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Assault vs Battery | What Is The Difference?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 8, 2022

It is vital to grasp the distinction between assault and battery charges. If you are wrongfully accused of either crime, you will know your rights by reading this article. If you need legal assistance with your assault or battery charge, call our esteemed law firm now! Our experienced criminal defense attorney will educate you about […]

How Long Does a Felony Stay on Your Record?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 8, 2022
In the United States, felonies are considered serious crimes and have harsher punishments. A felony conviction can have lasting consequences for an individual's life, including being unable to obtain employment in particular fields or obtaining a professional license. This article discusses how long a felony conviction stays on your record and what necessary steps you [...]

Escorting vs. Prostitution: What’s The Difference?

Rabin Nabizadeh
December 10, 2021
Escort service and prostitution are often used interchangeably, but they have differences. Escorting is legal in some places and illegal in others. But, it's hard to know where you stand in a legal sense when offering these services. It can be even more difficult if your business spans many jurisdictions. On the other hand, prostitution [...]

Can A Lawyer Really Help With DUI?

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 14, 2021

Facing DUI charges can put yourself and your future in jeopardy as it can result in severe consequences, especially when someone was injured as a result. DUI or driving under the influence was a relatively minor offense before, and DUI cases rarely made the news. And the penalties were limited to DUI classes and fines. […]

What Happens To Your Possessions When You Go To Jail?

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 14, 2021

It’s tough to go to prison or be put to jail. The hassle and everything in between can shred significant amounts of time outside preparing for what will happen to your money, bills, possessions, and other concerns. However, even though you are inside the prison, your financial obligations won’t go away. On top of that, […]

How Long After An Accident Can I Be Charged With A DUI?

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 14, 2021

Find out how long after an accident you can be charged with a DUI. Are there time limits on when a person can be charged with the crime of Driving Under the Influence? Time moves fast when you are having fun. One after another, you take shots trying to catch up with the euphoria in […]

SB 384 and the Tier system of sex offender registration.

Rabin Nabizadeh
January 28, 2021

As of January 1, 2021, SB 384 has amended Penal Code section 290 to allow for a tiered system in which sex offender registrants will register either for 10 years, 20 years or life. This replaces the Draconian system in which any sex offense led to an automatic life-time sex offender registration. The Tiers TIER […]

White Collar Crime in Cities Across the U.S.

Rabin Nabizadeh
November 18, 2019

White-collar crimes, or business crimes, are one of the many categories of crime that we defend at Summit Defense. The FBI characterizes white-collar crime as crimes committed by business and government professionals. The motivation behind these crimes is financial, specifically to obtain or avoid losing money, property, or services or to secure a personal or […]

A Look at the Number of Private Prisons Across the U.S.

Rabin Nabizadeh
September 9, 2019
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The existence of private prisons is a highly debated subject in the U.S. today. And while we are not going to get into the specifics of the debate, we did want to provide more insight into the presence of private prisons around the country. To do that, we conducted research to learn where the highest […]

Most Popular True Crime Documentary By State

Rabin Nabizadeh
May 24, 2019
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These are the Most Searched True Crime Documentaries in Every State There are new true crime documentaries premiering on networks like Netflix, HBO, and Hulu all the time. Documentaries like ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘Abducted in Plain Sight’ have viewers buzzing. We all have our own opinions on who really killed Teresa Halbach or why […]