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Orange County Criminal Defense
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    Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney

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     Super Lawyer 5 Years in a Row

  • 75

    75 years of Combined Experience

The Right Lawyers in Newport Beach & Orange County

Make the Right Choice for Criminal Defense

Many good people face serious criminal charges after making a mistake or exercising poor judgment. On the other hand, many others have been wrongfully accused based on false evidence or a misunderstanding. Unfortunately, a conviction is punishable with serious penalties, such as time spent behind bars, thousands of dollars' worth of fines, and a criminal record that can haunt you for the rest of your life. If you or a loved one has been arrested, choosing the right lawyer is one of the most important decisions you must make to defend yourself.

At Right Choice Law, our legal team of former prosecutors has helped thousands of clients throughout Southern California get the most favorable results in their criminal cases. With more than 75 years of combined experience, we are not afraid to protect our clients’ rights and freedom in trial. We can listen to your story, assess your case, and determine all your legal options to either reduce the charges/penalties you face or get your case dismissed altogether. Let our firm fight for you throughout the criminal justice process and help you get your life back on track.

Contact us today at (949) 570-5232 and schedule a free consultation to learn Right Choice Law can help you. Check out our case results and client testimonials for more information about our legal services.

  • Clients' Choice Award 2020
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  • Clients' Choice Award
  • Avvo Top Contributor
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  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers

Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews

We Earned Our Reputation by Fighting for Yours
  • “Thank you for all your effort, kindness and knowledge of the law. Thank you for having represented me and for having made this process so easy and painless. Thank you for making the rest of my life a lot more peaceful. Keep up with the good work.”

    - Former Client
  • “I took the court program upon the recommendation of Fred. He helped not only with court but helped me realize I should take this program if I really wanted to live a better life. Today, life is good. Thanks Fred”

    - V.P.
  • “Some attorneys that I spoke to don't even really take the time to truly understand what you have going on. They only care about the facts (which I get), but not the person dealing with the difficult problem. You don't get that feeling with Fred.”

    - Kenny
  • “Fred made it clear to the judge that I was falsely accused. He saved my professional career. I am SO thankful that I was represented by Fred. I highly recommend him.”

    - Former Client
  • “In the end, all charges were dismissed against me. If you want the best criminal defense attorney on your side, Fred Thiagarajah is not the just the Right Choice, he's the only choice.”

    - Former Client
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Proven Track Record of Success

Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases

Whether you have been charged with a DUI, drug crime, sex crime, or violent crime, our Newport Beach criminal defense lawyers can handle the most complex cases. As former prosecutors, we extensive knowledge of both sides of the courtroom to provide our clients with an effective and unique legal defense. We will investigate your case, collect and analyze evidence, and figure out if the police violated your constitutional rights or if there are weaknesses in the prosecution’s argument against you.

Our legal team has been received many awards over the years – such as Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney by National Trial Lawyers and being on the Super Lawyers list five years in a row – for obtaining successful results and overall client satisfaction. Our firm cares about each of our clients and loves to help people. No matter what type of choice to made to end up facing criminal charges, it’s time for you to make the right choice with Right Choice Law.

  • People v. A.K. (2015) Charges — Battery Court — Airport Courthouse, Los Angeles County Case Dismissed
  • People v. A.M. (2006) Location — Airport Justice Center, Los Angeles County Dismissed
  • People v. A.N. (2014) Charges — Petty Theft Location — Orange County Case Dismissed
  • People v. A.R. (2015) Location — Orange County Case Dismissed
  • People v. B.C. (2014) Charges — Felony smuggling drugs into jail and 3rd DUI Location — Riverside Justice Center, Riverside Coun 180 Days House Arrest
  • People v. B.J. (2019) – Defendant was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence – Riverside County Case Dismissed
  • People v. C.D. (2020) –Felony Reduced to Misdemeanor & No Jail Through Negotiations – Los Angeles County Case Dismissed
  • People v. C.E. (2015) Charges — Sexual assault on a minor Location — Orange County Convinced DA Not to File Charges
  • People v. C.H. (2020) – Defendant was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence – San Bernardino County No Charges Filed
  • People v. C.P. (2014) Charges — Possession of Cocaine for Sale Location — San Bernardino County Factual Innocence Granted
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Why Choose Right Choice Law?

Here Are Six Reasons
  • Choose Our Experience

    Our team at Right Choice Law is backed by 75 years of combined experience.

  • Choose Our Character

    You don't need just a good attorney. You need an attorney that you can trust to protect your future.

  • Choose Our Perseverance

    We are committed to our clients. We will spend as much time as it takes to get the best result possible.

  • Choose Our Training

    At Right Choice Law, all of our lawyers are former Deputy District Attorneys.

  • Choose Our Intelligence

    Principal Attorney Fred Thiagarajah is a member of MENSA, the international high-IQ society.

  • Choose Our Knowledge

    Laws are constantly changing. Our attorneys are up to date on all the latest developments with constant research and regular attendance at seminars.

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