Charged with a crime in Long Beach, California?
If you’ve been arrested in Long Beach, you’ve come to the right place for help. Our caring and experienced Long Beach criminal defense attorneys defend clients charged of infractions, misdemeanors and felonies throughout the South Bay and greater Los Angeles area.
Locations our Long Beach criminal law office serves include:
- Long Beach,
- Signal Hill,
- San Pedro, and
- Palos Verdes.
Contact us to find out why our lawyers are some of the best criminal attorneys in Long Beach, California.
Vigorous criminal defense
The experienced Long Beach DUI and criminal defense lawyers at Shouse Law Group passionately defend against all types of California criminal charges, including:
- Long Beach assault and battery
- Long Beach auto theft
- Long Beach domestic violence
- Long Beach drug crimes
- Long Beach DUI
- Long Beach gang crimes
- Long Beach juvenile crime
- Long Beach lewd conduct
- Long Beach robbery
- Long Beach sex crimes
- Long Beach grand and petty theft (including shoplifting) and
- Most other Long Beach criminal offenses.
The arrest and bail process in Long Beach
The Long Beach Police Department is responsible for law enforcement in the city of Long Beach. It is the second largest municipal police agency in Los Angeles County.
Most people who are arrested in Long Beach are taken to and booked at the Long Beach City Jail, located at 400 West Broadway, Long Beach 90802. The Long Beach City Jail is one of California’s largest city jails. The women’s facility can house up to 70 inmates; the men’s facility can house up to 132.
If you or your loved one is currently being detained at the Long Beach Jail or another Los Angeles County facility, we can be there to guide you through the confusing California Bail process.
Those who are not released before their court appearance, if any, will be escorted by a bailiff to the Governor George Deukmejian Long Beach Courthouse at 275 Magnolia, Long Beach, CA 90802.
Free consultation with a top Long Beach criminal attorney
If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Long Beach or the South Bay, we invite you to contact us for a free consultation. Whether you are looking for the best Long Beach DUI lawyer or a south bay criminal attorney, we can help.
One of our top Long Beach criminal attorneys will get back to you promptly to review the basic facts of your case and discuss possible defenses and legal strategies.
Long Beach Criminal Defense Legal Resources on the Internet
Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office – The L.A. D.A. is responsible for prosecuting all felony and many misdemeanor matters in Los Angeles County.
Long Beach Police Department – The LBPD investigates crimes and carries out arrests in Long Beach, California.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – This site provides information about the California bail process and custody information for the Central Jail and Twin Towers Jail.
Los Angeles County Probation Department – The Probation Department supervises the probation programs of people who plead to or are convicted of felonies in L.A. County.
Long Beach Courthouse – The Long Beach Courthouse handles criminal matters arising out of incidents allegedly occurring in Long Beach, California. It also hears juvenile matters for some minors detained at Eastlake Juvenile Hall.
Los Angeles County Bar Association – The L.A. Bar provides info on local attorneys, judges, courthouses as well as several different legal services.
- A lawful use of California self-defense occurs when you reasonably believe that you’re in imminent danger of being seriously injured or unlawfully touched, that immediate force is imperative to prevent the danger, and you use no more force than required to defend against the danger.
- California petty theft is the unlawful taking of another’s property valued at $950 or less.