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Understanding Criminal Arraignment Hearings in California

Arraignments are usually the first step in a criminal case. A defendant’s arraignment hearing, the judge will notify the defendant of their criminal charges and explain their statutory and constitutional rights. Subsequently, the defendant is offered the opportunity to enter their plea of guilty, not guilty, or no contest. Pleading “No Contest” means that you […]

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Criminal Defense Law of Domestic Violence Charges in San Jose

Criminal Defense Law of Domestic Violence Charges in San Jose The California legislature enacted domestic violence laws in California to afford special protections to people who are or were in close, personal relationships. People in close relationships are particularly susceptible to abuse, retribution, manipulation, and bullying. The generic term domestic violence in California, therefore, refers […]

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Understanding the Differences Between Sting Operations and Entrapment

Understanding the Differences Between Sting Operations and Entrapment If you have ever seen a television show like Undercover Stings or To Catch a Predator, you may have wondered about the legality of such operations. In the show To Catch a Predator, for example, adults pretend to be teenagers or children online in order to lure […]

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How to Handle False Accusations of Child Abuse

How to Handle False Accusations of Child Abuse Many people consider child abuse to be one of the most heinous crimes a person can commit. Of course, not everyone who is accused of abusing a child is actually guilty of this act. Unfortunately, vengeful ex-spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends, and others may accuse a person of […]

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Possession of Prescription Drugs Charges in California

Possession of Prescription Drugs Charges in California For many, the use of prescription pain medication can mean the difference between living in excruciating pain and living a relatively normal life. However, there are also serious concerns about the illegal use of such medication. The number of Americans who died from drug overdoses has doubled in […]

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What You Should Know About Your Miranda Rights

What You Should Know About Your Miranda Rights You may know that you have the right to remain silent if you are ever arrested, but do you know what you have that right or why you were reminded about it? If you are not sure, you are not alone. There are many misunderstandings and misconceptions […]

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What to Do If You Have Been Falsely Accused of Assault Charges

What to Do If You Have Been Falsely Accused of Assault Charges The law exists to protect people. Unfortunately, sometimes individuals misuse the legal system in order to ruin someone‚Äôs life through false allegations. If you have been falsely accused of assault and/or battery in California, you may be completely unsure of what to do […]

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Minors Who Get into Fights Can Be Charged with Assault and Battery

Minors Who Get into Fights Can Be Charged with Assault and Battery Many adults have memories of fighting with siblings or friends as a child or teenager. However, when schoolyard wrestling escalates into an injury-causing physical altercation, the consequences can be severe. California law considers anyone under the age of 18 a minor, but minors […]

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A Plea Deal Could Limit the Impact of Criminal Penalties

A Plea Deal Could Limit the Impact of Criminal Penalties When you are facing criminal charges, your lawyer is tasked with doing everything possible to assist you in avoiding a conviction. In some cases, however, the evidence against you and the overall circumstances might just be too overwhelming. Or, maybe you actually did commit the […]

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Understanding the Rights of Criminal Defendants

Understanding the Rights of Criminal Defendants In the age of social media, many people are quick to inaccurately conclude that just because someone is accused of a crime, he or she committed the crime. In reality, people are accused of crimes they did not commit all the time. If you or a loved one has […]

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