Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Aggressive Defense Attorney in Orange County

How will you defend yourself if you are charged with a serious crime? There are many firms that claim to defend criminal charges, but will they believe in you and fight relentlessly on your behalf? Who you choose to defend you could be the most important decision of your life. In some cases, it can be the difference between a life in prison and walking away free. The quality of the Orange County criminal defense attorney that takes your case is a critical matter. When you have a defense lawyer that believes in your case without question, encompasses adequate trial skills and the determination to fight, you have a much better chance of avoiding conviction. At Takakjian & Sitkoff, you will be defended by a firm that is accomplished, creative and relentless in defending all types of criminal charges.

We have worked to tailor our craft in order to provide you with the best defense possible. In order to give you a better understanding of how we may be of help, below is brief description of some of the services we can assist with:

DUI
Being pulled over on suspicion of drinking and driving can result in DUI which could incite serious consequences. However, an arrest does not require someone to plead guilty to the charge, and an attorney can help you explore the different defense strategies available in this type of situation. Read more about DUI

Driving with Suspended License
Probation time, community service hours, hefty fines, jail sentencing and more can all result from being caught driving while your license is suspended. In order to avoid these penalties, the skilled tactics of a DUI defense attorney will need to be employed. Read more about driving with suspended license

Drug Crimes
If you have been accused of a drug crime in the state of California you stand to face harsh penalties if convicted. It is vitally important that you know your rights and exercise them appropriately during your legal dealings. Read more about drug crimes

Computer/Internet Crimes
The nature of the criminal charges inflicted on those who are found guilty of an internet or computer crime will depend on the type of act committed. Read more about computer/internet crimes

Appeals
If you are unsatisfied with the results of your criminal case then a defense attorney can help you file an appeal that will allow for a second look at the matter by the courts. Read more about appeals

Expungements
The skillful know-how of a criminal defense lawyer can help you determine if the negative items on your legal record can be legally removed through expungement. Read more about expungements

Federal Crimes
The most severe consequences are reserved for those who are convicted of a federal crime. Whether it be a white collar crime or a violent crime, harsh penalties await those found guilty. Read more about federal crimes

Vandalism
California enforces strict punishment for the act of vandalism, including high fines, community service hours and even jail time in some cases. Read more about vandalism

Felony Crimes
If you have been accused of a felony crime it means that you have either harmed someone physically, deprived someone of their personal property or violated someone's constitutional rights. Read more about felony crimes

Juvenile Crimes
Children are too young to lose their personal rights and freedoms. Therefore, it is imperative to seek a criminal defense lawyer to protect the best interests of the child in the court of law. Read more about juvenile crimes

Probation Violations
Probation time may be assigned after a short stay in jail or as an alternative. However, no matter what led to the assignment of probation time the courts do not look favorably upon violations of it. Read more about probation violations

Resisting Arrest
When someone forcibly resists an arrest with the use of physical touching, hitting or worse a criminal charge may be placed on the individual. This will be an additional charge to the one that originally warranted the arrest and will most likely result in increased penalties. Read more about resisting arrest

Sex Crimes
Sex crime convictions are some of the most difficult to handle as they elicit much more than just legal repercussions. Social stigma and emotional backlash often accompany this accusation, making it vital to seek legal representation that can clear you of the crimes set against you. Read more about sex crimes

Theft Crimes
Theft refers to any action in which another person's money or property is taken without their permission and without the intent of returning it. This is even true in cases involving family and friends. Read more about theft crimes

Trespassing
It is relatively easy to unknowingly trespass on another individual's private property because signs and fences are not required to indicate that certain property lines should not be crossed. However, whether accidental or not the penalties for trespassing can be harsh and they will require the legal guidance of a defense attorney. Read more about trespassing

Unlawful Imprisonment
A criminal defense lawyer can help determine whether or not the imprisonment of an individual was truly appropriate for the crime committed. Read more about unlawful imprisonment

Violent Crimes
Violent crimes that result in physical harm or worse can result in extremely severe penalties, including a lifetime sentence in prison. Read more about violent crimes

Weapon Crimes
The potential for violence and physical harm that the presence of weapons bring to any situation make the crimes that involve weapons very difficult to fight. However, the skillful tactics of the right defense attorney can offer help. Read more about weapon crimes

White Collar Crimes
Corporate crimes and those of a predominantly financial nature are classified as white collar crimes. Individuals found guilty of these types of crimes could face serious punishments. Read more about white collar crimes

ForgeryYou can be charged with a crime of forgery if you have knowingly signed someone else's name to a legal document, even if instructed to do so. There are other serious acts that fall under the category of forgery and these too will require professional legal representation in order to defend your case. Read more about forgery

Fraud
Fraud is considered to be a theft crime because it is defined as theft by deceit. In these situations, it is imperative to remain silent and seek excellent representation on behalf of your defense. Read more about fraud

Embezzlement
An action does not have to be violent in order to be considered criminal. Embezzlement is a crime; it is the act of fraudulently taking property or money that has been entrusted to you by another. Read more about embezzlement

Parole Violations
Parole violations are different from probation violations and they will be charged differently as well. You are expected to strictly comply with the terms established for your parole and when you don't, trouble can ensue. Read more about parole violations

Gang Cases
Members of gangs stand to face much harsher convictions and more time in jail when found guilty of committing a crime. Read more about gang cases

Three Strikes
In California, some offenses are given three strikes before the offender is subject for long-term or lifelong imprisonment. Read more about three strikes

Family Law
Issues of family law can include divorce, separation, child support, and more. All require the expertise of family law attorney. Read more about family law

Criminal Defense Attorney in Orange County

When it is necessary to fight for your freedom, you must contact our firm as early as possible after the arrest. In many cases there are opportunities that can be initiated before formal charges are filed, and one of our attorneys will immediately spring into action when they feel that this is a possibility. Our legal team will further evaluate whether or not there is a chance of getting the charges dismissed or reduced, whether or not there were problems with the evidence, and whether or not the client's rights were violated during the arrest.

If under investigation for a crime, never answer questions from law enforcement or federal investigatory personnel until you have contacted the attorney to be present and protect you throughout the process. Failing to do so could create difficulties when under pressure, sometimes for hours on end. You can be sure that if you are being investigated, you will be arrested within a short period of time. Protect yourself from the dangers of the criminal justice system with a high quality, aggressive lawyer from our firm.

Contact an Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney from the firm at once if you are accused of a criminal offense.

Criminal Defense
Appeals
Computer/Internet Crimes
Driving with Suspended License
Drug Crimes
DUI
Embezzlement
Expungements
Family Law
Federal Crimes
Felony Crimes
Forgery
Fraud
Gang Cases
Juvenile Crimes
Parole Violations
Probation Violations
Resisting Arrest
Sex Crimes
Theft Crimes
Three Strikes
Trespassing
Unlawful Imprisonment
Vandalism
Violent Crimes
Weapon Crimes
White Collar Crimes
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