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Facing Charges for Assault on a Police Officer? Get Criminal Defense in Whittier CA Soon

February 23, 2021

Assault upon any person – minor, adult, elderly individual, and so on – is highly illegal and can result in serious legal consequences as one might be able to imagine. Violent crimes do, in fact, normally involve more jail or prison time among other penalties when compared to less violent crimes. The more violent the […]

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Aggressively Defend Your Rights for False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in Compton CA

February 17, 2021

Finding out that someone is accusing you of doing something you’d never do is hurtful as is, but knowing that you’re being accused of committing a crime as serious as sexual abuse upon a minor child is a whole new level of hurt, let alone, pure disgust. It’s never right to accuse anyone of anything, […]

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Will California’s Violent Crime Rate Decrease with Reduced Crime Penalties?

February 5, 2021

For decades, researchers have been curious how changing the consequences of a crime can affect the crime rate and relapse rate for that particular crime. Some might say that certain crimes have way too harsh of consequences – such as many crimes involving the use and/or sale of drugs. Others might say that, say, the […]

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Attorney Mattern Can Help You Fight for Justice for a Sex Crime You Didn’t Commit in Buena Park CA

January 11, 2021

It stings to know that you’re deemed a criminal when criminal behavior is not in your past, present, or even your future. How could you be accused of a crime you didn’t do? Unfortunately, false accusations are a thing not just in the real world – but yes – even in the world of criminal […]

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Sentencing Enhancements: L.A. District Attorney Gascon to Allow Longer Sentences for Certain Crimes

December 22, 2020

On December 7, 2020, a special directive was released by Los Angeles District Attorney, George Gascon, regarding sentencing enhancements and allegations. Initially, Gascon stated that sentencing enhancement, or the extension of a prisoner’s time behind bars, does not work and that the initial sentencing timeframe is sufficient enough. He claimed that every additional sentence increases […]

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Juveniles Accused of Misdemeanors Will No Longer Be Prosecuted in Los Angeles County

December 16, 2020

Studies show that a child’s brain does not fully develop until they’re approximately in their mid-twenties. Whether or not one agrees with this statistic, one thing is for sure: the decision-making and judgement centers of a child’s brain are typically far less developed than that of a grown adult. This means that youngsters may be […]

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Los Angeles County is Challenging the Death Penalty

December 10, 2020

Since Clarence Ray Allen was executed on January 17, 2006, no further executions have since been carried out in the state of California. However, capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is still legal in this state. In fact, out of every state in the United States, California has the most condemned prisoners on […]

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New Resentencing Policies Effective Immediately in Los Angeles CA

December 4, 2020

As of December 8, 2020, Los Angeles District Attorney, George Gascon, announced new resentencing policies in Special Directive 20-14 as a way to put an end to excessive prison sentences. These new policies can benefit the thousands of individuals who are currently serving prison time in Los Angeles County and will apply to all units, […]

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Get Off the Hook for False Allegations of Sexual Battery in South Gate CA

November 24, 2020

Sexual battery is a very serious thing to say the least. This crime occurs to thousands of people on an annual basis. Experiencing even one instance of sexual battery can forever affect a woman, man, boy, or girl’s life forever. It’s a negatively vulnerable experience that nobody is truly immune from. Despite how serious sexual […]

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What is the California Definition of Vehicular Manslaughter?

November 17, 2020

There are several legal terms out there; it can almost seem impossible for you to know each and every one of them. And, well, if you’re not an attorney and generally don’t work in the criminal justice system in any way, shape, or form, it’s likely that you won’t know a whole lot about all […]

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