Criminal Defense

What Juvenile Justice Reforms Has California Taken

What Reforms Has California Made Towards Juvenile Justice?

In recent years, many laws have been passed in the state of California to reform the way the criminal justice system works for residents accused of crimes. California legislators believe that all individuals who are held within the criminal justice system could be subject to abuse which is why working with the system to make it fairer is necessary. [...]

What Are Your Rights After A San Diego Arrest

What Are Your Rights After A San Diego Arrest?

If you find yourself in a situation where you know the law is going to be involved, it isn’t uncommon to want to run so you can avoid legal repercussions. This is never a good idea. These incidents are intimidating and overwhelming but for some, they do happen. What exactly should you do when if you are in a [...]

Alcohol Abuse and Criminal Charges Among 12 to 20-Year-Olds in California

Moving Forward After a Minor in Possession of Alcohol Charge in San Diego

When an individual under the age of 21-years-old is found to be in possession of an alcoholic beverage in the state of California, the charges against them can vary. While the charges may be similar in any given case, there are three common types of MIP regulations that you need to consider first in order to better understand the [...]

Falsely Accused of a Violent Crime in California

Falsely Accused of a Violent Crime in California

The majority of the population will agree that violent crimes are generally among the most unforgivable, and chances are high that no matter who is selected, all jurors will represent that population. Of course, not all cases are black and white. We understand that, for many reasons, the emotional clout associated with violent crimes often makes victims out of [...]

Criminal Defense Options Following a Domestic Violence Charge

Criminal Defense Options Following a Domestic Violence Charge

There is never a winner when it comes to violent crimes. However, there are always two sides to every story. To say that each person ever charged with domestic violence in California is unequivocally guilty is a gross exaggeration. Oftentimes, our emotions are pushed to unimaginable limits, and after being hit with a domestic violence charge, there is no [...]

Your Legal Options for a California Juvenile Crimes Defense

Your Legal Options for a California Juvenile Crimes Defense

It’s no secret that, as minors, we often make a lot of mistakes. While some are clearly worse than others, there is no doubt that one wrong decision can have serious legal and financial repercussions. Property crimes, graffiti, trespassing, and even violent crimes are generally among the most common, and finding the right California juvenile crimes defense attorney can [...]

Understanding Vehicular Homicide Defense in California

Understanding Vehicular Homicide Defense in California

The word “homicide” carries extremely negative connotations along with it and for very good reason. As defined by law, an act of homicide occurs when one person takes another person’s life, and it is often difficult to imagine a more horrendous crime. Of course, not all homicides are committed with intent, particularly those which are caused by an intoxicated [...]

Burglary, Robbery, & Theft in California

Being charged with the crimes of burglary, robbery, or theft in the State of California are serious offenses. Each of these charges carries fines and the possibility of jail time. If you or someone you know is in the San Diego area and has been charged with any of the preceding charges, you need to seek the advice of [...]

When a Fight Becomes Assault and Battery

When a Fight Becomes Assault and Battery

Becoming engaged in a physical altercation is a risky debacle. Physical violence can happen in an instant, and at times, you may not have a choice but to become a part of such a situation. If you feel that you are threatened, you have every legal right to prevent bodily harm from coming to yourself or a loved one. [...]

Your Legal Options for a California Juvenile Crimes Defense

Types of Pleas in Criminal Cases

Having criminal charges levied against you can be emotionally and financially draining. In a criminal case, the government brings to bear all of its resources to ensure that you are punished in a court of law. Conveying your innocence and protecting your rights is the job of your counsel. Despite the intimidating nature of this situation, you do have [...]