Be On Time For Your Preliminary Hearing in Ventura County! Preliminary Hearings are now scheduled every morning in Division 13 of the Ventura County Superior Court. Judge Ryan Wright presides over the preliminary hearing calendar. Judge Wright has warned defense lawyers, defendants and prosecutors that all parties must show up at the beginning of the preliminary hearing…

Attorney Bill Haney

Tonight, I will be training my Pepperdine Law students to conduct preliminary hearings. Students will have an opportunity to act as both prosecutors and defense attorneys over the course of the semester. Criminal defense attorneys should be extremely prepared for a preliminary hearing. A preliminary hearing is designed, after all, to act as a safeguard…