The Torrance criminal defense lawyers at Eisner Gorin LLP represent clients in all types of criminal, federal and DUI cases throughout Los Angeles County. Some of the most common misdemeanor and felony cases in Torrance include domestic violence, drug crimes, juvenile crimes, theft crimes, robbery, assault and battery, and probation and parole violations.
Law enforcement in the city of Torrance, California is the responsibility of the Torrance Police Department. Anyone who has been arrested is typically booked at the police department jail which is located at located at 3300 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503. You can obtain inmate information using their online inmate search.
Adults who are facing criminal charges are prosecuted at the Torrance Courthouse at 825 Maple Ave., Torrance, CA 90503. Torrance doesn't have a juvenile delinquency court. If your child has been scheduled to appear in a juvenile criminal proceeding, it will normally be held at the George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach, located at 275 Magnolia Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802.
Experience in Torrance Courthouse Matters
Our criminal defense lawyers have been handling cases in the Torrance court for decades. In fact, our top-rated law firm is devoted exclusively to criminal defense work. We know the courthouse, prosecutors, judges, clerks, bailiffs, and support staff. This type of knowledge and relationship is in critical in defending our clients.
When you need to decide which attorney to retain in your criminal case in Torrance Superior Court, you need someone who has a clear understanding on how their criminal justice system functions. For example, what are the normal tendencies of the prosecutors and judges on certain types of cases.
This allows us to develop effective defense strategies and know when to negotiate with the prosecutor or take your case to trial. In simple terms, experience in the Torrance Court system matters in obtaining the best possible outcome on your case.
Common Torrance Court Criminal Cases
The type of common criminal cases handled in the Torrance Courthouse include domestic violence related issues, such as spousal abuse, corporal injury to a spouse, domestic battery, witness intimidation, and restraining order violations. Drug crime cases are also common, such as drug sales, drug possession, operating a drug house, and prescription drug crimes.
Other common cases are driving under the influence, such as DUI drugs, DUI involving an accident, hit and run, vehicular manslaughter, and felony DUI cases. Theft crimes are also common, such as burglary, grand theft, auto theft, petty theft, and receiving stolen property.
Violent crime charges are also common, such as aggravated battery, attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest, and weapons charges. White collar related charges, such as auto insurance fraud, check fraud, credit card fraud, health insurance fraud, unemployment insurance fraud, and workers' compensation fraud.
We have also defended clients facing common sexual related charges, such as child pornography, child molestation, failure to register as a sex offender, indecent exposure, led conduct, solicitation of prostitution, sexual battery, rape, statutory rape, and lewd acts with a minor.
The legal consequences for a conviction in Torrance court will depend of the type of case and your prior criminal record. If you are facing a felony violent crime charge or a danger to the public, you can expect the prosecutor to seek time in a California state prison.
However, if you are a first time offender charged with a non-violent crime and there were no injuries to other people, you stand a good chance at a more favorable outcome and possibly some type of diversion program that would allow you to avoid a conviction.
As your Torrance criminal defense lawyer, it's our job to decide what approach to take under the circumstances to obtain the best outcome on your case. Our lawyers will provide you with all the relevant information you will need in order to make an informed decision.
Potential legal penalties for a conviction in the Torrance Court include fines, community service, Caltrans, and jail time. The judge could also impose other terms related to your case that are designed to protect the public. In simple terms, legal penalties are decided based on a wide variety of factors and this important issue needs to be closely discussed with your attorney in order to give you a god idea of what you are facing in order determine a defense plan.
There are a wide range of legal defenses our criminal lawyers could use in your defense. Every case is unique and will first require a thorough examination of the specific details. We have handled cases where our client claims they are not guilty of the crime they have been accused. In such cases, we will conduct our own independent investigation, interview witnesses, and gather evidence in an attempt to convince to the prosecutor to dismiss the charges.
We have been successful in countless cases with our pre-filing intervention to avoid the formal filing of criminal charges. We may be able to show the prosecutor they can't prove their case against you beyond a reasonable doubt.
The Torrance prosecutor has the burden of proof to show you are guilty. If they can't, then you case has to be dismissed. Many defendants have the mistaken belief that because they were arrested, they have little chance to have their case dropped. This is simply not true.
You are “presumed innocent,” unless the prosecutors can prove you are guilty. That means they need evidence to support the charges against you. Of course, there are cases where it's clear the prosecutor will be able to prove their case and you should not attempt to take it to trial. In such cases, negotiation skills with the prosecutor for a plea bargain is absolutely critical in order for you to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. We are experienced Torrance courtroom negotiators and understand how to deal with cases where guilt is not in doubt.
Our Torrance Criminal Lawyers Can Help you
Our law firm has a long history of success and a reputation in the Torrance Superior Court as aggressive criminal defense attorneys who are dedicated to our client's success.
It all starts with a consultation so we can determine what action to take right away. In many cases, early intervention into our client's case made a dramatic impact of the outcome. Let us review the details of your situation and start planning a strategy to defend you against the charges. Eisner Gorin LLP is located at 1875 Century Park E #705, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Contact us at 877-781-1570.
Court Information: Torrance Courthouse 825 Maple Avenue Torrance, CA 90502 (310) 787-3700