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Westminster Criminal Defense Lawyer

West Justice Center

If you've recently been arrested for any alleged crime or DUI in Westminster, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach or Stanton you should call Law Office of Michael L. Guisti at (888) 478-8999 immediately.

Whatever you or your loved one has been arrested for we specialize in EVERY type of Felony or Misdemeanor case at the West Justice Center in downtown Westminster.

We know you're filled with a lot of anxiety and you want answers right now, and that is why our Westminster criminal lawyer specialists will be here waiting for you until the evening to answer all your questions.

Why Our Approach is Different

The moment we receive your case our Westminster criminal attorney specialists work very aggressively with the Orange County District Attorney allowing our clients cases to be dismissed or have charges greatly reduced.

Our Westminster Attorneys Handle EVERY Case!

Domestic Violence
With several different immigration and ethnic groups in Westminster and Garden Grove it's common that they'll bring their customs with them, which conflict with American laws, and one of these conflicts is domestic violence. If you were arrested for domestic violence you could be charged with, making criminal threats, child endangerment, assault and battery, domestic battery, corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant, or elder abuse, and your immigration status could be affected. By getting in contact with our Westminster domestic violence lawyer right away we can work to reduce charges and work to keep you from being deported.

Sex Crimes
Westminster and Garden Grove are home to several different immigrant groups, in fact some of the largest in the nation, and sometimes certain cultural norms are carried over, which while legal or accepted in the home country, are illegal here. If you've been arrested for child pornography, sexual battery, rape, statutory rape, sexual assault, child molestation or other sex crime you must contact our Westminster sex crimes lawyer specialists right now for a confidential meeting right away, because this a very serious charge that could send you to prison and affect your immigration status.

Westminster and parts of west Orange County have massive saturated DUI patrols and DUI checkpoints on most Friday and Saturday nights in random locations. If you've been caught up in one of these patrols or DUI checkpoints call our Westminster DUI lawyer specialists so we can explore ways you could possibly get out of your DUI citation, and we can see what other legal options are available.

Assault and Battery
Westminster and west county have several bars and other gathering spots, and sometimes when a large group of people get together one thing can lead to another and before you know it you're arrested. If you've been arrested for assault and battery in connection to a bar/club fight or domestic violence situation you must contact our Westminster assault and battery lawyer specialists.

If you've been arrested for shoplifting or other theft crime in Westminster you must contact the Westminster theft attorneys so we can defend you against petty theft, grand theft, embezzlement and other misdemeanor and felony theft charges.

Call Our Westminster Criminal Lawyer at (888) 478-8999 Now!

Any crimes that are committed in the cities of Cypress, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Stanton and Westminster are handled at the West Justice Center. If you have been charged with committing a crime in any of these cities, you need to be represented by a defense attorney that knows how to deal with the judges, prosecutors, and procedures that are unique to the Westminster courthouse. For over a decade, the Westminster criminal defense lawyers at Law Office of Michael L. Guisti have successfully defended clients at the West Justice Center.

Whether you're facing a felony or a misdemeanor, don't risk a conviction. Act quickly to redeem your reputation and protect your record by consulting with our Orange County criminal defense lawyer. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

(714) 530-9690

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Client Reviews

“It was strongly recommended that I call federal defense attorney Michael L. Guisti. He had several investigators look at records and such, and my federal case was dismissed. Michael Guisti does what few attorneys can do, beat the federal government, and that is why if you’re in trouble with the government you need to call Michael Guisti right away!”

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“I had everything to lose, my future, my education. Basically I did something that got me a misdemeanor, and the judge wanted to give a guilty plea. But Michael Guisti would not back down. Instead he fought for me, and now my record is clean.”

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“Back in 2003 I was facing attempted murder. My family hired Michael Guisti to represent me. He is a very good attorney. He always answered my calls, addressed my questions and concerns, and kept me updated about my case. Thank you Michael Guisti for winning my case. I highly recommend anyone facing a criminal charge to see Michael Guisti.”

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Case Results

sex crimes

Case Dropped

Young man charged and arrested for sexual battery.


Case Dropped

Man charged with assault with a deadly weapon for hitting someone in the face with a heavy metal dust pan.

drug crimes

Served Less Than 30 Days in Jail

Young man charged with selling 1000 tabs of ecstasy to undercover officer.

Attempted Murder

Reduced to Assault With Deadly Weapon

Young man knocks the eye out his victim with a metal pipe. Charged with attempted murder and aggravated mayhem. Both cases carried life sentences.

Assault & Battery

Serves 80 Days on Work Furlough

Woman arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon using scissors on a co-worker.

Vehicular Assault

Serves 80 Days on Work Furlough

Man charged with three felony counts of vehicular assault with a deadly weapon.


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