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Chico is home to the second largest craft brewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, as well as the tallest building in California that is north of Sacramento, Whitney Hall; which is a 9 story dormitory at California State University, Chico. Chico is also home to 87,000 Butte County residents that enjoy access to Bidwell Park which is the largest municipal park in California.
Since Chico is largely considered the economic, cultural, and educational center of the northern portion of the Sacramento Valley, you shouldn’t be surprised to find that it is home to a number of lawyers. Lawyers in Chico advise on a diverse selection of cases including DUI, wrongful death, divorce, bankruptcy cases, and the drafting of wills and trusts.
Recently in Chico, city police stopped a suspicious vehicle which turned into a sexual assault arrest. Edilberto Gutierrez, a 32 year old Chico native, allegedly began grabbing and sexually assaulting a woman while she was trying to hail a cab. When officers turned the corner, Gutierrez tried to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended by officers. Gutierrez was booked him into Butte County Jail in Chico on sexual assault charges.
If you have DUI or criminal possession charges pending against you in Chico, you will likely be summoned by the Butte County Superior Court. Superior Courts in California are the highest level trial court with which to file and it’s important that you do so correctly. The superior courts are also responsible for hearing most cases like domestic relations, civil, criminal, probate, and real property cases among others.
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