Our Los Angeles DUI Lawyers have extensive experience at Los Angeles County Superior Court - San Fernando Courthouse, where cases that originate in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas are prosecuted.
Misdemeanor and felony DUI cases in the San Fernando area are prosecuted by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
San Fernando Courthouse is located at:
900 3rd Street
San Fernando, CA 91340
The first court appearance following a DUI arrest is called an arraignment. This appearance presents you with your first opportunity to plead "guilty," "not guilty," or "nolo contendere" (no contest) to any criminal charge.
- Misdemeanor DUI arraignments: Department M (1st floor, Room 1056)
- Felony DUI arraignments: Department S (1st floor, Room 1076)
- Arraignments for other charges: Department M for misdemeanors Department S for felonies
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Note that misdemeanor DUI charges do not require you to appear in person if you have retained an attorney. Our Los Angeles DUI Lawyers provide this service regularly.