The superior Court Professional Employees Association has threatened to mount a strike starting August 15, 2016. In fact, on August 1, 2016, 140 clerks called in to the court to say they would be late to work. The strikers are demanding better pay as they can’t keep up with the cost of living in Santa Clara county. Should the planned strike come to be, criminal defendants should expect delays in arraignments, bail hearings and other crucial tasks before the court. As such, our criminal defense attorneys are watching this unfortunate development and making adjustments to our schedule. More will be revealed.
Driving under the influence (DUI) is a major offense in San Jose. If you’ve been arrested for a DUI, you might be worried about the future of your driver’s license. Following a DUI arrest, you might be wondering what to do next. Knowing your rights and the next steps can significantly impact the outcome of […]
Navigating the complexities of criminal law in San Jose can be confusing. Many residents often have questions about their rights, the legal process, and the consequences of a criminal charge. Fortunately, understanding these topics is easier with the correct information. At Summit Defense, our criminal defense lawyers are here to help you. Every criminal offense is […]
Being charged with a DUI in California is a serious matter. If you get convicted of a DUI, you spend time in jail, have your license suspended or revoked, and face significant fines and other penalties. A DUI conviction will also appear on your records, which might make it hard for you to secure housing […]