​​​Speeding 22350

Speeding 22349

Red Light 21453

Carpool Solo 21655.5

Carpool Lines 21655.8

Stop Sign 22450

Disobey Sign Signal 21461

No Insurance 16028, 16020

No registration 4000

License Plate 5000

Speeding Over 100  22348b

Unsafe Lane Change 22107

Turning Signal 22108

U-turn Business 22102

Unsafe Backing Hwy 22106

Commercial Driver

Out of Lane 22348c

Over Weight 4000.6d

Wrong Lane

Divided Highway 21651

Open Container

Reckless Driving 23103

Speed Contest 23109

Exhibition of Speed 23109c

DUI 23152

Hit and Run 20002


Probation Violation

Failure to Appear Warrant 40508

Failure to Appear 40509.5

Driving Without a License 12500

Driving on a Suspended License




​DUI & Criminal Defense

Being arrested for a DUI, a criminal case, or another criminal offense is a serious situation, causing layers of problems. We fight for you, with extensive DUI defense experience. We help you understand the process. We defend your constitutional rights. We work to get you exceptional results. In addition to being in court daily to defending our clients on misdemeanors, we also regularly clear warrants and resolve probation violations. 

Criminal cases often involve the Vehicle Code, Penal Code, and Health and Safety Code. The California Vehicle Code includes DUI, driving on a suspended license, driving without a license, exhibition of speed, false registration, reckless driving, etc. the California Penal Code misdemeanors include theft, grand theft and petty theft, lewd conduct, public nuisance, public intoxication, solicitation, resisting arrest, deadly weapon, disturbing the peace, trespass, vandalism, etc. H&S Code includes possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, and other drug charges.

​​​We are in Traffic Court virtually everyday, for infractions and misdemeanors. We know the courts, the staff, the judges, the system, what matters, and how to fight for you. We do what you want and what you need.

You need an attorney who knows his way around criminal court, where traffic tickets and criminal cases are heard. Our attorney regularly clears DMV holds by having the court release an abstract to the DMV, defends speeding tickets, first time DUIs, hit & run cases, and all other misdemeanors, whether petty theft, tresspass, solicitation, prostitution, urinating in public, deadly weapon, controlled substance, possession of marijuana, public intoxication, false imprisonment, and vandalism. In addition, we regularly recall arrrest warrants, bench warrants, and so on. These charges are in the California Vehicle Code, California Penal Code, California Health and Safety Code, and city municipal codes.​

The Los Angeles County Superior Courts that we frequent appearing in include: Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse - Long Beach Court, Torrance Courthouse, Compton Courthouse, Airport Courthouse, Metropolitan Courthouse, Bellflower Courthouse, and several other locations throughout Southern California, including Orange County, e.g., West Justice Center, Central Justice Center.

Once you hire us, we take care of you. For starters, since we go to court for you, you do not pay bail and do not appear in court. Virtually 100% of our clients do not have to go to court or post bail on traffic tickets, with very similar results for our misdemeanor criminal defense clients. Your attorney appears on your behalf and protects your rights and seeks your best interests. This allows you to carry on with your life and concerns. We keep you updated as your case moves forward. Our attorney is available for case updates and consultations with his clients. 

We represent clients throughout Southern California, primarily in "LASC", Los Angeles Superior Court, and the Superior Court of California, County of Orange. Our office is located near "Southbay Traffic Court" or Torrance Courthouse, with a satellite office next to "Long Beach Court" formally Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse. We appear at Airport Court, Bellflower Courthouse, Metropolitan "Metro" Court, and Compton Courthouse for traffic tickets and criminal cases, including for DUI and traffic misdemeanors. 

In addition, we have extensive experience in traffic court at the West Justice Center in Westminster and the North Justice Center in Fullerton, in the County of Orange. We also regularly appear for clients in Santa Ana Central Justice Center and Newport Beach Harbor Justice Center.

We get results for our clients on traffic-related & non-traffic cases, Infractions and Misdemeanors: California Penal Code, California Vehicle Code, California Health and Safety Code. The charges vary from: Marijuana, Drugs, Alcohol, DUI, Meth-amphetamine, Reckless Driving, Reckless Driving with Injury, Reckless Driving with Specific Injury, Exhibition of Speed, Speed Contest, Resisting Arrest, Evading, Deadly Weapon, Graffiti, Vandalism, Petty Theft, Larceny, Burglary Tools, Prostitution, Solicitation, Lew Conduct, Trespass, Disturbing the Peace, Probation Violation, Bench Warrant, Arrest Warrant, & and other criminal misdemeanor charges. 

DUI Criminal Defense Lawyer

​(310) 817-5899

Traffic Ticket Attorney

Criminal Lawyer ∙ DUI ∙ Traffic Ticket ∙ DMV Hearing ∙ Defense Attorney

​​​​​​​​​​Law Office of David Dastrup

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​​​​​​​​Speeding Ticket ∙ DUI ∙ California DMV Drivers License Hold ∙ Suspended License

   Warrant ∙ Failure to Appear ∙ Theft ∙ Drug Possession ∙ Criminal Misdemeanor ∙ Traffic Court

​Our Criminal Defense Attorneys Fight for You in Court and at the DMV.

DUI Defense, Criminal Defense, Traffic Ticket Defense, DMV Defense. 

Defending Constitutional Rights in Los Angeles and Orange County, California.

​​​​Traffic Ticket D​efense

Southern California Traffic Ticket Defense is focused on getting your ticket dismissed with no fines and no DMV points. We understand the law and the consequences, and what needs to be done to succeed. We stand behind our experience and success and pass it on to you. We have historical high dismissal rates with no fine, or reduced to a non-point, for California Vehicle Code tickets, whether speeding, commercial driver, or other vehicle code charges. An experienced traffic ticket defense attorney can make all the difference.

Our lawyer calls you directly and provides you with a consultation to help you make the best decision for you. You have on demand access to your case with our state-of-the-art online case manager. We navigate the court for you. We take care of your ticket using the most proven methods for the best possibilities of success.

Law Office of David Dastrup

Criminal Defense Lawyer

 (310) 817-5899​

Urgent Cases​​​

Failure to Appear: We will clear your court-issued DMV hold so that you can get your California Drivers License back or avoid a driver's license suspension altogether. We guarantee that we will get your court fines significantly reduced, if not dismissed entirely.

Warrant: We will appear in court as soon as possible, even the same day, to clear the warrant. We will provide detailed information about your case and what is the next step. Our warrant recall service usually includes everything you need to put this behind you.

Suspended License: We will negotiate to avoid jail and DMV points. We will walk you through the steps needed to get your license back and keep it that way. Our attorney will make all your court appearances on your behalf. ​​