The China Lake Naval Weapons Station contains a number of art carvings
that date back thousands of years.
Each year, thousands of visitors come to the base for guided tours of the
Little Petroglyph Canyon, and see the art that ancient Coso Indians left
behind. However, since the Canyon is located in the heart of a military
base, access is limited and reservations must be made months in advance.
Each November, officials host the
Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival, which attracts guests from all across the state.
The China Lake NWS is the U.S. Navy’s largest single landholding
in the world.
Traffic Tickets on Federal Property
Festival visitors who make wrong turns or violate other traffic laws will
get more than they bargained for, because of the strict rules concerning
traffic tickets on federal property. While the ticket physically
resembles one from the CHP, there is a world of difference in terms of the procedure.
As an initial matter, many attorneys, especially ones that routinely handle
traffic tickets, are not allowed to practice in federal court. While it
is hard to find an attorney to handle these cases, like we can, going
it alone is an even worse option.
All traffic tickets from China Lake,
Edwards Air Force Base, and many other installations in Central California go to the federal
courthouse in Bakersfield. Since the judge only hears traffic cases a
few times a year, it is nearly impossible to get the date rescheduled.
Furthermore, neither the judge nor the court staff are very interested
in these matters, so it is difficult to get things done.
A qualified federal attorney can appear on your behalf at the hearing,
saving you a trip to Bakersfield, and perhaps a major headache down the
road, by negotiating on your behalf.
Getting Legal Help
The aggressive lawyers at Bigger & Harman, APC, are committed to giving
individuals a voice when dealing with speeding and traffic tickets. Call
today at 661-859-1177 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the personal professional attention you deserve. En español,
llame al 661-376-0214.