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William M. Weinberg

William M. Weinberg

William M. Weinberg
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • California
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I am committed to defending the constitutional rights of my clients. My practice is limited to criminal defense and I have always been on the side of the individual. I believe in our system. It is the best in the world and affords individuals rights they cannot obtain anywhere else on the globe.

My goal is simple: to obtain the best possible outcome for my clients. I have developed many relationships within the court system over the last 26 years and frequently put them to use on my client's behalf.

I believe that I can personalize my client's situation so that the court and opposing counsel can see the human side of our story, not just a dry and one-sided police report that contains many unsupported conclusions based upon limited facts.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assault/Battery
  • Drug Offenses
  • Drunk Driving/Traffic Matters
  • Homicide Defense
  • Major Narcotics Offenses
  • Probation Violations
  • Sex Offenses
  • Three Strikes - Serious Felonies
  • Violations of Restraining Orders
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I base my fees on the client's problem, my years of experience and the client's financial circumstances.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
- Current
Western State University College of Law
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Chapman College
B.A. | English Literature
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Client's Choice Award
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 164081
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Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association
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California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
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California DUI Lawyers Association
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California Bar Foundation
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California Public Defenders Association
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Orange County Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Strategies For Defending Gang Crimes
Multi-Topic Articles on Criminal Defense
California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog
Speaking Engagements
Consider This, Family Planning Conference, Irvine, CA
Constitutional Law, Consider This
California DUI Association
Legal Answers
36 Questions Answered

Q. If I was charged with domestic violence n had a court date n missed it,can I call a judge to get another court dat
A: You should hire an attorney and go to court to get the warrant cleared up as soon as possible. If you cannot afford an attorney, contact your local public defenders office, let them know your situation and appear with one of them.
Q. I got 180 days in La county jail for a technical violation of probation how much time will I do.
A: Currently, it's commonly thought that inmates serve about 10% of their sentence.
Q. My boyfriend is on parole. One of his condiontions is no contact with victim me. Can we get married with out violating
A: Clearly no. He needs to contact his parole agent and get permissions in writing.
Q. I got a felony when I was a minor I’m 18Now when will my record be sealed
A: Yes of course you have to complete your probationary period or you will be in violation and subject to arrest. Contact your probation officer. If you’re doing well he or she may allow you to terminate probation early. He then simply file a petition to seal the arrest.
Q. After an arrest was made, there was insufficient information at DA hence charges dropped. Change arrest to detain status
A: The police department can issue a Detention only letter for you. Any records check will reflect a detention only. If that isn’t sufficient you may need to file a petition for factual innocence at the courthouse where your case would have been heard had it been filed. That is a noticed motion with points and authorities, declarations and argument.
Q. I have 4 warrants can an attorney out me on calender so i don't have to go do it.myself and risk being arrested
A: If they are misdemeanor warrants, then a lawyer can appear for you.
Q. How do I get my arrest record expunged it's a couple of misdemeanors, I have no felony.
A: You may fill out a form called a 1203.4. You will have to pay a filing fee of $150 and if you have not committed any probation violations are new crimes during the probationary period of those cases, the court will grant the motion and expunge the case.
Q. Can a lawyer represent in any City and how do I go about finding the right one and what are basic fees
A: A license to California attorney can represent you anywhere in the state. It makes sense however to hire someone who is local to you as they are familiar with local court processes, judges and prosecutors. The fee you would pay would correspond with the charge you have any criminal history you might have. Of course, if you lack any funds, you can apply for the public defenders help free of charge.
Q. Hi my names is jose I just got my 4th ticket for no license and my ticket is of 1000$ Will I do jail time?
A: The answer depends on what the reason is for the suspension. If it’s for a DUI then you are looking at jail time otherwise, you could avoid jail. Is there some reason you can’t get a valid drivers license in California? Often times, it’s just because of some fines or fees that were not paid on an old case. Also, a judge can convert the fines to community service if here she wants to. You should ask for that.
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Contact & Map
William Weinberg
19200 Von Karman Ave
Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: (949) 474-8008
Fax: (949) 861-7445