• Post last modified:June 21, 2024


Arrested for a criminal matter in North Orange County, and have court at the North Justice Center? Need a criminal defense attorney in Fullerton? At the Law Office of Jimmy Cha, we specialize in criminal defense. Attorney Jimmy Cha, has been practicing as a lawyer in criminal defense since 2008. While at UCLA, he worked for a criminal defense firm in Los Angeles, and worked on high profile gang cases. In law school, he externed at the Orange County Juvenile Defender’s Office and Public Defender’s Office. When we was sworn in as an attorney in 2008, he went and opened up his own criminal defense practice. His whole adult career has been dedicated to helping those who have been accused of committing a crime.

Over the years, he has been recognized by many as one of the top criminal defense attorneys around. He has won many awards by different organizations, and is proud of his postive representation in the community, as a criminal defense attorney in Fullerton. He is proud of his 5 star reputation on Google, Yelp, Avvo, and other websites.


Arrested? What do I do next? If you have been arrested in North Orange County, you need to contact a criminal defense attorney in Fullerton immediately. Why Fullerton? Because North Justice Center is in Fullerton. The Law Office of Jimmy Cha is just over a mile from the courthouse, and the courthouse Attorney Jimmy Cha, is at most often. He is also a member of the North Orange County Bar Association, and every month attends meetings with fellow judges and prosecutors from North Justice Center in order to stay up to date with local policies and procedures.



After your arrest, you like most people have no idea what to do next, what to expect in court, if you are looking at actual jail time, and if anything can be done to potentially keep the case from being filed. By contacting the Law Office of Jimmy Cha, your criminal defense attorney in Fullerton, Jimmy Cha, can help you understand the law, what needs to be done next, and what we can do prior to court for your criminal case based on your charges.


DUI – If you are arrested for a DUI, you have 10 days from the date of your arrest to contact the DMV to schedule an Administrative Per Se (APS) hearing or you forfeit your right to a hearing and your license will mostl likley be suspended unilaterally.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE If you have been arrested, often times the police officer will issue an emergency protective order (EPO) to protect the vicitim. The EPO prevents you from coming into contact with the victim. You usually go to court on the following week, and at court the court issues a protective order. There are things that can be done prior to your court date. On your court date, you will request the judge to allow peaceful contact instead of a no contact protective order.

DRUGS Depending on whether you were charged with Possession of Drugs for personal use or sale will make a big difference on how your case could and should be handled, and how it could affect your criminal record, employment opportunities, and immigration status if you are not a United States Citizen.

CLEANING UP YOUR RECORD If you have been convicted of a criminal matter or about to, there are things we can do to help clean up your record. Depending on your case, there are different options available to you, i.e. petition to seal and destroy arrest records, expungement, 17b reduction, and so forth.

The above are just a few examples. There are other crimes such as assault, battery, prostitution, theft, and many more that are not discussed here.

With so much at stake in a criminal matter, wouldn’t you want to know as much information as possible about your case and the charges against you before going to court, and if there is anything that can be done before your court date or if there is something that needs to be done before then?


This is why you need to contact the Law Office of Jimmy Cha. Your Criminal Defense Attorney in Fullerton. With years of experience, and the understanding that good people make mistakes, he is more than happy to discuss your case with you. The initial consultation is free so why not call.

Law Office of Jimmy Cha, APC – Your Criminal Defense Attorney in Fullerton
126 N. Euclid Street
Fullerton, CA. 92832