Disturbing the Peace (Penal Code 415)

Any person can be found guilty of Penal Code 415, Disturbing the Peace for doing any of the following.

  • Unlawfully fighting, or challenging another person to fight, in a public place,
  • Maliciously or willfully disturbing another person by loud and unreasonable noise
  • Using offensive words in a public place, which are likely to provoke an immediate violent reaction.

Disturbing the Peace is a very common charge and you should hire an experienced attorney that can work to get the charges reduced or dismissed if possible. Contact Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Ali Komaili if you have been charged with disturbing the peace or any other criminal matter in Orange County.