Many people are familiar with “assault and battery” through popular television programs such as “Law & Order,” “Boston Legal,” “Suits,” etc. Some people may even believe that assault and battery are one and the same. Not so. It is importantContinue reading Understanding the Difference Between Assault and Battery
The overall Los Angeles crime rate is increasing for the first time in more than a decade and Police Chief Charlie Beck is searching for a way to change that. Increase in Crime Rate Across Los Angeles, violent crime isContinue reading Addressing L.A.’s Rising Crime Rate
A total of 11 Venice High School students, all boys from ages 14 to 17 years old, have been arrested in connection with alleged sex crimes that involve two underage girls. Some of them were taken into custody while onContinue reading Sex Crime Allegations at Venice High School
Former NFL safety, Darren Sharper, faces 33 years in prison for drugging women and sexually assaulting women in four states. He pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona and pleaded no-contest in a California case where he was accused of raping two womenContinue reading Sharper’s Sexual Assault Cases Span Four States
After you are released from prison there is a general period of re-integration referred to as “parole.” During this time, you are expected to comply to certain terms and conditions. If you are found to be in violation of this,Continue reading What It Means to Violate Parole
Authorities are alleging that a drunken passenger assaulted Delta Air Line staff and police at Los Angeles International Airport. The passenger was arrested. Assaulted Airline Staff After allegedly assaulting airline personnel, Lisa Piasecki, 32, from Irwin, North Carolina, was heldContinue reading Arrested For Assaulting Flight Staff
If you have been wrongly accused of assault and/or battery, there are a number of defenses that can be employed to help prove your innocence. Work with an Assault and Battery Defense Attorney Working with a defense attorney will help ensureContinue reading Wrongly Accused of Assault and/or Battery?
You’ve probably heard the word “indictment” on the news or in court shows. But what exactly does it mean? And what does it mean for a person that has been indicted? “Indictment” An indictment is a formal accusation of aContinue reading What Does “Indictment” Mean?
You’ve been arraigned. But what does that mean? Here’s some information about what an arraignment is and what you can expect. What is an Arraignment? An arraignment is the first part of a criminal procedure. It occurs in a courtroomContinue reading What’s an “Arraignment”?
Prosecutors have charged a 30-year-old Newhall man with the sexual assault and murder of his 19-day-old daughter. Missing Daughter Matthew Brendan Warner was arrested less than 12 hours after his daughter was reported missing. Ellorah Rose Warner was taken fromContinue reading Man Arrested for Death and Sexual Assault of Daughter