Assault & Violent Crimes

Orange County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and Los Angeles County Assault and Battery Defense Attorney


Defense of Violent Crime Charges


A conviction for an assault or similar charge carries severe penalties, including the possibility of prison and a permanent criminal record. If you face a violent crime charge in Santa Ana, or another location in Southern California, you need a strong advocate on your side — one who will fight for your rights and freedom.


The Law Offices of Michael J. Holmes, PC, conveniently located in Santa Ana, uses innovative and aggressive strategies to defend our clients., regardless if they are being prosecuted in Santa Ana, Fullerton, Newport Beach, Westminster, or a location in the surrounding area. We will work energetically to defend you.


Our Santa Ana firm defends people accused of violent crimes such as:


  • Simple battery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault by means likely to cause great bodily injury
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Murder/homicide
  • Vehicular homicide/vehicular manslaughter
  • And other alleged violent crimes
    • Juvenile crimes
    • Robbery, burglary, larceny
    • arson
    • kidnapping
    • harassment
    • terrorist threats
    • police brutality
    • “Three Strikes” Law


In any criminal case, it is important to obtain skilled representation as soon as possible. Contact us today for an initial consultation in our Santa Ana office, conveniently located on the border of Santa Ana and Tustin.


Aggressively Defending Violent Crime Charges in Santa Ana and other cities in Southern California


When defending a client, our firm goes far beyond the information contained in the police report. We often hire a private investigator or forensic evidence specialist who can uncover additional facts helpful to your case. We make aggressive use of motions to dismiss and motions to exclude evidence. Our attorney reviews all possible defenses, including those based on self-defense or defense of another person.


Our Santa Ana firm will work to build a strong and vigorous defense for you.


A Former Prosecutor, Now a Successful Defense Attorney in Santa Ana


As a Deputy District Attorney, Michael J. Holmes prosecuted many people for assault and other violent crimes. He now uses his experience and skills to defend those facing violent crime charges in Santa Ana, Fullerton, Westminster, Newport Beach, or a city located in San Bernardino County, Riverside County, or Los Angeles County, Mr. Holmes will lead a team of professionals to fight for your rights and freedom.


In a number of cases, we have been able to forge an alliance with the victim of the assault. This enabled us to persuade the prosecutor to drop the charge to a lesser crime, and in some cases obtain a dismissal.


Our Santa Ana firm will present the entire story of what happened, not just what is contained in the police report or the alleged victim’s statements. We will explain what really happened and redefine you as a person worth believing in.


The Law Offices of Michael J. Holmes, PC, will do everything we can ethically do to protect your rights and preserve your freedom.


Free Consultation With a Lawyer in Santa Ana Criminal Defense Office


We can help you, regardless of whether you were arrested in, or live in, Santa Ana, Tustin, Orange, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Fullerton, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Newport Beach, Buena Park, Westminster, Garden Grove, Brea, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Fountain Valley, Yorba Linda, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo, Stanton, La Habra, La Palma, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, Rancho Santa Margarita, Placentia, Los Alamitos, Lake Forrest, Seal Beach, Chino, Rancho Cucamonga, Chino Hills, Ontario, Upland, Alta Loma, Fontana, Rialto, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, San Diego, or Long Beach area.

Office Address:

505 North Tustin Avenue. Suite 103
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Telephone (714) 202-0217


We are available 24 hours a day.

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