The Two Main Types of Arson Charges and Their Potential Consequences

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The Two Main Types of Arson Charges and Their Potential Consequences

January 15, 2019

When a person deliberately sets fire to something in California, they have committed arson. Due to the hot and dry climate in this state, it is no secret that wildfires are easy to start and can cause tremendous damage. Due to our recent catastrophic fires, prosecutors are under a lot of pressure to try and […]

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When Does a Heated Situation Turn into Assault and Battery?

January 8, 2019

You would be hard pressed to find someone who has never been in what they would describe as a heated situation. This can involve arguing, yelling, or even pushing. There is a point at which that was just a misunderstanding or argument becomes assault and battery. Keep reading to find out where the line is […]

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New California Laws for 2019: A Look at Changes to California Criminal Law

December 28, 2018

As the new year begins, some new laws will take effect throughout the state of California. At we have been keeping a close eye on the changes that will affect California criminal law. Keep reading to find some of the new laws or changes to existing laws that have come into effect at the stroke […]

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Are You Eligible for the Sentencing Relief Available Through Prop 47?

December 27, 2018

Have you been convicted and sentenced for a non-violent felony? If you have, then Prop 47 may be the answer you’ve been looking for to lower your sentence. At we believe in helping our clients from start to finish – and a case does not finish at sentencing. Even if you have been convicted and […]

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Do Not Face Charges of Homicide Without Working with an Experienced Homicide Attorney

December 20, 2018

Facing a charge of homicide is a situation most people never imagine finding themselves in. If you are in that position today then you know how difficult it is. If you are watching a loved one deal with it, then you know how heartbreaking it is. While there is nothing good about facing these charges, […]

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Not All Criminal Defense Attorneys Are Capable of Correctly Handling Charges of Cybercrimes

December 13, 2018

At we believe that everyone charged with a crime deserves an experienced and qualified criminal defense attorney. We also believe that not all criminal defense attorneys are capable of handling every type of criminal case. This is especially true when it comes to the complexities involved in cybercrimes. Keep reading to find out what special […]

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You Do Not Have to Become the Next Casualty of the War on Drugs: Get Help from an Attorney Today

December 6, 2018

It’s been more than 40 years since President Nixon declared the beginning of the war on drugs and in that time, countless lives have been ruined by what many view as overzealous prosecution of drug crimes. Do not allow yourself to end up in this category. If you have been charged with any type of […]

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California’s Broken Bail System is Finally Reformed but It’s Not All Good News

November 28, 2018

A recent California, signed by Governor Jerry Brown in August, makes it the first state to abolish the use of a cash bail system. The bad news for those who are currently in jail awaiting trial is that the law will not take place until October 2019. Until that time, expect for traditional cash bail […]

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Is the Standard for Law Enforcement to Use Reasonable Force About to Change in California?

November 21, 2018

A California State Senate committee has recently moved forward a piece of legislation that could affect when police are legally allowed to use deadly force. If it passes, officers could only use fatal force in a situation where it is necessary to prevent imminent injury or death. In a state – and country – where […]

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New Blood Alcohol Concentration Limits Are Introduced for Rideshare Drivers

November 14, 2018

Blood alcohol concentration, more commonly referred to as BAC, is the measure of how much alcohol is in the blood. It is the main way that officers determine if a suspect is guilty of driving under the influence. In California, the legal limit is .08 for drivers 21 years old and older. Until recently, that […]

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