Long Beach Court Criminal Defense Attorney
At Eisner Gorin LLP, our Long Beach criminal lawyers have built a reputation of integrity between with our clients over decades of our criminal law practice. Additionally, we also have a reputation of winning cases that were originally believed to lost.
We are dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for our clients and have track record to prove it. Our commitment is to aggressively fight for our clients for a favorable resolution, whether it’s a case dismissal, acquittal, or a reduced charge or sentence.
The City of Long Beach, California is within Los Angeles County and has a population of about 470,000. It’s located about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and on the border of Orange County. It also has the Long Beach Airport and a large shipping port.
The Long Beach criminal court is known as the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse and located at 275 Magnolia Long Beach, CA 90802. This courthouse handles both misdemeanor and felony cases surrounding Long Beach, including Carson, Gardena, Maywood, and Lakewood.
The Long Beach Courthouse handles arrest made by the Long Beach Police Department, Signal Hills Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Port Police, and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.
Driving Under the Influence
Long Beach has a reputation for aggressive enforcement of public intoxication and driving under the influence offenses. Our Long Beach DUI lawyers have represented countless clients facing DUI charges, including violations of California Vehicle Code 23152(a) and 23152(b), DUI with injury in violation of Vehicle Code 23153(a) and 23153(b).
Most DUI cases are filed as a misdemeanor crime, but if there was an accident or an injury, the prosecutor could file the case as a felony. If you have been arrested for DUI, it’s critical to retain a lawyer at our law firm immediately as we could handle your case in pre-filing and attempt to avoid the formal filing of charges.
As a former prosecutor, we know how DUI cases will be handled in Long Beach Court. We have developed effective defense strategies and know how and when to file a motion to suppress evidence when the prosecutor is attempting to obtain a conviction for driving under the influence.
There are a wide variety of ways to fight a DUI case in Long Beach. California law governs how a breath or blood test shall be administered and police officers often cut corners while investigating a suspected drunk or drugged driver.
Our Long Beach criminal attorneys also handle all types of misdemeanor and felony drug cases that are prosecuted at the Long Beach Courthouse. In drug-related offenses, early intervention into your case by our law firm can have a tremendous impact on the resolution of your case.
We have successfully defended our clients against charges of drug possession, drug sales, drug paraphernalia, drug trafficking, operating a drug house, and altering or forging a prescription. Our defense lawyers frequently negotiate with the prosecutor to allow our clients to enter drug diversion programs instead of a criminal prosecution. Once our clients successfully complete drug diversion, known as Deferred Entry of Judgment, they will avoid having a conviction on their record.
The diversion programs at Long Beach Courthouse include California Penal Code Section 1000, drug diversion, and Proposition 36 (Prop 36), which mandates drug treatment. In other words, Proposition 36 allows first and second time, simple, non-violent drug offenders the opportunity to seek treatment in drug rehabilitation rather than face incarceration.
Theft related offense are common in Long Beach Court, but many clients don’t realize theft crimes are considered a crime moral turpitude. This means if you are convicted, you will most likely find it difficult to find a job as most employers are reluctant to hire someone they perceive to be dishonest.
Therefore, if you have been accused of a theft case, you need to immediately consult with our criminal defense lawyers. We handle all theft crime cases, including the following charges:
California Penal Code Section 459 – Burglary
California Penal Code Section 215 - Carjacking
California Penal Code Section 487 – Grand Theft
California Penal Code Section 484(a) and 488 – Petty Theft
California Penal Code Section 530 – Identity theft
California Penal Code Section 496 – Receiving Stolen Property
California Penal Code Section 211 - Robbery
A theft case conviction on your record could have severe consequences on your immigration status and may lead to deportation. Our lawyers can help you decide whether to accept a plea bargain in your case.
Our theft attorneys understand that everyone makes mistakes. However, with our experience and knowledge of the criminal legal system, we might be able to either to get your charges dismissed or plead down to a lesser charge.
Violent and Gang Crimes
A violent crime charge in the Long Beach Court is one of the most serious offenses you could face. These types of crimes are typically thoroughly investigated by Long Beach police who have a specialized unit within their department known as the “Gang and Violent Crimes Division.” These detectives are dedicated solely to investigating the case and making arrest of career criminals.
Therefore, if you are under criminal investigation for a violent offense, you should contact our experienced Long Beach criminal defense attorneys immediately. We have extensive experience on both sides of the aisle.
Our firm partner, Dmitry Gorin, worked in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office, giving him a unique perspective on how police detectives will investigate a violent crime and how the prosecutor will attempt to build their case against you. If you have been denied a right to a speedy trial, then we could file a motion requesting dismissal of your charges. This is commonly known as “Serna motion,” which is a motion to dismiss a misdemeanor or felony case due to a speedy trial violation.
Our decades of combined experience in criminal law make our us well-equipped to handle any type of violent crime case. We have successfully represented clients who have been accused of a wide variety of violent offense, including assault and battery, assault with a deadly weapon, murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, sexual battery, rape, weapon offenses, domestic violence and more.
Contact us for Help
If you are facing any type of criminal case in Long Beach, California, contact our law firm in order to review the specific details and legal options moving forward. Early intervention is absolutely critical and we have a track record of success in pre-filing intervention and may be able to successfully negotiate early with the prosecutor for a case dismissal. Contact us at 877-781-1570.
Long Beach Courthouse
Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
Long Beach, CA 90802