Newport Beach

Criminal Defense Attorney

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Criminal Defense

Scott D. Hughes

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Over A Decade of Experience Combined

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Newport Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer

Have you been arrested? Contact the firm today at (714) 987-2671!

Being accused of a crime or having charges brought against you is one of the most frightening events a person can experience. Newport Beach criminal defense attorney Scott D. Hughes and his staff understand that. They understand the stress, anxiety, and uncertainty you and your family may be going through. By applying their understanding of the criminal justice system, the laws, procedures, and local courts, they can strive towards the positive resolution that you need. The firm is proud to offer their exceptional services to residents of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Orange County, CA.

If you have been accused of a crime in Newport Beach, contact the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes at (714) 987-2671.
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What Sets The Firm Apart

Experienced. Dedicated. Successful.

As a small, intimate firm that emphasizes one-on-one attention and takes a personalized approach to each case at hand, you can be confident that they are the right choice for your unique case. The firm handles misdemeanors and felonies in state courts and serves clients throughout Orange County. When you choose to enlist the supportive assistance of their firm, you can be confident knowing you are working with a qualified criminal lawyer who has extensive experience and numerous accolades.

When you consult with Attorney Hughes , he will provide an honest assessment of your situation. Additionally, he will perform all legal work connected with your case with the highest level of care and attention to detail. When you retain the services of his firm, not only will you receive highly-qualified legal services but the reassurance you need in the face of such a stressful experience.

Reasons To Choose the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes

  • Superb Rated on Avvo
  • Free Case Consultations
  • Former Marine Military Police Officer
  • Preeminent Client Rating on Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Ranked a Top Attorney by Los Angeles Magazine in 2012
  • Included in the list of California's Super Lawyers® Rising Stars SM for 2015

The Firm Prioritizes Client Satisfaction

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  • “Professionally & Quickly Obtained a Settlement for Us”

    - S.T.

  • “Great Litigator Who Works Very Hard to Achieve Goals”

    - Fellow Peer Review

  • “Outstanding Work Ethic, Competent, Professional & Attentive”

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They Proudly Defend The Rights Of The Accused

Taking immediate action and consulting with an attorney is one of the most important steps one can take in the face of a criminal investigation or in the wake of an arrest or criminal accusation. Whether your case involves misdemeanor charges for assault or battery, drug possession, DUI, or involves felony charges for a serious sex crime or a violent offense, you have the right to legal counsel. Choosing to exercise this right sooner rather than later may actually make a significant impact on your attorney's ability to positively influence the outcome of your case.

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The Firm Has A Track Record Of Success

Their Victories Speak For Themselves

  • Misdemeanor DUI - Charges Reduced to an Infraction

  • Misdemeanor Drunk in Public - Charges Dismissed

  • Statutory Rape - No Charges Filed

Case Results

Accused of driving under the influence in Newport Beach?

The Firm Can Help You Understand Your Rights & Legal Options!

DUI defense is a key area of the firm's practice. Successfully fighting DUI charges requires a solid understanding of the specific evidence involved, including information obtained by blood, breath and field sobriety tests. The firm represents clients facing DUI charges in criminal court and at their DMV hearings where the attorney will challenge the suspension of their licenses, and provide criminal defense counsel in the face of first DUI offenses and multiple DUIs. Attorney Scott Hughes is also highly experienced at fighting specialty DUI charges involving prescription drug DUI, DUI with injury, felony DUI and underage DUI.

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The firm handles a wide variety of criminal cases for clients in state and juvenile court in and around Newport Beach. Attorney Scott Hughes understands what is at stake for criminal charges and he diligently prepares every case for court. The experienced staff at the firm offers legal counsel not only in the face of criminal charges, but also in the face of warrants and in the area of expungements for clients who wish to clear their criminal records.

Regardless of the nature of the crime for which you are being investigated or charged, you have rights which should be invoked before you say or do anything with a law enforcement agency. The earlier you contact a Newport Beach criminal lawyer, the better your chances are to achieve a favorable outcome to your case. Your selection of a criminal defense attorney may have a profound effect on your future. Don't risk that future or your freedom - consult with Attorney Hughes without delay and receive the level of aggressive, experienced counsel you need throughout the court process and outside of the criminal courtroom as well.

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The firm proudly serve cities throughout Southern California, including Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Irvine.

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