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What are the Maximum Penalties in California for Vehicular Manslaughter?

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What are the Maximum Penalties in California for Vehicular Manslaughter?

March 12, 2020

Being charged with vehicular manslaughter, also known as Penal Code 192(c), is a serious ordeal. It is defined as negligently injuring or causing the death of another person while driving a motor vehicle. Due to the seriousness surrounding this crime, it’s not a surprise that many are curious regarding the consequences if proven guilty of […]

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What’s the Difference Between Simple Kidnapping and Aggravated Kidnapping in California?

January 28, 2020

When we think of kidnapping, we imagine a stranger taking a child, who they don’t have custody of and may not even know, several feet away from their original destination without their parent or guardians’ knowledge. However, kidnapping cases aren’t always this simplistic. For instance, a parent who has custody of a child can still […]

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How Violent Crimes Defense Lawyers in California Can Help You Today

January 21, 2020

Violent crimes include, but are not excluded to, sexual battery, kidnapping, rape, vehicular manslaughter, homicide, domestic violence, lewd conduct, sex trafficking, and gang-related offenses. Although committing any of these violent crimes can result in extensive punishments including prison time, those accused of these unlawful acts nonetheless deserve a fair trial with a sentence that matches […]

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Did You Commit Battery on a Peace Officer? Contact a California Defense Attorney Now

January 14, 2020

Battery committed against anyone serious, and there can certainly be consequences if the victim presses charges. However, if your victim is a peace officer – which may include a police officer, lifeguard, search and rescue personnel, EMT, paramedic, doctor or nurse, traffic cop, animal control officer, firefighter, or service processor – the punishment will be […]

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How to Defend an Indecent Exposure Charge in California

January 7, 2020

Indecent exposure, also known as public nudity, is illegal in the state of California. Defendants of this crime may face serious penalties if convicted, including mandatory registration as a sex offender. Although the crime is as serious as the charges, if you’re being accused of engaging in indecent exposure, there are some legal ways you […]

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Are You a Registered Sex Offender in California? You May Need a Defense Attorney

December 24, 2019

After committing a certain sex crime in California, the accused individual – once proven guilty – is required under Megan’s Law to register as a sex offender. Once registered, the public has access to a free, online database where they are usually provided with the full name, picture, home address, crime(s) committed, and sometimes other […]

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How to Protect Yourself if You’ve Been Accused of Assault in California

December 18, 2019

Assault is no laughing matter. Those convicted of assault (Penal Code 240 PC Assault) in the state of California are subject to summary probation, up to six months in county jail, and/or a maximum fine of $1,000. However, just because you’ve been accused of or even already proven guilty of committing assault against another person […]

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The Differences Between Manslaughter and Murder by California Definition

December 6, 2019

Although they are sometimes used interchangeably by the general public, manslaughter and murder are not one and the same. It’s true that both are considered very serious crimes and are generally closely related. It’s also true that both manslaughter and murder involve the death of a human being. But what’s are the differences between the […]

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Don’t Represent Yourself in a Homicide Case, Get the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in California

November 29, 2019

Statistics show that the violent crime rate in the city of Los Angeles has been declining. From 1980 to 2013, the violent crime rate went from 34.2 per 100,000 population to 6.3 per 100,000 population. While the rate is certainly improving, as long as there is a crime rate at all, crime will always be […]

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Why You Need a Gang Related Crimes Defense Attorney in Los Angeles

November 26, 2019

Gang-related activity comes in many different forms. Extortion, kidnapping, rape, violence, and homicide are all offenses that might have correlations with gang affiliation, whether directly or indirectly. With how serious many gang-related crimes are, it’s no surprise that the consequences are equally as daunting. If you have been recently arrested for gang-related activity in or […]

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