Top Five Reasons to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Obviously, people who face criminal charges have a lot on their plate. For instance, the outcome of a criminal case could have life-altering implications. On top of this, you are probably considering whether you should hire a criminal defense lawyer. Many people decide against obtaining legal representation due to the fear of footing a large […]

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Should I Take the Field Sobriety Test?

We answer questions about California DUIs.

Last month’s blog discussed how marijuana legalization could change DUI stops in California. Field sobriety tests are a method law enforcement may use to determine if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. More can be said about the standardized field sobriety test (SFST) and its weaknesses. Three consecutive tests, which are sanctioned […]

What Are the Consequences of a California Domestic Violence Charge?

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Every domestic dispute case is unique. Therefore, the consequences of a domestic violence offense depend upon a variety of factors. Many offenses could be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, which would result in different penalties. Determination is based on the circumstances of the situation, whether any injuries occurred, the seriousness of incurred injuries and […]

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Common Mistakes People Make After Being Pulled Over by the Police

Don't make these traffic stop mistakes.

Being pulled over by the police can be a scary experience. Recent news stories do not help how the public perceives traffic stops. For instance, there was that one recent story in New Jersey where police pulled over a young man and performed a cavity search for marijuana. Most traffic stops are not this eventful. […]

Your Rights When Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges

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Defending yourself against domestic violence charges can be difficult. However, you do have certain rights and options that may help you throughout the process. First and foremost, you should get in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney for assistance in building your case. After that, it may be helpful to familiarize yourself with the […]

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