A Conviction for Any of These 5 Crimes Can Result in a Sentence of Life Without Parole in California

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A Conviction for Any of These 5 Crimes Can Result in a Sentence of Life Without Parole in California

March 17, 2019
A Conviction for Any of These 5 Crimes Can Result in a Sentence of Life Without Parole in California

California law holds that certain crimes are much more serious than others. While we do not currently have the death penalty, there are currently five crimes that can result in a sentence of life without the possibility of parole. Keep reading to find out what they are. If you or a loved one has been […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Posting Bail in the State of California

February 26, 2019

Seeing someone you care about behind bars can be an extremely traumatizing situation. No matter what they have been arrested for or what the situation is, you just want to bail them out as quickly as possible. At we know that this system may seem complicated and alien to you. The truth is that all […]

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Are You Required to Participate in a DUI Checkpoint in California?

February 19, 2019

It is common for police departments to use DUI checkpoints to try and catch drunk drivers. Note that while it is legal and authorized in California and surrounding states such as Nevada, some states have deemed them unacceptable and do not just them. For example, Texas, Oregon, and Washington do not have DUI checkpoints. Due […]

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Is it Still Statutory Rape if the Sexual Encounter Was Consensual?

February 12, 2019

If a person who is 18 years old has sex with a person who us under the legal age of consent (which is 18 in the state of California) they could potentially be charged with and convicted of statutory rape. Most people associate rape with a violent act and so it is common to wonder: […]

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Potential Penalties for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

February 5, 2019

When a person is convicted of a sex crime in California, they are almost always required to register as a sex offender even after they have served their time. Read on to find out what the potential penalties are for not registering and what the requirements are for registering. Then contact if you have been […]

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Legal Search and Seizure vs Illegal Search and Seizure: Learn the Important Differences

January 22, 2019

The police have the right to search a person’s home, vehicle, and other personal property but only under certain circumstances. The 4th Amendment to the Constitution makes it clear that all Americans are to be free from illegal search and seizure. However, what is legal and what is illegal? For a person not versed in […]

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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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