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Burbank Court Criminal Defense Lawyer

Burbank California Courthouse

Have you have been accused of a crime in Burbank, California? At Eisner Gorin LLP, we have provided our clients with aggressive legal representation for decades. If you need of a Burbank criminal defense lawyer, we have a long history of success and can help you obtain the best possible outcome on your case.

 

Our lawyers have the experience, skill, and local connections to fight your criminal charges in the Burbank Courthouse. We are top-rated attorneys who are very familiar with all Southern California criminal courts and the criminal justice system. If you are facing any type of misdemeanor, serious felony offense, or federal charges, our firm can help you.

 

After an arrest by the Burbank Police Department, you will have several questions about potential legal consequences you are facing. Every criminal case has unique facts and circumstances, meaning we need to thoroughly review the specific details in order to start developing an effective strategy to defend you.

 

You should call our office for a consultation with our criminal defense lawyers. To get started with your legal representation, contact our office as soon as possible.  There is essentially no criminal case we can’t handle. Most People who are arrested in Burbank are booked at the Burbank City Jail located at 200 N 3rd Street, Burbank, CA 91502.

 

Typically, defendants will remain here until their arraignment. If they don’t post bond or released after their arraignment, they most normally be transferred to the Los Aneles County jail, such as Men's Central Jail, Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Pitchess Detention Center, or if a female defendant, the Century Regional Detention Facility. After going through booking, you will have to make a court appearance. If a serious felony case, you will typically appear in front of a judge at your arraignment within 48 hours. If you are charged with a misdemeanor crime, it will normally take a few weeks for your arraignment.

 

Common Burbank Criminal Cases We Handle

Our experienced Burbank defense lawyers represent clients who are facing any type of accusation, including domestic violence, driving under the influence, white collar crimes, sex crimes, juvenile crimes, federal crimes, manslaughter, hit and run, theft crimes, violent crimes, among others.

 

We understand the criminal case process and will use our legal knowledge to provide a strong defense in order to secure the most favorable outcome. You should never attempt to represent yourself! We are committed to providing you with the best defense possible. Let’s review the most common criminal cases we handle in Burbank, California.

 

Theft Crimes 

Due to the large variety of homes, vehicles, and retail shopping centers in the city of Burbank, theft crimes are typically one of the most common offenses. The most common charges include grand theft, petty theft, burglary, grand theft auto, robbery, and receiving stolen property.

 

Some theft offenses can be charged as a felony if the value of the property exceeds $950. Many store owners have extensive security personnel to catch shoplifters. In some theft-related cases, our lawyers might be able to challenge the critical element of the crime of intent.

 

In other theft cases, we have developed effective defense arguments to fight the charges. Early intervention by our Burbank criminal attorneys is critical to the outcome of your case.

 

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence incidents are one of the most common type of calls the Burbank Police Department receives. The most common cases include domestic battery, corporal injury to spouse, elder abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse, witness intimidation, and issues with restraining orders.

 

Police are prosecutors are very strict on how they handle domestic violence incidents. In most cases, if police receive a domestic violence call, someone will be arrested. The prosecutor’s office is typically aggressive in pursuing these types of cases and it normally doesn’t matter if the alleged victim wants to drop the charges.

 

In many domestic violence related cases, getting a favorable outcome often comes down to early intervention by our experienced Burbank criminal lawyers. We might be able to avoid the formal filing of criminal charges though pre-filing intervention of have your charges reduced.

 

Drug Crimes

The Burbank Police Departments commits a substantial amounts of resources to finding and apprehending anyone who is involved in unlawful drug activity. The most common drug crimes include drug possession, drug sales, drug trafficking, operating a drug house, prescription drug crimes, including forging or altering a prescription for narcotics.

 

The most common substances that law enforcement deals with includes methamphetamine, heroin, ecstasy, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs. In many cases, police detectives will attempt to show evidence a defendant was attempting to participate in drug sales, rather than simple possession, in order to get the prosecutor to pursue the case as a felony crime.

 

The most common evidence to prove an intent to sell cases includes scales, quantity of narcotics, and packaging material. A conviction for trafficking or transporting drugs is a felony that will carry a significant sentence in a California state prison.

 

White Collar Crime

White collar crimes typically include criminal accusations of extortion, embezzlement, identity theft, credit card fraud, forgery, auto insurance fraud, workers’ compensation fraud, filing a false or forged document, mortgage fraud, among others. embezzlement, and fraud.

 

These types of allegations can involve a wide range of criminal offenses that even include health including insurance fraud that target professionals such as doctors or medical clinics.  In some cases, a person will not even know they are under a criminal investigation until a search warrant is executed at their home of place of business.

 

A conviction for a felony fraud-related case can result in harsh legal consequences. Therefore, if you have been accused of fraud offense, you need an experienced Burbank criminal lawyer in your corner right away.

 

Sex Crimes

The Burbank Police Department will frequently target specific areas, such as public parks, in order make arrest for solicitation of prostitution and lewd conduct. However, they also target many other sexual related offenses.

 

The most common sex crimes include child molestation, child pornography, indecent exposure, lewd acts with a minor, rape, statutory rape, and sexual battery. Depending on the specific charge, facts and circumstances of the case, you could be facing either a misdemeanor or felony offense.

 

A conviction for sexual related crimes will normally result in severe legal penalties, including life time registration as a sex offender. Therefore, if you are facing sex crime allegations, you should consult with our Burbank criminal defense lawyers early in your case. We may be able to negotiate with the prosecutor for a favorable outcome or even a case dismissal.

 

Contact our Law Firm for Help

If you are a member of your family has been accused of a crime in Burbank, CA, call our criminal defense lawyers at Eisner Gorin LLP to thoroughly review the details of your situation and to start planning a strategy for your defense.

 

Early intervention into your case can often make a huge difference in the outcome. Our attorneys are well respected by the prosecutors and judges in the Burbank Court. No matter the charges you are facing, we will fight for the best outcome possible. Contact our law office at 877-781-1570.

 

Court Information

Burbank Courthouse
300 East Olive
Burbank, California 91502
(818) 260-8400