Orange County Criminal Defense
This page contains information on Orange County Criminal Defense. Many crimes are committed in Orange County, California, although Orange County is not known for being as high crime an area as other counties in the state. While Alpine, California, (which is also California’s smallest county) has the highest crime rate in California, Orange County had the lowest crime rate in California of any county with a population of over 1,000,000 at 2.48 crime convictions per 1,000 people.
The types of crime vary wildly within the county depending on which city you are in. Newport Beach, for example, has the following three crimes highest on the frequency list:
Other cities, like Santa Ana, Anaheim, and Westminster, are known for having pockets of gang activity in specific areas, which can lead to drug crimes, and crimes of violence. But overall, Orange County enjoys relatively low crime rates.
Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers
There is a growing number of Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyers in the county. Bar Associations dedicated to criminal defense are where you can find many of them, although not all criminal defense lawyers are members. The Orange County Criminal Defense Bar, which is an affiliate bar, and thus technically a part of the Orange County Bar Association, and especially the North Orange County Bar Association, the West Bar Association, and the South Bar of Orange County and the Harbor Bar Association are primarily bar associations catering to those professionals handling defense of crimes in the county.
Orange County Criminal Defense Practice
Our law firm has practiced criminal defense, in Orange County, since 1995. We have represented people of all types, accused of all crimes. Please contact the firm so that we may help you today.