Our Los Angeles DUI Lawyers have extensive experience at Los Angeles County Superior Court – Santa Clarita Courthouse, where cases that originate in Santa Clarita, Valencia, Newhall, and the surrounding areas are prosecuted.
Misdemeanor and felony DUI cases at the Santa Clarita Courthouse are prosecuted by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Santa Clarita Courthouse is located at:
23747 West Valencia Blvd.
Santa Clarita , CA 91355
The first court appearance following a DUI arrest is called an arraignment. This appearance presents you with your first opportunity to plead “guilty,” “not guilty,” or “nolo contendere” (no contest) to any criminal charge.
- Misdemeanor DUI arraignments: Department 2 (1st floor)
- Felony DUI arraignments: Felonies filed in the Santa Clarita, Valencia, and Newhall areas are heard at San Fernando Courthouse.
- Arraignments for other charges: Department 2 for misdemeanors
Felonies filed in the Santa Clarita, Valencia, and Newhall areas are heard at San Fernando Courthouse.
Note that misdemeanor DUI charges do not require you to appear in person if you have retained an attorney. Our Los Angeles DUI Lawyers provide this service regularly.