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How to Get Your Criminal Record Sealed in California

How to Get Your Criminal Record Sealed in California

There is a common misconception that a criminal conviction is a black cloud that hovers over one’s head for the remainder of his or her life. However, the truth is it is possible to put a criminal conviction in the past through a sealing of one’s criminal […]

Felony Vandalism Charge in California

Felony Vandalism Charge in California

When the subject of vandalism comes up, the average person pictures an unruly teenager tagging the side of a public building or a train car with graffiti. In reality, vandalism extends well beyond spray painting others’ property. Though few know it, vandalism has the potential to be a felony. If you […]

Warrantless Searches in California

Warrantless Searches in California

According to the U.S. Constitution, the government cannot abuse its power and conduct a warrantless search of your personal property. The country’s founders had the foresight to know that no member of law enforcement should have too much power over a person.

You must know your rights when it comes to warrants […]

How to Fight a Hit and Run Charge in California

How to Fight a Hit and Run Charge in California?

If a driver collides with another motorist, pedestrian or another object, they have a responsibility to stop and check-in with anyone else involved. Failing to do so can have serious criminal consequences in California.

Knowingly driving away from the scene of an accident is more than […]

Criminal Defense Strategies if Your Accomplice Testifies

California Criminal Defense Strategies if Your Accomplice Testifies Against You

According to California Penal Code 31, an accomplice is a person who aids, abets or encourages someone to take part in a crime. The accomplice operates under the intent that the person commits the crime.

So what happens […]

Is Vandalism a Felony in California?

Can Vandalism Be a Felony Offense in California?

Vandalism seems so common, especially when you’ve driven through some of the more populated areas of California. Oakland, San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, and many other areas are riddled with graffiti, boarded-up businesses, and more. However, many commonplace vandalism charges are felony offenses. It’s difficult to realize how […]

California Gang Sentencing Enhancement Law

California Gang Sentencing Enhancement Law

california gang sentencing enforcement lawCalifornia street gangs have been a problem for a while. Not only are they present in Oakland, Los Angeles, and other major areas of the state, they’re found nearly everywhere. But the high volume of people with a gang […]

California Drug Cultivation – Charges for Drug Manufacturing

California Drug Cultivation – Charges for Drug Manufacturing

drug cultivationOn a very general level, manufacturing drugs is illegal. However, within California, the list of controlled substances, and the leeway that local law enforcement gives in some situations but not others makes charges for drug manufacturing confusing. There are […]

The Rush To Judgment of the Accused

The Rush To Judgment of the Accused

rush to judgmentWhen people across the US were glued to their TVs last year during the Senate confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, they were transfixed by stories of rape accusations. Don’t worry, we are not going to get […]

California Teacher Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

California Teacher Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

California Teacher Accused of Sexual Exploitation of a MinorWe are learning about the case of a former music teacher who has been charged with multiple crimes against children. These charges also include the production of child pornography. The […]

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