When You Are Not the Father, But You Are the Suspect

January 10th, 2023 by

Using genealogical research in solving crimes has become the new go-to for law enforcement agencies worldwide. When a suspect in a decades-old murder case is finally apprehended and brought to trial, the entire community, often the entire world, breathes a sigh of relief. Justice has finally been served. But how just is a criminal prosecution […]

Marsy’s Law: Vague Legislation and the Deprivation of Constitutional Rights

January 10th, 2023 by

As a nation, we tend to react universally to particular catchphrases and soundbites. One term that gets our collective hackles up is the word “victim.” Everyone wants to support and appear sympathetic to the victim; no one wants to seem judgmental of a victim. We have gotten so adept at our collective tiptoeing that we […]

9 Steps in a Criminal Defense Case

October 5th, 2022 by

If you’re in a situation where you are facing criminal charges, the criminal process can be confusing. The justice system has specific steps they follow. Whether federal or state, the prosecuting attorney has the challenge of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. That means obtaining an attorney from a reputable law firm that understands the […]

How Much Is a DUI in California?

October 5th, 2022 by

A little night out with your friends is fine. A little sip of party bourbon won’t cause anyone any trouble. However, when all that little moments of sipping drinks add up, it could end up in a disaster. Dealing with a DUI conviction is not easy, and it could even cost you thousands of penalty […]

When Is It Considered Domestic Violence

October 4th, 2022 by

Domestic violence is the attempt to gain power over and control another human within the household through a wide range of abusive behavior. Domestic violence can happen to anyone, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, class, education, etc. It often involves physical abuse, and other types of abuse as well. Abusive relationships are too common, […]

California Sex Offender Laws

October 4th, 2022 by

Are you concerned about California sex offender laws? If you’re visiting this page, you likely have an important reason why you need to view this information. Maybe a friend was just convicted of a sex offense, or others accused you of a sex crime. Perhaps you have children and want the most updated and relevant […]

What Happens at the DMV Hearing for DUI?

August 31st, 2022 by

A DUI criminal charge is a heavy indictment requiring several hearings, court appearances, and permissions, including one with the DMV. Even if you are not officially found guilty of a DUI, the DMV in California can suspend your license. You can challenge this license suspension by asking the DMV to hold an administrative proceeding. Given […]

Is Resisting Arrest a Felony?

August 22nd, 2022 by

When state law enforcement suspects someone of a crime and decides to arrest them, they may attempt to resist. But is resisting arrest a felony? In general, yes, it is a crime to suppress an arrest. Resisting an arrest is a form of obstruction of justice, a serious offense. The penalty for resisting arrest varies […]

What Can I Expect After Being Arrested for a DUI in California?

April 7th, 2022 by
A DUI charge is a severe criminal offense in California. DUI arrests take away a massive part of your driving privilege and could tarnish your reputation. Prior DUI convictions can inflict further damage to your career opportunities, driving rights, and immigration status. This blog will go over what you must expect when facing DUI charges. [...]

How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record in California?

April 7th, 2022 by
DUI cases may stay on your criminal record forever. The United States sees DUI as a serious traffic crime punishable with grave penalties. Fighting your way through a DUI case is a challenging task. But, it doesn't mean you can't do anything about it. There are legal options available for you, depending on the nature [...]