Long Beach, California

Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

Long Beach, California is a city within Los Angeles County, and it is the second largest city within the County and the 36th largest within the United States. The population is 500,000 and it is situated approximately 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. Long Beach criminal lawyers work diligently in this southernmost cities within the County and borders Orange County. An airport and one of the largest shipping ports in the country service the city. Prior to recent years, there was a significant amount of oil production both underground and off shore. The Long Beach courthouse is located at 444 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90802. It is 23 miles from the main office of the Kraut Law Group. The courthouse handles both misdemeanor and felony cases from the following cities:

The Long Beach Courthouse has their cases brought to them by the Long Beach Police Department, the Signal Hills Police Department, The Los Angels Police Department and The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.

Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Kraut handles Long Beach driving under the influence (DUI) offenses and criminal cases (misdemeanors and felonies) that are handled at the Long Beach Courthouse. Because the firm has an office in the City, Long Beach DUI Defense Attorney Michael Kraut and the The Kraut Law Group also handles cases in Long Beach, Signal Hill, Carson, Gardena, and Lakewood. Michael Kraut and the Kraut Law Group's offices are located less than a mile from the Courthouse. They are located at 444 West Ocean, Suite 800 Long Beach, California 90802.  You can call him at (562) 531-7454.

Long Beach DUI Defense Attorney Michael Kraut is a nationally known and recognized trial attorney. He has handled hundreds of driving under the influence cases. These cases range from DUI, VC 23152(a) AND 23152(b), Long Beach DUI with injury in violation of 23153(a) and 23153(b). Most Long Beach DUI cases are filed as misdemeanors, however if there is an accident or an injury then the prosecutor may file the case as a felony. If you have been arrested for a DUI in Long Beach, it is very important to immediately retain a Long Beach DUI Defense Attorney. Often times a DUI defense attorney can handle a case pre-filing and attempt to get the case rejected from being filed, or have the charges reduced. Michael Kraut is a former prosecutor and knows Long Beach DUI cases from the inside out. Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Kraut used to train law enforcement on DUI search and seizure law. Mr. Kraut has found innovative ways to suppress evidence that the prosecutor wants to introduce to convict the driver of driving under the influence. .He has lectured to law enforcement on criminal law and procedure and is called upon by the national media to speak as a legal commentator.

Long Beach Drug Defense Attorney Michael Kraut handles both misdemeanor and felony drug cases that are prosecuted at the Long Beach Courthouse. Early intervention by a well qualified drug crimes defense attorney can often make a difference on the outcome of a case. Mr. Kraut can often persuade prosecutors to allow his clients to enter drug diversion programs instead of being criminally prosecuted. If a client successfully completes diversion, then they will avoid having a criminal record. These diversion programs at the Long Beach Courthouse include Penal Code Section 1000, drug diversion, Proposition 36 (Prop 36), and in simple marijuana cases, attending AA or NA meetings for a full of dismissal of charges. Contact Long Beach criminal defense attorney Michael Kraut to determine the best way to handle a drug crime case.

Long Beach Theft Crimes Defense Attorney Michael Kraut handles both misdemeanor and felony theft crimes.

Common Long Beach theft crimes include:

Long Beach Suspended License Defense Attorney Michael Kraut handles driving on a suspended license cases. Usually a person is charges for violating Vehicle Code Section 14601. If a person is convicted of this charge, then they face mandatory jail time. In many case a person has had their license suspended due to a DUI and they did not know that the DMV will also suspend a person's license even if the person is not convicted of offense of driving under the influence. In other cases a person may have their driver's license suspended because they have traffic warrants. Michael Kraut knows how to resolve these issues. Contact the Kraut Law Group to determine the best course of action on your driving on a suspended license case.

Long Beach Probation Violation Attorney Michael Kraut knows that his clients who are on probation and are investigated or arrested for either a new crime or a probation violation, face going to jail or prison if the Judge believes that a violation has occurred. Whether a person has a felony probation violation or a misdemeanor probation violation, no one wants to go to jail. Mr. Kraut is a former senior trial attorney with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office and is highly respected by law enforcement, prosecutors and Judges. In many cases, having a well recognized top notch criminal defense attorney arguing on your behalf can make a real difference on the outcome of a probation violation. Contact Michael Kraut to speak to him about your probation violation case.

Long Beach Hit and Run Defense Attorney Michael Kraut, from the Kraut Law Group, will handle any cases of hit and run that occurs in the Long Beach area. Prosecutors have placed a great amount of resources to convict people charged with a hit and run. Vigorous representation is very important from the very beginning of these types of cases. Often times a conviction of this type of offense will result in loosing your driver's license and job. Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Kraut will aggressively defend you from being convicted of this offense. Contact Mr. Kraut for a free consultation on a hit and run case.

Long Beach Bench Warrant Attorney Michael Kraut handles bench warrant cases for clients who live locally, or live a great distance away and need someone to make the appearances on the case. Contact Michael Kraut to see how he can assist you on your Long Beach Bench Warrant case.

Long Beach Expungement Attorney Michael Kraut can file a detailed motion to clean up your record. In many cases a motion can be filed to terminate, probation early at the same the expungement motion can be filed. The motion is filed pursuant to Section 1203.3 and Section 1203.4 of the Penal Code. Once the Court grants the motion, the conviction is removed from a person's criminal record. Contact Mr. Kraut to handle your Long Beach expungement.

The Kraut Law Group also has an office in Long Beach, California, located at 444 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90802. For a free consultation, call the Long Beach office at (562) 531-7454.

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Client Reviews
He gave me the peace of mind that my DUI case was going to be resolved. He fought for what it was needed and helped me by answering all my questions. Mike is not an average attorney. He’s a very experienced, honest and straightforward person that is there for you!
Eve Sal
I hired Attorney Mike Kraut and I'm am so happy and grateful that I did! I was arrested for a DUI because my BAC level was over the .08 limit. I ended up getting a wet and reckless instead of a DUI. I still have to do some classes and I'm on probation, but I do not have a DUI on my record. If you have a DUI hire Attorney Kraut, he definitely knows his stuff!
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There aren't enough positive words to write about Mike, but let me be clear that this is the only lawyer worth hiring in Los Angeles. Mike is professional, caring, and an absolute champion at winning in court.
Kyle, Avvo User
Mike Kraut is not a typical lawyer. He is a straightforward person with a true heart and a sympathetic ear. He is also smart and connected and he cares about the people who seek out his help. He got my son out of a jam. He did it quickly and painlessly. I recommend Mike Kraut to anyone that needs his services.
Thank you Mike for helping my son.
Mark, Avvo User
Michael Kraut is a rock star lawyer. I was really happy and satisfied with the results I received from Michael and his team. A few months back I was being accused of a serious felony. Mike gave me sound legal advice and worked diligently to clear my name. Mike was great at always keeping me updated and returning calls. Great, great lawyer I cant say enough about this man!
Eric, Google User
How can I express how relieved and pleased I am with Michael's professional abilities to have my Felony brought down to a misdameanor to a possible dismissal with deferment. With his care my life has been turned around and cannot say how helpful he's been not only in my case but life. He, himself has changed how I view criminal lawyers. Thank you so much Michael!