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What is the Child Abuse Central Index? 

The Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) was created by the California state legislature as a tool to help state and local agencies uphold the health and safety of children in California.  Notably, the Index is recurrently updated with thousands of new names every year, and the info that goes into the CACI database is entirely [...]

2019-10-15T23:08:55+00:00October 15th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Steps to Take If You Believe Your Rights Were Violated

Being arrested and charged with a crime can have far-reaching consequences on your life. Apart from the potential jail term or fine, you may have problems getting a job in future, particularly if you're charged with a felony.  Nonetheless, people charged with crimes have a right to a free and fair trial, as well as [...]

2019-09-30T21:59:12+00:00September 17th, 2019|Criminal Law|

The Ins and Outs of Armed Robbery Charges

Incidents of armed robbery in the US are still considerably higher compared to the rest of the first world countries. National statistics put the number of armed robberies that occurred in 2018 at slightly over 121,000, with targets ranging from convenience stores to wealthy people’s houses. […]

2019-09-12T22:51:39+00:00September 11th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Eyewitness Misidentifications & Wrongful Convictions  

An eyewitness account is one of the most reliable methods of settling cases. However, there have been instances where innocent people are wrongfully convicted based on testimony presented against them by eyewitnesses.  It is therefore vital to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help scrutinize witness accounts and any other evidence brought against you.  [...]

2019-08-20T23:14:54+00:00August 20th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Miranda Rights Overview

If you are a fan of police dramas or law TV series, then you’ve probably heard the line, “You have to remain silent…,” playing out so many times. This phrase normally pops up when an officer arrests a suspect. These words are a tidbit of what we call, “Miranda Rights.” Unfortunately, most people do not [...]

2019-08-13T22:56:01+00:00August 10th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|

Police Interrogations FAQ

If you ever find yourself being questioned or interrogated by the police, you need to be aware of all your applicable rights. You also need to know what you should or shouldn’t disclose to them. This helps to avoid self-incrimination or violation of your rights, which is a common occurrence in most police investigations. In [...]

2019-07-27T00:21:45+00:00July 26th, 2019|Criminal Law|

What is Drugged Driving?

All forms of intoxicated driving are against the law in California, whether a motorist is impaired from alcohol, marijuana, an illegal substance, over-the-counter, or legal prescription drug. Unlike the breathalyzer devices used to measure alcohol intoxication, there is no other suitable and convenient device that allows law enforcement officers test motorists who are highly suspected [...]

2019-06-15T00:34:52+00:00June 13th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|

How To Protect Yourself From a Violation of Your Probation

If you've currently found yourself facing a conviction as a result of a violation of your probation, we highly advise seeking the legal counsel of a probation violation attorney. Regardless of why you are serving a probation term, we do not believe you deserve this form of punishment due to a minor infraction as a [...]

2019-05-17T22:08:05+00:00May 17th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Criminal Assault: Things You Should Know

Criminal assault is a form of crime defined by the Federal government and state legislatures. There are 3 primary forms of criminal assault that constitute a criminal offense, though the definition can vary from state to state. They are: assault, assault and battery, and aggravated assault. Criminal Assault Criminal assault is usually defined deliberate act [...]

2019-04-30T23:33:29+00:00April 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Top 10 Things Not To Do If You’re Arrested

No one wants to get arrested, but it happens. People get arrested for different reasons. If you get arrested, you do not want to make dumb mistakes that could get you into more trouble or get you hurt. These include a lot of things, and we've summed up a few of them today. Read our [...]

2019-04-23T16:22:03+00:00April 16th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|