Criminal Defense in Orange County
Tough Defense, Known In Newport Beach

Newport Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer

Accomplished Orange County Representation

When you are looking for an attorney, it is important that you do not settle for less than what you deserve. Whether this is your first offense or if you have been charged previously, it is important that you retain the representation of an experienced attorney. At The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, you can rest assured that your case will be in good hands. Founding attorney Mr. Barney B. Gibbs is committed to providing outstanding representation to clients facing numerous types of charges and he stands ready to fight for your rights and freedoms. His experience in criminal law dates back to the conception of his firm in 1983 and over the years, Attorney Gibbs has handled over 2,500 cases. If you have been arrested, or if a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact an Orange County criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

When considering an attorney, it is important that you look for a high-caliber defender who will aggressively pursue the best possible outcome for your case. It is important that you research how experienced your potential criminal defense attorney is and understand how many cases they have handled. If they are not as experienced as Attorney Gibbs, reconsider. Having the right attorney on your side can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Attorney Gibbs has devoted his career to pursuing the best available solutions for individuals facing criminal charges. He understands that you may be up against some tough odds and that the reality of the penalties you are facing can be steep, but when you work with The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs, you can rest assured that your case will be in good hands.

There is no case that is too big or too small for the experienced firm to handle. Attorney Gibbs is a widely respected legal advocate in Orange County and has been able to provide hundreds of criminally charged men and women with favorable resolutions. If your case cannot be settled outside of a trial, The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs will aggressively pursue your case in a court of law. Like many before you, working with The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs may even offer you reduced charges or a dismissal of your case. It does not matter if you are facing an infraction, misdemeanor or felony crime, Attorney Gibbs will fight for your case. You deserve the highest possible legal defense and Attorney Gibbs can offer that to you.

Newport Beach Police Department Crime Data

The city of Newport Beach has its own police department. The NBPD issues citywide crime statistics every year and even indicates whether criminal activity increased or decreased in specific categories. The NBPD of course only has information on criminal arrests, not information on how many of these individuals were eventually acquitted. In 2012, there was one alleged homicide in Newport Beach. This shows a 100 percent increase from the year before since there were no homicides in the previous year. The crime with the highest arrest rate was larceny-theft in 2012, totaling 1,630 arrests. This is a five percent decrease from the year before. Criminal arrests such as public intoxication (786 arrests), DUI (432 arrests), drug abuse violations (386 arrests) and vandalism (356 arrests) were also relatively high in number. There was also a high rate of financially-motivated crimes such as fraud, forgery and counterfeiting, totaling over 500 total arrests in 2012.

High-Caliber Representation at an Affordable Price

Are you ready to move forward with your case? If you are seeking trusted legal representation from an experienced attorney, look no further! The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs stands ready to ensure that your case is properly handled. In the event that you or a loved one were arrested for a criminal offense in Newport Beach, do not hesitate to immediately retain the services of Attorney Gibbs. Unlike other large firms, when you work with his firm, you will always be treated as an individual. You will never be considered just another number. The one-on-one attention that the firm can provide you can help protect your future and freedoms. The firm is easily reached by completing a free case evaluation form online.

If you have questions and concerns regarding your legal situation or what steps you should take to protect your rights, contact The Law Office of Barney B. Gibbs today!

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