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    Recent Results

    • Multiple defendants each facing 7 years charged with smuggling prescription drugs into California from Mexico our client was the only defendant who received NO JAIL TIME!

    • Client facing 5 years for possession of deadly weapon we negotiated a plea for NO JAIL TIME!

    • Client facing 3 life terms for multiple felony counts of Child Molestation and Sodomy with child we proved the charges were fabricated by victims mother DISMISSAL of all charges at preliminary hearing!

    • Strike case: Client charged with possession of methamphetamine facing 25 years we filed a Romero Motion which was granted case REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR!

    • Client’s estranged girlfriend alleged Client broke into her room and choked her facing 14 years in State Prison we won at trial JURY ACQUITTAL.

    • Police allegedly discovered 3 bags of marijuana in client’s glove box faced 6 years we filed a 1538.5 motion to suppress resulting in DISMISSAL of all charges!

    • Client allegedly sold rock cocaine to undercover officer faced 10 years following our argument client received NO JAIL TIME!

    • Client facing 15 years for Armed Robbery we proved misidentification Judge DISMISSED the case!


    Our Fullerton Office is located at:

    Law Offices of David S. Chesley, Inc.
    Fullerton Criminal Defense Attorneys and DUI Lawyers

    122 North Harbor Blvd.
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 770-8738

    Fullerton Criminal Defense Attorney

    Founded on July 5, 1887, Fullerton had a population of 135,161 in 2010. It was a center of agriculture due to its groves of Valencia oranges and other citrus produce, petroleum extraction, manufacturing, and transportation. It’s also said to be the birthplace of the electric guitar, due to Leo Fender. Today, Fullerton is known for being home to award-winning elementary and secondary school systems. Major employers here include California State University, Fullerton, St. Jude Medical Center, Raytheon, Fullerton School District, and Fullerton College.

    Helpful city resources:

    Fullerton Police Department
    237 W Commonwealth Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 738-6800

    Fullerton City Hall
    303 W Commonwealth Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 738-6300

    Fullerton Public Library
    353 W Commonwealth Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 738-6333

    Attractions Around Fullerton, CA

    Fullerton Arboretum
    1900 Associated Rd,
    Fullerton, CA 92831
    (657) 278-3407

    Laguna Lake Park
    3120 Lakeview Dr,
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    (714) 738-6575

    Fullerton Museum Center
    301 N Pomona Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 738-6545

    Muckenthaler Cultural Center
    1201 W Malvern Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92833
    (714) 738-6595

    Fullerton Downtown Plaza
    125 E Wilshire Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (No number provided)

    Wild Goose Escape Rooms
    123 W Amerige Ave,
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    (714) 879-3369

    Crime in Fullerton
    Most arrests in Fullerton are made for theft or assault. Locations that see the most crime include the intersections of:

    • E. Orangethorpe Ave./S. Raymond Ave.
    • E. Chapman Ave./E. Commonwealth Ave.

    You can use the community crime map utilized by the Fullerton Police Department to find out more about crimes in this city.

    Local criminal courts include:

    Central Justice Center
    700 Civic Center Drive West
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    (657) 622-6878

    Community Court
    909 N. Main St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    (657) 622-5801

    Harbor Justice Center
    4601 Jamboree Road
    Newport Beach, CA 92660
    (657) 622-5400

    North Justice Center
    1275 North Berkeley Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92832-1258
    (657) 622-5600

    When you hire a Fullerton criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of David S. Chesley, Inc., you hire attorneys with extensive experience in all areas of the law. No matter which criminal court you will be tried at, our attorneys are familiar with the court’s workings, the judges, and the prosecutors.

    Types of Criminal Charges We Can Help With

    Our Fullerton criminal defense attorneys are not intimidated by the legal system. We know the stakes are high, and we work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome in your case. We provide legal representation for a wide variety of criminal charges, including:

    • DUI/ DUID offenses: A conviction for any alcohol-related driving offense, drug-related driving offense, or marijuana-related driving offense can lead to steep fines, jail time, and the suspension of your driver’s license, as well as other serious consequences. California’s DUI and DUID sentencing laws are complex and ever-changing. It’s essential to have a skilled Fullerton criminal defense lawyer on your side to fight these charges.
    • Drug offenses: California is tough on drug crime offenders. The criminal penalties for these offenses are severe, often including thousands of dollars in fines and lengthy prison sentences. Even though some crimes are considered misdemeanors, prosecutors sometimes seek felony charges. At the Law Offices of David S. Chesley, we can help reduce the penalties you face, and, if possible, we will fight for a dismissal of your charges. We’ve represented clients with charges regarding marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, methamphetamines, and prescription drugs.
    • Theft and property crimes: If you have been charged with shoplifting, theft, burglary, robbery, fraud, or any other property crime, don’t delay contacting our firm. While some of these charges might seem minor, they can also lead to serious penalties.
    • Assault and other violent crime charges: We have effectively defended numerous clients against misdemeanor assault charges and felony assault charges. Whether your violent crime charges involve strangers and intimate partners, we are here to help.
    • Domestic violence charges and civil protection orders: No matter if you face misdemeanor or felony domestic violence charges, you need an experienced advocate on your side to avoid potentially life-changing consequences. We can also assist clients who are either seeking or defending against civil protection orders.
    • Sex crimes: Sex crimes are among the most consequential charges you can face. Convictions can have severe ramifications on your reputation, social life, and career opportunities. It’s in your best interest to seek seasoned legal representation.
    • Murder/attempted murder: You need to take these charges seriously, as our Fullerton criminal defense lawyers do. You need a strong defense that isn’t afraid of the gravity of these types of charges or taking on tough prosecutors.
    • Probation violations: The potential consequences of breaking the terms of your probation or deferred sentence are often quite serious. We can help you resolve your probation revocations.

    Consequences of California Criminal Convictions

    If you are convicted of a crime in California, you can face many consequences. Some of them can impact your life for years to come or even the rest of your life. In addition to jail/prison time, fines, fees the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, you might also have other consequences such as:

    • A damaged reputation
    • Family or relationship problems
    • Inability to obtain housing
    • Revocation of professional licenses or certifications
    • Limited educational and vocational opportunities
    • Problems with your career being ineligible for certain jobs
    • Registering as a sex offender
    • Loss of the right to vote
    • Loss of the right to own a firearm

    Are You Facing Criminal Charges? Reach Out to an Experienced Fullerton Criminal Defense Attorney Today
    If you face criminal charges, you need a trial-tested Fullerton criminal defense attorney aggressively defending your rights and representing your best interests. When it comes to being charged with a crime, it’s never too early to protect your rights and begin strategizing a winning defense. That’s where the Fullerton criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of David S. Chesley come in. For years, we have put our extensive skill and knowledge to work representing defendants across California. Let us put it to use to represent you. Give our office a call today at (714) 770-8738 to schedule your case review.