Murder vs Manslaughter

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While murder and manslaughter are different charges, some people may not understand what exactly makes them different from one another. In addition, murder charges are usually defined as first or second-degree depending on the severity of the crime. Manslaughter, on the other hand, can be voluntary or involuntary. The main difference between these two charges […]

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What to Do If You Get Stopped for a DUI

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Most drivers in California have never been stopped for a DUI, which means that many do not know how to properly interact with the police and protect their legal rights. However, you could find yourself in a situation where you are stopped by an officer after having a few drinks with your friends. Although you […]

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What to Ask a Dublin Criminal Defense Attorney During an Initial Consultation

Facing criminal charges is no laughing matter. Both your personal and professional reputations are at stake. It is important that you obtain legal representation as quickly as possible. However, it is possible to make your situation worse by choosing the wrong attorney. Luckily, there are questions you can ask a Dublin criminal defense attorney during […]

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What If I Get Pulled Over and My Passenger Is Drinking?

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Many people are aware that getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol is illegal. But you may have taken on the responsibility of being a designated driver and are taking a friend home as a passenger in your vehicle. If your passenger is drinking an alcoholic beverage while you are driving, you may be fined […]

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What Happens After Being Served With a California Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

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Under California law, you could be served with a restraining order for a multitude of reasons. A domestic violence restraining order is used when there has been alleged abuse from a spouse, former spouse or someone the plaintiff is dating or used to date. It can also be used when there has been alleged abuse […]

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