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Incorporated in 1850, Contra Costa, CA was once a rugged frontier land. Today it has grown to be California’s ninth largest county, comprised of cities such as Antioch, Concord, Danville, El Cerrito, Martinez, Oakley, Pinole, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek. Notable attractions within the county include the John Muir National Historic Site, a 335 acre Victorian estate of the author and preservationist, and the 6,117 acre Briones Regional Park, which encompasses Mt. Diablo.
If you are facing a legal issue, you may need the assistance of a Contra Costa County Lawyer. Contra Costa lawyers routinely deal with cases in the areas of business, real estate, personal injury, medical malpractice, wills trusts and estates, and many others. The county also is home to many nationally protected areas such as Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, Eugene O’Neil National Historic Site, John Muir National Historic Site, and the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park.
Lawyers in Contra Costa County recently argued both sides of a federal civil rights lawsuit against the county, in which a man alleged law enforcement allowed a police dog to attack even after they knew the man posed no threat. The attack allegedly left permanent injuries on the man’s right arm. Current California state law exempts the police from strict liability for bites delivered by police dogs on criminal suspects.
The Contra Costa County legal system is comprised of local trial courts, a Superior courts (with locations in Martinez, Concord, Pittsburg, Richmond, and Walnut Creek), the 1st District Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of California. Attorneys in Contra Costa may argue your case in any of these courts; the court will be determined by your type of legal issue. If you have a case in Contra Costa County, a local Contra Costa County lawyer can help you in navigating the court system.
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Last Modified: 03-03-2014 08:12 AM PST