Orange County Criminal, DUI, Traffic, Juvenile, & Transportation Law Firm
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Law Firm OverviewGRANT LAW, A Professional Law Corporation, is a criminal defense firm located in Irvine, California and serving clients throughout Orange County and the Los Angeles metropolitan region. Practice areas include DUI/DWI, traffic offenses, invalid and suspended license, failure to appear and arrest warrants, assault and violent crimes, drug charges, sex crimes, robbery and theft, internet crimes, weapons crimes, expungement or sealing of court records, probation violations, and white collar crimes such as fraud and forgery.
Senior Trial Attorney, Richard L. Grant, has more than 25 years of experience. In addition to his B.A. degree, he earned an M.S. degree, and his J.D. degree from Western State University.
GRANT LAW advocates on behalf of clients with knowledgeable representation, ensuring their rights are protected and working toward obtaining the most favorable outcome.
Year this Office was Established: 1984
Languages: English, Spanish.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Arrest Warrant; Conspiracy; Forgery; Internet Crimes; Misdemeanors, Felonies; Probation Violations; Traffic Tickets: Speeding; Unsafe Speed; Failure To Stop; Red Light Camera; Improper Turn; Invalid License/Suspended License; Expired Registration; No Proof Of Insurance; Failure To Appear; Reckless Driving; and Driving With Suspended License; Transportation Collections, Trucker Tickets, & Defense of Transportation Accidents & Freight Claims.
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, etc.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
As a member of California Trucking Association serving the trucking industry with Collection of Unpaid Freight Bills, including Shipper's Double Liability where the Shipper's Agent Broker failed to pay the Carrier-trucking company, Defense of Trucker's Tickets and other Criminal Charges, and Defense of Freight Claims for Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Cargo.
Mr. Richard L. Grant
Assault, Battery, Burglary, Business Law, Business Litigation
- California Trucking Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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