Chula Vista DUI Attorney
Michael Rehm - (619) 787-3456
Free Consultations Available
Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County, with a popultation over 240,000 as of the last census. Criminal matters, including DUI offenses, are heard at the South County Regional Center. , located at 500 3rd Avenue Chula Vista, CA 91910. Most DUI and criminal matters will be either heard in Department 3 or Department 12, with nearly all misdemeanor DUI cases starting off in Department 3. As of this writing, there is no set assigned Judge for Department 3 in Chula Vista.
According to the most recent DUI conviction statistics compiled by the Department of Motor Vehicles, which is for the year 2014, there were 1178 misdemeanor DUI convictions, 51 felony DUI convictions, 21 Under 21 DUI convictions, and 183 Wet Reckless convictions. So the Chula Vista Courthouse is active when it comes to DUI offenses.
Although the criminal case may be heard in Chula Vista, the DMV hearing will be still be either by telephone, or at the San Diego DMV Driver Safety office, and this rule applies for all DUI arrests in San Diego County, regardless of the actual courthouse your case may be heard at.
The Chula Vista Police Department and the California Highway Patrol are the primary law enforcement agencies in South San Diego County.
Chula Vista operates its own city jail, the only city in San Diego County to do so. This is generally the first opportunity to post bail. The list of those who are currently in custody can be found here.
If you have been arrested for a DUI in South County, and have a court date scheduled in Chula Vista, call San Diego DUI Lawyer Michael Rehm to learn what to do from this point on to minimize the damage this incident may cause. Call (619) 787-3456
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