Attorney Search Network

Kern County Lawyer Referral Service

Attorney Search Network is a State Bar of California Certified Lawyer Referral Service (#113). Attorney Search Network provides lawyer referrals in Kern County California. If you are dealing with a legal issue and need a lawyer in Kern County California contact Attorney Search Network. Attorney Search Network can make referrals to Kern County lawyers in most areas of law. Fill out the form on this page or call us toll free (800) 215-1190, for a Kern County lawyer referral today.

Kern County is located north of Los Angeles County in the California central valley. Kern County is at the southernmost point of the California central valley. The southernmost board of Kern County is on the grapevine just before Gorman. Kern County is composed of mountains, valley expanses, and high desert geography. According the 2010 census the population of Kern County was over 839,000. It is estimated that the population of Kern County has grown to over 893,000 making Kern County one of the fastest growing counties in California. The largest city in Kern County is Bakersfield. About 40% of the county population lives in Bakersfield. Bakersfield is also the county seat. Other Kern County cities include; Arvin, California City, Delano, Maricopa, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, and Wasco. There are over 45 census-designated places and 100 unincorporated communities in the 8,161 square miles of Kern County. Kern County is home to Bakersfield College, California State University Bakersfield, Cerro Coso Community College, Kern Community College District, National University, San Joaquin Valley College, and Taft College.

Kern County was originally a series of mining towns and mining operations. These mining operations were primarily in the mountains and high desert areas of Kern County. The valley floor, today known for agriculture, was inhospitable swamp land. The swamps were drained by creating canals which would eventually provide water for the highly fertile soil of the valley floor. During this time the county seat was moved from the mining town of Havilah to Bakersfield.

Today the largest industries are agriculture, forestry, health care, retail, transportation, mining and oil and gas extraction. Most of the workforce is in the agriculture, while the highest paying jobs area in mining and oil extraction. Education and military also play a strong role in the Kern County economy. Kern County is home to Edwards Air Force Base, China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, and the Mojave Air and Space Port.

Interstate 5 bisects Kern County from north to south connecting to Los Angeles and northern California. Part of US 395 travels through Kern County's eastern edge. State Route 58 connects Bakersfield to northern San Bernardino county. State routes 46, 58, & 166 connect Kern County to the coastal California counties of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Just south of Bakersfield Interstate 5 and State Route 99 diverge. State Route 99 allows access to the central California Counties of Kings, Tulare, Fresno and ultimately Sacramento.

Legal Issues in Kern County California

The county seat of Kern County is Bakersfield. Most but not all legal issue will be out of Bakersfield. If you need a Bakersfield Lawyer referral contact Attorney Search Network.

According to Data USA, the median household income in Kern County is 75% of the California average. The largest employment sector is agricultural workers, while higher paying management jobs make up a very small portion the Kern County employment sector. Work injuries are much more like in employment sectors where heavy machinery, manual labor, chemicals, and transportation is involved. If you are injured on the job and need a Kern County lawyer to help with your workers compensation claim call Attorney Search Network. We can refer you to a prescreened Kern County Lawyer who can represent your workers compensation case and work to get you best treatment and medical benefits possible. If your work injury is from a malfunctioning machine, faulty construction, and/or a 3rd party a Kern County lawyer can seek additional coverage to help you recover.

In 2018 the California Department of Justice crimes statistics showed Kern County had the highest murder rate in California. Kern County has one of the highest arrest rates in California. Between 2005-2014 there were over 45,000 arrests in Kern County. All criminal charges are serious. A criminal conviction can result in jail time, prison time, probation, parole, restitution, community service, and a criminal record. A criminal conviction can make finding a job more difficult, take away voting rights, limit gun rights, and in some cases require lifelong reporting. If you are charged with a crime seek the help of a Kern County criminal defense lawyer. A Kern County criminal defense lawyer can work to prove your innocence, reduced charges, negotiate penalties, lower bail, and secure restricted license. A Kern County Lawyer Referral Service can refer prescreened criminal defense attorneys for your criminal case.

Transportation is a major part of the Kern County economy. Kern County is connected to major population and production sectors across California. Interstate 5 and State Route 99 are heavily used transportation roads for semi-trucks and auto travelers. If you receive traffic ticket in Kern County, you can hire a traffic violation lawyer to fight the ticket, appear in court for you, try to secure traffic school, and/or avoid points on your record. If you are a commercial driver with a traffic citation in Kern County, contact a Kern County lawyer to protect your commercial driver's license, your insurance rates, and possibly your job. Attorney Search Network, a Kern County lawyer referral service, has Kern County lawyers who can represent drivers with traffic tickets and traffic violations. Kern County lawyers can also help with weight station and load violations.

Mining and oil extraction are important Kern County employers, businesses, operations, and producers. If you own property in Kern County with mineral rights talk to a Kern County lawyer about your rights and opportunities. Mineral rights can include oil, gas, minerals, and water. A Kern County real property lawyer can help represent your mineral rights in contract negotiations, property sales, and law suits. Contact a Kern County lawyer referral service today.


Attorney Search Network can refer Kern count lawyers for most areas of law including:

  • Accidents
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Mineral Rights
  • Real Property Law
  • Tax Law
  • Traffic Violations Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • and more

Attorney Search Network is a State Bar of California Certified Lawyer Referral Service (#113) in Kern County. Attorney Search Network can assist Kern County businesses, families, individual, and students find the right lawyer for their legal issue. Attorney Search Network Kern County lawyer referrals are free, the attorney will charge their normal rates. Attorney Search Network refers Kern County attorneys who take cases on hourly, flat fee, contingency and/or a blended basis, depending on the case.

Helpful Kern County Legal Resources

Superior Court of California County of Kern

Bakersfield - Metro Division

1415 Truxtun Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Administration: (661) 868-4934

Appeals: (661) 868-5393

Civil: (661) 868-7204

Criminal: (661) 868-7206

Jury Service: (661) 868-4700

Small Claims: (661) 868-7204

Bakersfield - Metro Justice Building

1415 Truxtun Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Administration: (661) 868-4934

Bakersfield - Traffic Division

3131 Arrow St.

Bakersfield, CA 93308

Administration: (661) 335-7100

Bakersfield - Jury Services

1661 L St.

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Bakersfield - Juvenile Justice Center

2100 College Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93305

Delano - Delano Branch

1122 Jefferson St.

Delano, CA 93215

Administration: (661) 720-5800

Lake Isabella - Kern River Branch

7046 Lake Isabella Blvd.

Lake Isabella, CA 93240

Administration: (760) 549-2000

Lamont - Lamont Branch

12022 Main St.

Lamont, CA 93241

Administration: (661) 868-5800

Mojave - Mojave Branch

3131 Arrow St.

Mojave, CA 93308

Administration: (661) 824-7100

Ridgecrest - Ridgecrest Branch

132 East Coso Ave

Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Administration: (760) 384-5900

Shafter - Shafter Branch

325 Central Valley Hwy

Shafter, CA 93263

Administration: (661) 746-7500

Taft - Taft Branch

311 Lincoln St

Taft, CA 93268

Administration: (661) 868-5800

DMV Office Kern County

DMV Bakersfield

Department of Motor Vehicles

3120 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301

(800) 777-0133

DMV Bakersfield

Department of Motor Vehicles

7000 Schirra Court, Bakersfield, CA 93313

(800) 777-0133

DMV Arvin

Department of Motor Vehicles

317 Campus Drive, Arvin, CA 93203

(800) 777-0133

DMV Delano

Department of Motor Vehicles

631 Jefferson St., Delano, CA 93215

(800) 777-0133

DMV Lake Isabella

Department of Motor Vehicles

5520 Lake Isabella Road #G-1, Lake Isabella, CA 93240

(800) 777-0133

DMV Shafter

Department of Motor Vehicles

548 Walker Street, Shafter, CA 93263

(800) 777-0133

Attorney Search Network can refer you to a pre-screened Kern County lawyer. Our Kern County network of panel attorneys is one of the largest and most extensive collections of pre-screened attorneys in the Central Valley of California. Select the practice area that fits your current legal need, from Bankruptcy to Wrongful Death, and we will provide you with a Kern County Lawyer Referral.

We offer Kern Lawyer Referrals in the areas of law below:

Get a Kern County Lawyer Referral, call us toll-free at (800) 215-1190 or provide your contact information in the contact form, including the appropriate legal area. We will contact you and try to refer you a Kern lawyer that represents the best possible fit for your case.

How we choose your Kern County attorney referral

Attorney Search Network makes finding a lawyer easy. We use factors like years of experience, office location, trial experience and California State Bar records to pre-screen the lawyers we refer.

Questions to Ask your Kern County Lawyer Referral

After you have your Kern County Lawyer Referral you should prepare for your consultation. Have any documents on hand when you call. Have a pen and paper ready to take notes. Prepare to ask your potential lawyer a few qualifying questions to learn if they are the right lawyer for you. If you are not sure what questions to ask, we have prepared a few questions to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?

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