HOLLYWOOD CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
If you have been arrested in Hollywood, CA, there are a few things you should be aware of. First, it is extremely important that you do not discuss this matter with anyone but an experienced, Hollywood Criminal Defense Lawyer. That means, don’t speak to family, friends, co-workers, bosses, clergy, doctors and MOST IMPORTANTLY, DO NOT SPEAK TO THE POLICE. You have the right to remain silent. So be silent. Secondly, It is imperitive that you contact a Hollywood Criminal Defense Attorney that knows the local courts and knows how to handle your case. That truly is the single most important thing you can do to positively effect the outcome of your matter. We are standing by right now to speak with you about your case. We can be reached NOW at (818) 497-6897. We will take as long as you need to be fully informed as to your rights and how you should handle things from here forward.
EXPERIENCED HOLLYWOOD CRIMINAL ATTORNEYS
We have been successfully defending our client’s rights for many years. We handle all criminal matters from DUI cases, to Sex Crimes, Domestic Violence matters, White Collar crimes, Drug Cases, to Multiple count Homicide cases and everything in between. We make sure that our clients get the best defense that money can buy. We will look at every aspect of the case and make sure no stone is unturned. For a more detailed plan of attack for your particular case, call us now at (818) 497-6897.
HOLLYWOOD CRIMINAL PROCESS
Hollywood Misdemeanor Cases
Misdemeanor cases where the defendant is OUT OF CUSTODY except for traffic matters, are typically heard at the Hollywood court oh Hollywood and Wilcox. Traffic matters, including DUI cases are heard at the Metropolitan Court on Hill St. All other misdemanor matters are arraigned at Bauchet St and eventually sent to department 40 of the Criminal Courts Building on Temple St. for all pretrial matters. Trials are sent to other courts in the Criminal Courts Building when available or to other places in the county if not.
Hollywood Felony Cases
Felony arrests in Hollywood are arraigned in Department 30 of the Criminal Courts Building on Temple St. Once arraigned, the case is either sent to department 50 for early disposition, or to a Preliminary Hearing court on the 3rd floor of CCB. Once a preliminary hearing has happened, if the defendant is held to answer, the case is sent either to the 11th floor, the 13th floor or the 15th floor depending on the court matrix for that day. There are many detailed procedural moves that can be made throughout this process to attempt to get the case in a favorable court. Only an attorney with intimate knowledge of this particular courthouse is going to be able to do this for you. We know this courthouse. We know where you will have the best chance of success and we will do everything in our power to get you there. Call us at (818) 497-6897. We are standing by to make sure all of your questions are answered.