Choosing the Right Criminal Defense Attorney for You

Being accused of a crime can be devastating for your reputation. It can cause you to lose job opportunities, ruin your relationships with friends and family, and make you feel as if no one is on your side. If you have been charged with a crime, it is important to hire a criminal defense attorney Read More…


Domestic Violence: What It Is and Its Potential Consequences

An allegation of domestic violence is a serious one. It can damage your reputation within your community, your business, and your family. Should you be facing such charges, it is important to consult with a criminal defense attorney who is experienced in handling domestic violence cases. Your attorney will analyze your case, give you options Read More…


Importance of Legal Representation in DUI cases

The state of California takes DUI offences seriously. In 2007, approximately 200,000 DUI arrests were made in California where a blood alcohol content of at least 0.01% is already sufficient for a young driver to get into legal trouble. Certain factors such as your metabolism can affect the outcome of a chemical test. It is, Read More…


Defenses in California Drug Related Crimes

The FBI reported an estimated 1.5 million arrests in the United States in 2011. In California, it is illegal to possess, sell or transport prohibited substances under both Federal and state law. Mere possession is enough to get you into legal trouble. If you are charged with possession of drugs and other drug related crimes, Read More…


Defense for Gun Crime Charges in California

The United States has a high gun ownership rate, with an estimated 89 guns for every 100 Americans. In 2011, FBI data showed that approximately 68% of murders reported to law enforcement agencies in the US were caused by firearms. Of all the states, California had the highest number of murder by firearm in 2011. Read More…


Anti-Paparazzi Law Unconstitutional

In 2012, David Kestenbaum filed a lawsuit challenging an anti-paparazzi law that was passed in California in 2010. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a photographer, Paul Raef, who was charged with causing a car accident in which a high profile celebrity, Justin Bieber, was involved. Mr. Kestenbaum believes that the law is unconstitutional. Read More…


Making a Criminal Record "Disappear"

Being convicted of a crime is devastating enough without having to deal with the long lasting effects of it. This includes the crime being revealed on things such as background checks when you apply for jobs. This may be embarrassing and prevent you from bettering your career. It can also subject you to unnecessary social Read More…


How to Defeat a Shoplifting Charge

Oftentimes individuals are charged with shoplifting when they haven’t actually stolen something from a store. This can be frustrating, especially because a charge like this – and a possible conviction – can affect your future. Thankfully, there are ways to defend against shoplifting charges. The first and best defense is to hire an experienced criminal Read More…


Actor Wants to Join Police Force, Seeks Expungement

Hollywood action star Mark Wahlberg wants to join the police force as a reservist but faces a legal obstacle due to a felony conviction in 1998. The actor was convicted for an assault felony involving up two men and leaving one partially blind. In California, a convicted felon is not allowed to handle guns, which Read More…


Importance of Legal Representation for Man Accused of Marijuana Cultivation

Police officers reportedly found a marijuana cultivation operation in Pomona after following a tip on its location. Police allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the establishment that they were watching, and this formed the basis of a search warrant. The warrant was served on a 35-year-old man, who police claimed was the leader of a large Read More…