Case Process

 

Pre-Trial Phases [1-4]

Phase 1. Arraignment

• Your First Court Appearance

• Enter a Not Guilty Plea

• Demand Discovery

• Set Bail Review

• Set FDC and Prelim Dates

• Serve Prosecution Motions

• Request all Discovery

• Get Discovery ASAP

• Set Dates Strategically

 

 

 

 

 

Phase 4. Preliminary Hearing

• D.A. Puts on Evidence

• DA puts on witnesses to establish a stong case

• Good Place to show Witness as Wrong or Lying

• Defense Attacks Charges

• Argue Motions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phase 7. Motions

• Hearing on the Motion Filed

• Argue Motions Filed

• Review Trial Strategy

• Subpoena Witnesses

• Prepare for Trial

• 995 Motion (Challenge Evidence)

• Discovery Motions

 

 

 

 

 

Phase 2. Bail Review

• 3 days After Arraignment

• Motion to Reduce Bail

• Bring Witnesses/Docs

• O.R. Release/Post Bail

• Pick Next Court Date

• Arguments

• You’re not a flight risk

• You’re not a danger

• You have ties to the community

Phase 3. Felony Disposition Conference

• 1st Settlement Conference

• Discuss Settlement

• Be Ready to Deal

• Know Your Judge

• Know Your Prosecutor

• Prepared Strategy with your Lawyer for EDP

• Review Discovery Issues

• File Motions

• Set Preliminary Hearing

• Cross Examine Witnesses

• Continue Prelim If You are not prepared

 

Trial Phases [5-8]

Phase 5. Arraignment in Trial Court

• 2 Weeks After Pre-Lim

• Readiness conference and set trial dates strategically

• Negotiate Case with DA

• File Any Motions

• Set Pre-Trial Dates

• Pick a Future Trial Date Strategically

• Get ready for Plea Bargain at RC

• Prepare for Trial

Phase. 6. Readiness Conference

• Settlement Opportunity

• Last Chance for Serious Negotiations

• Discuss Witness/Trial

• Set Motion Hearing Dates

• Prepare for Trial

• May have 2 or 3 Readiness

• Conferences before you settle

• Time is Running Out!

Phase 8. Trial

• Jury/Bench Trial

• Pick Jurors

• Go to Battle

• Unanimous Verdict or Hung Jury

• Don’t Waive Jury without Serious Discussion

• Make sure your lawyer is Totally Prepared

• NOT GUILTY!

 

California's DUI Laws are extremely strict and it is imperative that you obtain powerful defense from an DUI defense attorney at The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates.

 

The DUI defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates are highly skilled in representing DUI cases and have successfully handled countless cases involving drunk driving.

 

The DUI defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates will benefit your case. Here are a few ways:

 

• Firsthand experience with Ventura and Los Angeles courts as well as the criminal process

• Extensive knowledge of California DUI law

• Understand the inner workings of the prosecution and DMV systems

• Highly trained in investigation and trial methods

• Involved in hundreds of DUI cases, from beginning to end

 

At The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates, our Ventura and Los Angeles DUI defense attorneys do not hesitate to take aggressive action and do everything we can to obtain a favorable outcome for our clients.

 

Types of Cases We Handle

 

Our DUI defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates fight for our clients regarding the following types of cases and legal proceedings:

 

• Commercial DUI

• DMV Hearings

• Felony DUI

• Misdemeanor DUI

• Narcotic / Drug DUIs

• Underage DUI

 

Have you been arrested for DUI in Ventura?

 

If you have been arrested for a DUI in the state of California, you can face severe punishments that can substantially affect your future. A DUI can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances.  At The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates we fight for the best possible outcome no matter what!

 

Contact our DUI Defense Attorneys in Simi Valley at The Law Offices of Brandon Sua & Associates for a free consultation at (805) 842-2000.

 

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