Santa Ana Criminal Defense Lawyer

Let us help protect your rights!

Being accused of a crime can be incredibly scary-especially if it is your first offense. Instead of risking your future by hiring an inexperienced criminal defense lawyer, you should hire a Santa Ana criminal defense attorney from Darwish Law. Our team is dedicated to protecting your rights and fighting on your behalf to lessen or eradicate your criminal charges. A mistake should not ruin your future; nor should you let it. Our firm can create a personalized defense plan aimed to meet your end goals. Attorney Darwish can defend Santa Ana individuals who are facing a variety of criminal charges including, but not limited to, the following:

Juvenile Crimes 

If your child has been accused of committing a crime, it is imperative you hire an experienced Santa Ana criminal attorney to protect and defend their rights. Your child shouldn't have to suffer for the rest of their lives because of one unwise decision. Ensure they receive the defense they deserve by contacting our firm.

Parole Hearings 

If you are eligible for parole, it may be beneficial for you to hire a Santa Ana criminal defense attorney to represent you during your hearing. Our firm can ensure the court is made aware of why you should receive parole, as well as your plans on continuing to once again become an upstanding citizen.

Certification of Rehabilitation-Pardon 

If you have attended rehabilitation for the court-ordered amount of time and need a certification of rehabilitation, we can help. Our team is dedicated to helping you clear your criminal record in any way possible, including managing the application process on your behalf. We can gather the necessary paperwork for the application process, including the form and letters of character.


Were you pulled over for DUI? California enforces incredibly strict and harsh punishments for those who are charged with DUI. Our firm can review your case, challenge any evidence, and help you throughout the entirety of your case. We have years of experience and have successfully handled a plethora of DUI cases.

Driving Offenses 

Are you facing vehicular manslaughter, hit and run, or driving on a suspended license charges? The Darwish Law firm can help protect your rights during these types of driving offense cases, as well as provide representation during DMV hearings. Ensure you receive exceptional criminal defense when you hire us!

Drug Crimes 

A drug crime is a criminal offense that involves possessing, selling, or distributing illegal substances. The state of California considers various substances to be illegal, including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, LSD, and unauthorized prescription medications. The penalties for drug crimes can be extremely harsh, which is why it is important for you to hire a drug crime lawyer from our firm.

Theft Crimes 

Whether you have been accused of stealing items from a grocery store or are facing vehicular theft charges, no theft crime is too simple or complex for our firm to handle. Your freedom is our number one priority, and we will work hard to protect your rights in a court of law.


Want to clear your record of a past criminal charge? Expungement is the process of sealing criminal convictions from an individual's criminal record. There are three different types of expungements in California; we can determine which type of expungement you qualify for, as well as assist with the process

Assault / Battery 

Were you accused of assault or battery? Let a criminal attorney from our firm help! Assault is the intentional act of causing fear harm to another human being, while battery is the actual act of striking a person. We can investigate your case to determine if the charges you're facing are valid, as well as build a strong defense.


Felonies are a crimin al offense punishable with over a year's jail sentence. Types of felonies include murder, embezzlement, multiple DUI offenses, and fraud. If you are facing any of these types of felony charges, do not hesitate to contact our firm. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better your outcome can be.

Domestic Violence 

California does not take domestic violence cases lightly. If you are charged with domestic violence, you may be facing extortionate fines, extensive amounts of jail time, and mandatory counseling. Depending on the severity of your charges, you may also be facing felony or misdemeanor charges, as well.

White Collar Crimes 

In California, white-collar crimes are unlawful actions committed by public officials, entrepreneurs, business people, and any other professionals through fraud or deception for financial gain. White-collar crimes involve several criminal offenses that fall under the federal government or state's laws. A charge for any white-collar crime could cast a shadow on your integrity and stain your reputation. It is naïve to think that white-collar crimes can't attract severe charges. Therefore, whether you are facing federal or state charges, you must take them seriously. If you are facing white-collar crime charges in Santa Ana, CA, Darwish Law will help you build a defense to protect your reputation, freedom, and rights.

You are not alone-we can help you!

Hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent you in court can result in a better outcome than if you attempted to represent yourself. To ensure your rights are protected and you obtain a positive outcome for your criminal case, contact the Santa Ana criminal defense lawyer from our firm as soon as possible.

Free Consultation


Practice Areas

Assault & Battery


Assault on a Public Official

Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Battery on a Peace Officer

Domestic Violence

Child Abduction

Child Abuse

Child Endangerment

Child Neglect


Criminal Threats

Corporal Injury On A Spouse

Domestic Battery

Elder Abuse

Violation of A Restraining Order

Driving Offenses
Driving With A Suspended License
Underage DUI
DUI Defenses
DUI Checkpoint
Felony DUI
DUI Penalties
Hit and Run
Multiple DUI
Vehicular Manslaughter

Drug Crimes

Possession of Marijuana for Sale

California Marijuana Laws
Manufacturing Drugs

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of Methamphetamine

Pre-Trial Diversion For Drug Crimes

Prop 36


Fraud Crimes

Auto Insurance Fraud

Credit Card Fraud

Gambling Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Real Estate Fraud

Gun Offenses

Carrying A Concealed Firearm

Evading A Police Officer



Lewd Acts With A Minor


Probation Violations

Property Crimes

Damaging Phone, Electrical or Utility Lines

Theft Crimes
Armed Robbery

Burglary of a Safe or Vault
Petty Theft
Grand Theft
Grand Theft Auto
Receiving Stolen Property

Sex Crimes
Child Molestation
Annoying Or Molesting A Child Under 18
Child Pornography

Forcible Sexual Penetration

Indecent Exposure
Lewd Conduct
Oral Copulation By Force/Fear
Sexual Battery
Prostitution & Solicitation

Violent Crimes
Attempted Murder
Welfare Fraud
Involuntary Manslaughter

White Collar Crimes

Forging Or Altering A Prescription
Misappropriation Of Public Funds