Eisner Gorin LLP is a top-rated Los Angeles criminal defense law firm serving clients throughout Southern California, including the LAX Airport Courthouse. We have decades of experience defending our clients against any type of misdemeanor, felony, or federal criminal cases. As former prosecutors, we understand the criminal justice system from both sides.
As seasoned criminal lawyers, we know the tendencies of the LAX Courthouse, and have a professional relationship with the prosecutors, judges, and legal staff. We use our experience to build an effective defense strategy to obtain the best possible outcome on your case.
Our law firm exclusively practices state and federal criminal defense which has taught us valuable lessons over the past several decades on how to best approach a criminal case. We know how the prosecutor will attempt to build a case against you. We have a long history of success in pre-filing intervention to avoid the formal filing of criminal charges.
The LAX Airport Court is located at 11701 S. LA Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 (view map). This court handles all misdemeanor and felony cases that are committed in the geographical area around Beverly Hills, Westside of Los Angeles, El Segundo, Bel Air, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Culver City, Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, and Venice.
If you were arrested by the Los Angeles Airport Police, Beverly Hills Police Department, West Hollywood Sheriff Department, LAPD Pacific Station, Culver City Police Department, Hawthorne Police, UCLA Police, your case your case will be processed through the LAX Airport Court. Additionally, if arrested in specific areas by the California Highway Patrol or Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, you case will also process through LAX Superior Court.
Types of Criminal Cases at LAX Airport Court
The LAX Airport Courthouse is one of several judicial districts in the greater Los Angeles area, but they have a modern facility. The Airport Courthouse handles both misdemeanor and felony crimes, including the following:
- Domestic violence
- Spousal abuse
- Restraining order violations
- Theft crimes
- Receiving stolen property
- Drug Crimes
- Drug trafficking
- Driving under the influence
- White collar crimes
- Violent crimes
- Bench warrants
- Federal crimes
- Wire fraud
- Sex crimes
- Child pornography
- Firearms offenses
- White collar crimes
If arrested for drunk driving, you will receive your DUI citation by mail informing you that your DUI hearing is set at the Airport Court. If you can't make it to the hearing, you might be able to change the date, but you can't just not appear. Not showing up for your hearing will be considered the infamous “failure to appear” and a warrant will be issued for your arrest.
Domestic Violence Cases at LAX Airport Court
One of the most common type of criminal cases at the LAX Courthouse involves domestic violence related issues. Domestic violence is described as willfully touching an intimate partner in a harmful or offensive manner - or inflicting bodily injury.
The touching or injury could be inflicted on your current or former spouse, partner, girlfriend, or anyone you have had a sexual relationship, or someone with whom you have a child. The most common domestic violence charges are domestic battery under California Penal Code Section 243(e)(1), and corporal injury to a spouse under Penal Code Section 273.5.
Other common domestic violence related charges include criminal threats under Penal Code 422, and violations of a restraining or protective order.
If you have been accused of domestic violence, you need to consult with our criminal defense lawyers right away. A conviction can result in long-term consequences. We know prosecutors will aggressively attempt to convict you. We will use our vast experience and knowledge for negotiating a favorable plea deal or take your case to trial.
Drug Crime Cases at LAX Airport Court
Drug-related crimes like possession for sales and drug trafficking are aggressively prosecuted at the LAX Airport Court. Some of the more serious cases can be handled by federal law enforcement agencies such as the FBI or DEA.
Our criminal defense law firm has extensive experience in state or federal cases and are very familiar with local state prosecutors and the United States Attorney's Office. We handle any type of misdemeanor or felony drug crime, such as possession of drug paraphernalia, drug smuggling, drug transportation, and prescription drug crimes.
If arrested, there is a good chance you will be required to appear an arraignment, which is the first court appearance at Airport Court. Our criminal lawyers will defend you and help you make the right decisions about moving forward with the case.
Of course, our goal is to have your charges dismissed, but if guilt is not in question, we can negotiate for a lesser charge and a reduced sentence. We understand the most common defenses in California drug crime cases and can help with a bail reduction motion if necessary.
Our criminal attorneys have had success defending serious drug trafficking and sales cases in local and federal courts. We always aggressively fight for the best possible outcome. A common method of resolving a drug case in the LAX Airport Court is through a diversion program, known as deferred entry of judgment, which allows get you charges dismissed with no conviction.
Next Step in Preparing Your Defense
The first and one of the most crucial steps in preparing an effective defense strategy involves sitting down with you face-to-face meeting to thoroughly review every single detail and facts of your case.
In this manner, we can determine what exactly you are facing and can start planning a solid strategy for a favorable outcome. Early intervention into your case by our experienced legal team can be crucial to the outcome.
We have been very successful with pre-filing intervention with prosecutors to convince them not to file formal charges against you. In order to be successful, we need all the important details of your case.
Let's get everything on the table and take a close look at how we can attack your case. Contact our Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers at Eisner Gorin LLP for a consultation at 877-781-1570.
Courthouse Information: LAX Airport Courthouse 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 (310) 725-3000