Is Bicycling While Drunk a Crime in California? Yes!

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Is Bicycling While Drunk a Crime in California? Yes!

June 25, 2018

You may have seen this scene a dozen times before: A group of young people stop at the bar for a few drinks while they’re on their bikes. They then bike home – or even bike to the next bar for another round. While many people assume that because bikes do not have engines that […]

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Not Every Criminal Defense Attorney Can Defend You Against Phishing: We Can

June 18, 2018

If you have been accused of phishing or other identity theft crimes, then you not only need a criminal defense attorney: You need a criminal defense attorney with the experience and expertise to help with these highly technical charges. At we are proud to say that we can help. Keep reading to learn more about […]

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There Are Alternatives to Prison: Learn What Options May Be Available to You

June 11, 2018

If you have been charged with a crime then one of your first thoughts was like, “I do not want to go to jail.” In some cases, you may have to do some time but there are increasingly more and more programs available in California that can keep you out of jail. You may or […]

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You Must Start Defending Yourself Against Rape Charges Right Away

June 4, 2018

Simply being accused of rape can ruin your life. Even if you are never charged, even if you are never convicted – just the fact that someone claims you committed a sexual assault against them can ruin your reputation. This is why we recommend that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. When you […]

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Learn How You Can Fight Burglary Charges in the State of California

May 28, 2018

A person’s life can be ruined when they’re wrongly accused of burglary or other crimes in California. The accusation alone can result in jail, fines, and a criminal record. The good news is that the right criminal defense attorney can help reduce the stress, cost, and jail time that would otherwise come with this charge. […]

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Defend Yourself Against Claims of Crimes Against Children in California

May 21, 2018

Is there anything that’s potentially more damaging to your reputation than being accused of crimes against a child in California? We know that no reasonable person would ever believe that a crime against an innocent child is acceptable. We also recognize that the state makes mistakes. If you’ve been accused of a crime against a […]

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Charges of Assault Are More Common in California Than You May Think

May 14, 2018

It may seem as though people sling insults every day and threaten people all the time, without anyone having to pay for it. The truth is that if a person threatens violence, they can be charged with assault. California law define assault as a person intentionally and illegally threatening or causing bodily harm to a […]

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6 Ways a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help with Charges of Sexual Misconduct

May 8, 2018

It wasn’t until the last decade or so that attorneys were able to use DNA evidence to have many previous sex crime convictions overturned. This is just one example of the fact that being innocent isn’t necessarily enough to protect a person from being charged with and convicted of sex crimes. Unless you want to […]

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3 Potential Defense Options to a Charge of Check Fraud in California

April 24, 2018

If you’ve been charged with check fraud then you may be feeling as though you are out of options. The reality is that everyone has the right to a vigorous criminal defense and that’s just what you’ll get when you work with . Read on to learn about three potential defense options for check fraud […]

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A Recent Decision by the Seal Beach City Council Could Have a Far-Reaching Impact for Convicted Sex Offenders

April 18, 2018

The city council in Seal Beach has unanimously voted to stop imposing housing restrictions to those who’ve been convicted of sex crimes. What does this mean for citizens of Seal Beach and what does it mean for the future of sex offenders trying to find somewhere to live? While the answer may not be clear […]

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