Being convicted for committing fraud can have serious, life-altering consequences. The punishments associated with a fraud conviction can include substantial financial penalties, jail time, and probation. Under California law, fraud encompasses several different offenses. It is generally considered to beContinue reading Understanding Fraud Charges
Getting charged with Driving while Under the Influence (DUI) is quite serious and carries significant, potentially life-altering penalties if convicted. If you or a loved one is facing a DUI charge, you need to fight for your rights since aContinue reading Understanding the Penalties Associated with a DUI Conviction
You are driving along Sunset Boulevard when you see a DUI checkpoint ahead. Your mind begins racing. What should you do? As a general rule, law enforcement officers must have probable cause to pull you over and inspect your vehicle.Continue reading DUI Checkpoints: Understanding Your Rights
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
Being accused of a probation violation can have serious consequences. Probation is the equivalent of having an invisible collar around your neck. You are not free to do whatever you like. In fact, probation simply means that a judge determinedContinue reading Accused of a Probation Violation?
If you or a loved one is facing Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Illegal Substance (DUI) charges, do not take them lightly. Do not think that you will receive a slap on the wrist, even if itContinue reading Consequences of a DUI Can Be Steep
Getting charged with a hit-and-run can potentially lead to significant fines and criminal penalties. Those fines and penalties are “enhanced” if you are convicted of a hit-and-run while intoxicated (DUI) and operating a motor vehicle. California law requires you toContinue reading Charged with Hit-and-Run DUI? Understand Your Legal Rights
If you or a loved have been charged with firearm related criminal charges, or are facing criminal charges related to owning or carrying a firearm, do not fight the government alone. The laws surrounding firearms in California are quite confusingContinue reading Fighting Firearm and Related Criminal Charges.
If you or a loved one is facing felony charges or misdemeanor charges in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Encino, or anywhere else in California, you may be confronting a possible conviction that could alter your life permanently. Nevertheless, you mayContinue reading Three Reasons to Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you or a loved one was involved in an incident that resulted in the unlawful killing of a human being, you are likely facing manslaughter charges. However, there are various types of manslaughter charges carrying varying degrees of penalties.Continue reading Understanding Manslaughter Charges in Los Angeles