The Law Office of Frances Prizzia Proudly Serving Mission Viejo, CA

Mission Viejo Criminal Defense Attorney

DUI Defense & Criminal Defense by an Experienced Lawyer

Looking for an attorney who can help you aggressively and skillfully contest your criminal charges in Mission Viejo, California? Being accused and arrested for a criminal offense can be a life-altering experience. Not only can a criminal conviction tarnish your reputation and your career, but it can also possibly deprive you of your freedom. If you have been dragged into the criminal justice system, then don't delay in hiring a confident legal advocate to protect you against the prosecution. The clock is ticking and you have no time to lose! Consult our Mission Viejo criminal defense lawyer at the Law Office of Frances Prizzia so you can start building your defense as soon as possible.

Dedicated Support from a Client-Driven Attorney

Attorney Frances Prizzia is not only skilled at negotiating with prosecutors, but she is also experienced when it comes to handling criminal trials. Whether she is helping a client fight a traffic ticket or a she is defending the rights of a defendant who is charged with murder, Ms. Prizzia is always working to the best of her abilities to reach a winning outcome for the client. She knows how to pay attention to the details that matter, and she works diligently to poke holes in the prosecution's case. No prosecutor has an air-tight case, and we consider it our job to find the flaws. We want to help you secure a case dismissal or a full acquittal whenever possible so you don't have to suffer the long-term consequences of a criminal conviction.

Attorney Prizzia is passionate about protecting the rights of the accused. She is a former public defender who brings a proactive approach to every case for which she is hired. She has been voted the Clients' Choice by Avvo in the area of criminal defense. This serves as a testament of her sincere commitment to her clients. Hear what some of our previous clients had to say about Attorney Prizzia and our law firm. Check out our testimonials page!

Our DUI & Criminal Cases

Here at the Law Office of Frances Prizzia, we handle all types of criminal cases, no matter how bleak they may seem.

We can stand up for your rights if you have been accused with any of the following criminal offenses:

In the DUI part of our practice, we provide defense for all types of drunk and drugged driving charges. If you have been charged with underage DUI, felony DUI, DUI with injury or another type of DUI offense, we can fight to reverse the license suspension and keep your driving record (and criminal record) clear.

Our Orange County criminal defense law firm offers free initial consultations. Discuss your case with an attorney with no financial obligation. Contact us for a lawyer who speaks both English and Tagalog!

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Track Record of Success

Take a Look at Our Most Recent Victories
  • Case Won DMV hearing win on a 0.20 blood alcohol level in a DUI case
  • Case Dropped to Misdemeanor DUI With Injuries
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty in 20 minutes on 4 counts of forgery on 2 different victims, even with a client's own confession!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Eloy A.
  • Dissmissed Dismissed - People v. Erick S
  • Dismissed Probation Termination - People v. Gustavo C.
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict after only 30 minutes of jury deliberation in a vandalism case
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict in an assault and battery case even after eyewitness testimony!
  • Not Guilty Not Guilty verdict on DUI with injuries, where client had a strike prior and was on felony probation!
  • Dismissed Dismissed - People v. Brian O.

Why Choose Us?

Top Reasons Why We Should Be Your First Call
  • Over a Decade of Experience

  • Successfully Handled Hundreds of Cases

  • Hands-On Approach to Each Case

  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers

  • Free Initial Case Evaluations

  • Fluent in Spanish and Tagalog

  • Payment Plans Available

  • Voted Client's Choice by Avvo

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Premium Membership
  • Distinguished Counsel
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • American Institute of Criminal Law
  • Avvo Client Choice Award (2012-2016)
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • The  National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers