100 N Barranca Ave. Ste. 738West Covina, CA 91791(626) 665-4184
With a population of 100,000 people, West Covina is in the eastern part of the San Gabriel Valley.
Our West Covina criminal defense lawyers represent clients facing all types of criminal charges, such as:
- Domestic violence
- Drug crimes
- DUI, including DMV hearings
- Gun crimes
- Sex crimes
- Speeding tickets on the I-10 and I-210
- Violent crimes
The arrest process
The West Covina Police Department is responsible for law enforcement within the city of West Covina. People arrested in West Covina are usually taken to the West Covina Police Deparment Jail, a type I facility authorized to hold inmates a maximum of 96 hours absent emergencies. The address is:
1444 West Garvey Ave.West Covina, CA 91790
All inmates booked in the West Covina Police Department Jail are eligible to be released on bail or bond, unless:
- an arrest warrant specifies otherwise,
- the court orders that the arrestee remain in custody, or
- the arrestee is too intoxicated for safe release from jail time.
Friends and family can search for inmates online here.
The court process
Criminal charges in West Covina are prosecuted by the West Covina area office of the Los Angeles District Attorney. Hearings are held at the West Covina Courthouse, located at:
1427 West Covina ParkwayWest Covina, CA 91790
Defendants can search for their case information online here.
Every criminal case begins with the arraignment, which is the formal reading of charges. The D.A. often agrees to reduce or dismiss the charges as part of a plea bargain. Otherwise, the case will proceed to a trial.
If you have been accused of a crime, trust our legal team of former prosecutors and police officers to defend your rights. We will fight to get your criminal charges lessened or dropped completely. We can usually achieve a favorable resolution without extensive litigation. But if necessary, our experienced courtroom attorneys will pursue a full acquittal at trial.
Communities our West Covina office’s trial lawyers serve include Baldwin Park, El Monte, Azusa, Rosemead and Hacienda Heights. We create attorney-client relationships throughout northern, central, and southern California, including Santa Ana, Orange County, Glendale, Fullerton, Beverly Hills, Whittier, San Bernardino, Glendora, Pomona, Riverside County, San Diego, Pasadena, Long Beach, and more.
Our West Covina DUI lawyers and criminal defense lawyers have several years of experience, and our practice areas comprise family law and personal injury in addition to criminal defense law and DUI cases.