Arrested in Lancaster, California?
If you’ve been charged with a crime in or around Lancaster, Palmdale or the Antelope Valley, our caring Lancaster criminal defense attorneys can help. We vigorously defend people accused of infractions, misdemeanors or felonies throughout the Antelope Valley and Southern California.
And if you or someone you know has been detained at the Lancaster Jail, we can direct you through the confusing California Bail process. Contact us today to find out why our lawyers considered among the best criminal defense attorneys in Lancaster.
Compassionate, experienced Lancaster criminal and DUI defense
Some of the more common Lancaster criminal charges we defend include:
- Lancaster assault and assault with a deadly weapon
- Lancaster auto theft
- Lancaster burglary
- Lancaster domestic violence
- Lancaster drug crimes
- Lancaster DUI
- Lancaster juvenile crime
- Lancaster robbery
- Lancaster sex crimes, and
- Lancaster rheft (both grand theft and petty theft, including shoplifting).
The Lancaster arrest and court process
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lancaster station is responsible for law enforcement in Lancaster and the Antelope Valley.
People who are arrested in Lancaster are usually taken to the Lancaster Jail, located at 501 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster, CA 93534. The jail is operated by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.
The Lancaster Jail temporarily houses people arrested in Lancaster until they:
- are released on their own recognizance (known as an “O.R.” release),
- post bail, or
- are taken to court for their arraignment.
Lancaster criminal cases are heard at the Michael Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse, located at 42011 4th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534. The Antelope Valley Courthouse is a branch of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
For more information about the Lancaster bail and release process, please see our article on The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Jail
Contact a caring Lancaster DUI / criminal lawyer for a free consultation
If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Lancaster, we invite you to contact us for a free consultation. Whether you are looking for the best Lancaster DUI lawyer or an experienced Lancaster criminal lawyer to defend you on charges of theft, domestic violence or other California offenses, we can help.
Your free consultation includes a basic review of your case and a discussion of possible strategies and legal defenses. Call us today to learn how the Shouse Law Group can fight for you.
Lancaster Criminal Defense Legal Resources on the Internet
Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Lancaster Branch – The L.A. D.A. prosecutes felony and many misdemeanor matters in Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Lancaster Station – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station provides local crime statistics and contact information for local police, who can also give you details about the California bail process.
Los Angeles County Probation Department – The Probation Department oversees the probation of defendants who have pled to or have been convicted of felonies.
Michael D. Antonovich Lancaster Courthouse – The Lancaster Courthouse hears criminal matters related to incidents allegedly occurring within the city limits, including Palmdale and Antelope Valley.
Los Angeles County Bar Association – The L.A. Bar supplies general information on local attorneys, judges, courts as well as several different pro bono legal services.