations.
- Failure to Appear
A Failure to Appear warrant can be issued when an individual fails to appear for their court date for criminal, traffic court of civil actions. In Orange County, CA this is sometime result in a bench warrant and is often charged as a misdemeanor crime. Punishment for failing to appear can be fines, jail time, probation as well as other penalties. Irvine courts will issue the warrant if the court date is missed and the defendant does not contact the court within 14 days.
- Juvenile Defense
There are many juvenile offenses that can land a young person in the Orange County, CA court system. While the goal of California court is to rehabilitate juvenile offenders, sometimes they end up tried as adults and receive similar punishment. Sometimes a juvenile can be charged for offenses that are only illegal for minors, however not for adults, such as school truancy, the purchase of cigarettes, running away and curfew violations.
- Drug Crimes
The war on drugs has left many defendants facing drug crimes in serious trouble. Orange County, CA is among many counties that have doubled down on catching those selling, manufacturing or in possession of dangerous drugs. If a person is in possession of a drug or paraphernalia they can be charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime. The difference in charges depends on the amount and type of drug, whether or not it was being sold and a personís previous criminal record.
- Sex Crimes
Individuals charged and convicted of sex crimes in Irvine, CA can be required to register as a sex offender. This can greatly affect their lives and even affect their housing opportunities, employment and quality of life. California also has a Three Strikes Law and felony convictions can result in increasingly punishments and elevated criminal problems. Having appropriate legal defense, with an experienced trial attorney can make the difference between freedom and imprisonment.
Expungement or Sealing of Court Records is a process by which a person can have their records dismissed, sealed or destroyed. Arrests and other criminal charges can be embarrassing and also cause problems with employment, which is the reason California allows Expungement. In Orange County, CA individuals can petition the court for this action to help remove arrests, criminal charges and in some cases convictions.
- Probation Violation
A Probation Violation in the state of California can result in an arrest warrant and possible jail time. Those on probation are required to complete the conditions of their probation, generally things like reporting to their probation officer in a timely manner, or notifying the court of address change and sometimes participating in classes or counseling. When these conditions are not maintained the Orange County, CA court system will issues a warrant for your arrest.
- Assault Crimes
Assault crimes committed in Orange County that involve a deadly weapon can be charged as a felony, however may be a misdemeanor depending on the circumstances. Defendants that are charged commonly have one strike on their criminal record. Additional criminal activity or charges can be considered another strike and influence a more harsh series of fines or imprisonment in the future. Whether this charge is your first strike or third, it is important to reach out to an Orange County Assault crimes attorney with experience.
- Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is charged as a specialized assault in California, because it involves family members. Assaults between husband and wife, romantically involved, a child or other person that resides in the same home can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies. The court system in Irvine, CA will take into consideration the type of assault for determination of the charge. Misdemeanors are punishable by up to a year in jail, whereas a felony could mean jail time of up to a year, a $2000 fine or both.
- Robbery, Theft & Weapon Crimes
Robbery, Theft & Weapon crimes are not something to take lightly in Orange County, CA. Sometimes defendants confuse robbery and theft, which are two different charges. Robbery involves the unlawful taking or attempt of another personís property by force. It is considered armed robbery when a weapon or force is used, which can lead to a more serious charge. Theft while closely related is defined as the unlawful taking of anotherís property, by false premises, larceny, embezzlement or trickery.
- Forgery & Fraud
Forgery & Fraud Crimes in the state of California encompass several types of crimes. For example, Irvine, California courts can charge and prosecute someone for knowingly signing another personís name, giving a false check, lottery ticket or legal documents or even writing a bad check. According to the law it doesnít matter whether or not the intended victim was even defrauded, simply that the act was carried out with the intent to defraud the individual.
- Internet Crimes
There are a number of acts that a defendant can be charged with under the Internet Crimes law in Orange County, California. Federal as well as state laws prohibit the exploitation of children through exchanging or showing any sexual conduct of a minor, including storing or making any type of internet display. Charges can also be initiated for those that are accused of harassing or stalking another individual through online or electronic means.
- Conspiracy & Credit Card Fraud
Conspiracy & Credit Card Fraud are a growing crime in Orange County, CA. From stolen identity to the unauthorized use of a credit card, individuals can be charged with a misdemeanor crime up to a felony. In many cases there are circumstances that lead defendants to these types of offenses. Sometimes addiction is involved, which if identified by a defense attorney, can make a difference in sentencing. There are alternatives to incarceration and larger fines, by which a defendant can get, help for his/her addiction.
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Commercial Law League of America
- National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
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