BLOG

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Make The Right Call 714-733-1737  >
Font import
If you’re facing criminal charges in Orange County complete the form to speak with Attorney Goodman
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

dedicated to criminal defense
for over 20+ years
  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.
    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review
  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.

    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review
  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.

    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review
The cost of a DUI lawyer in California can vary depending on the facts of your case and the experience level of the specific attorney you choose.
Read More +
The cost of a DUI lawyer in California can vary depending on the facts of your case and the experience level of the specific attorney you choose.
Read More +
The cost of a DUI lawyer in California can vary depending on the facts of your case and the experience level of the specific attorney you choose.
Read More +
The cost of a criminal lawyer varies depending on the severity of the crime, previous convictions and record of the person charged, and whether other crimes were committed in the act – among other factors.
Read More +
Domestic violence offenses in California may fall within the purview of criminal law or family law. The California Penal Code forms the basis for criminal law in the state.
Read More +
Attorney Jacqueline Goodman wrote an article for the Daily Journal titled, “Rule 4 rescission: untethered […]
Read More +
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón is facing pushback from constituents over his platform […]
Read More +
A concerning number of California prosecutors are opposing good conduct credits for inmates. Good conduct […]
Read More +
From crime shows to movies, the idea of attorney-client privilege is one most people are […]
Read More +
The California Supreme Court has voted to end cash bail for those who cannot afford it. Traditionally, […]
Read More +
California is radically reforming much of its established criminal law. Doing away with the DJJ, […]
Read More +
In early 2021, the state of California began to shut down its juvenile prisons. This […]
Read More +
Kids will be kids. This is true at any stage of development. They love to […]
Read More +
Across the U.S., in almost every jurisdiction, you will find three classifications of crime: infractions, […]
Read More +
When we think of controlled substances, we tend to picture hard drugs like cocaine or […]
Read More +
Domestic violence is a tough charge, and its impact is long reaching. It can affect […]
Read More +
The following are the important changes to California’s juvenile justice system in 2021:  Minors with […]
Read More +
The following are some of the new criminal laws taking effect in 2021:  California Racial Justice Act […]
Read More +
Generally speaking, implied consent means that permission wasn't directly given for some action to take […]
Read More +
California does have a felony murder law. Generally, it provides that a person can be […]
Read More +
In California, theft and robbery are not the same. Both involve taking another person's property without consent, but the […]
Read More +
When evidence is suppressed, that means it is excluded from the case. In other words, […]
Read More +
Yes, in the majority of cases in California you can record a law enforcement officer […]
Read More +
While we may think of shoplifting as an occasional problem that only gets addressed on […]
Read More +
Bernie Sanders endorses Gascón! Police unions endorse Lacey. Maybe that’s all you need to know. […]
Read More +
In 2019 nearly a third of the 72,000 people in California jails had an open […]
Read More +
Defunding police does not mean eliminating all police. It means putting funds into other services […]
Read More +
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)-sponsored bill, AB 3070, authored by Shirley Weber (D), passed […]
Read More +
In recent months, we have seen how videos of racial police violence captured on cellphones […]
Read More +
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc throughout the United States, many states are […]
Read More +
According to the First Amendment, we have the freedom fundamental right to assemble and peacefully […]
Read More +
Drug possession seems like a pretty cut-and-dry criminal charge. You were found with drugs; you […]
Read More +
Open Carry With very few exceptions, Californians are not allowed to openly carry a firearm, […]
Read More +
If you or a loved one has been arrested for a misdemeanor offense in California […]
Read More +
Resisting arrest – also known as obstruction in other states – is defined as interfering with a […]
Read More +
Getting arrested – especially if it is a first offense – can be embarrassing, confusing, stressful, […]
Read More +
Attorney Jacqueline Goodman recently wrote an article for the Los Angeles / San Francisco Daily […]
Read More +
A Deputy Public Defender in Santa Clara County is garnering national attention. And so is […]
Read More +
144 years ago, Ulysses S. Grant signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1875, […]
Read More +
Attorney Jacqueline Goodman wrote an article for the Daily Journal titled, “Rule 4 rescission: untethered […]
Read More +
Together with the National Advocates for Pregnant Women and other law firms from across the […]
Read More +
The stay-at-home orders to combat the COVID-19 outbreak has forced families to remain in their […]
Read More +
In order to combat the COVID-19 outbreak in California, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a “stay at home” order to ensure […]
Read More +
The COVID-19 outbreak has affected every aspect of life, from the workplace to the court […]
Read More +
The Orange County Superior Court is closed to public access until April 24, 2020. However, there […]
Read More +
Dear friends, As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, I write first to extend my sincere […]
Read More +
In a recent article in the Daily Journal gone “viral,” criminal defense attorney Jacqueline Goodman […]
Read More +
People in California may know that police are supposed to read them their rights in […]
Read More +
If you are facing charges for a violent crime or serious drug offense, your rights […]
Read More +
Criminal defendants in California and around the country are often found guilty because of deoxyribonucleic […]
Read More +

ARE YOU FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES IN ORANGE COUNTY? YOU NEED JACQUELINE ON YOUR SIDE.

HAVE OUR OFFICE REACH OUT TO YOU

real people. real results.

  • +

    MISDEMEANOR SETTLEMENT

    MISDEMEANOR SETTLEMENT

    2ND DUI

    Misdemeanor on completion of community service - Felony 2nd DUI, under 21 with injury.

    +

    case dismissed

    CASE REJECTED

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF POLICE OFFICER

    Los Angeles Arrest Pre-filing representation on Attempted murder of police officer, assault with a deadly weapon upon a police officer.

    +

    CASE
    REJECTED

    CASE REJECTED

    ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

    Strike felonies including assault with a deadly weapon - car with great bodily injury.

  • +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CAR ACCIDENT

    Car accident, no license, speeding (filed by Anaheim City Attorney).

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CHILD ENDANGERMENT / CRUELTY

    Penal Code 273a(b) Child endangerment/cruelty.

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CHILD MOLESTATION

    Child molestation: Felony.

  • +

    PROBATION TERMINATED EARLY

    PROBATION TERMINATED EARLY

    COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

    Commercial burglary probation violation: dismissed, no violation found.

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CONTEMPT OF COURT ORDER

    Contempt of court order by a gang member.

    +

    Case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CHILD SEX ABUSE CASE

    Child Sex Abuse case dismissed.

Contact Us
Hablamos Español »