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Los Angeles DUI Attorneys What to Expect before Your Trial

Los Angeles DUI attorneys that exclusively deal with DUI cases are the attorneys that you want to defend you against a DUI charge. These days, it's easy to end up with a DUI charge. A single beer at the wrong time can be sufficient cause for a DUI, and the courts are notoriously unforgiving. You need to know what to expect, of your lawyers and of yourself, going into your legal trial.

In California, you will appear in court for your arraignment after your arrest. Your arraignment is where you and your Los Angeles DUI attorneys decide if you should make a plea of not guilty. A plea of not guilty gives you and your Los Angeles DUI attorneys time to prepare your defense. At your arraignment, the court will schedule a pre-trial conference. At this pre-trial conference, the court, your Los Angeles DUI attorneys, and the prosecutors can try to reach a plea agreement. There are times when there could be as many three or four pre-trial conferences. A trial date will be set if no agreement is made at these pre-trial conferences.

Before the trial, and more than likely before the pre-trail conferences, your Los Angeles DUI attorneys will need to start the "discovery" process. This process involves your Los Angeles DUI attorneys gathering anything that relates to your case. Witness reports, evidence collected, and any documents about the case are the focus of discovery. The most important thing you can do after a DUI arrest is get good representation. Los Angeles DUI attorneys Gold and Witham are attorneys that devote their practice to helping DUI defendants. You should feel secure in the expertise and knowledge of these Los Angeles DUI attorneys. Visit WeDoDUI.com for more information about the law firm of Gold and Witham.