Hiring a criminal defense attorney may be one of the most important things you do if you are under investigation or charged with criminal conduct. There are a number of crucial questions you should ask any criminal defense attorney priorContinue reading 11 Questions to ask your Criminal Defense Attorney
How to hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
A frequent question I am asked is “what should I look for in a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney?” There are many factors to consider and it can be overwhelming given the stressful time one is going through when inContinue reading How to hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
Facing Multiple DUI Convictions in Los Angeles
Legal Representation Essential if Facing Multiple DUI Convictions If you or a loved one is charged with a DUI and you already have a DUI conviction on your record (or multiple DUI convictions), then it is critical that youContinue reading Facing Multiple DUI Convictions in Los Angeles
Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?
Nearly 55% of Americans drink coffee every single day. Furthermore, the average American consumes 3.1 cups of coffee per day, according to statisticsbrain.com. So, how is it that a California man is facing criminal charges for being “intoxicated” on caffeine?Continue reading Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?
Understanding California Kidnapping Laws
You decide to pick up your kids from your ex-spouse’s home or from school. As you are driving down a Los Angeles city street, a police officer pulls you over and arrests you after an APB was issued stating youContinue reading Understanding California Kidnapping Laws
Marijuana Legalization Having Ripple Effect for Californians Facing Drug Possession Charges
The 2016 election resulted in much more than a new president. Residents of California voted overwhelmingly for Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which legalized possession of marijuana and the use of marijuana for recreationalContinue reading Marijuana Legalization Having Ripple Effect for Californians Facing Drug Possession Charges
New California Law Removes Statute of Limitations for Rape Charges
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation removing California’s 10-year statute of limitations for bringing charges against someone for rape. The legislation, specifically Senate Bill 813 (also known as the Justice for Victims Act), amended the California penal code so thatContinue reading New California Law Removes Statute of Limitations for Rape Charges
Search Warrant Required Before Police Search Smartphones and Laptops
Under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, warrantless searches by the government are restricted. Specifically, the Fourth Amendment states that “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searchesContinue reading Search Warrant Required Before Police Search Smartphones and Laptops
Under Investigation for a Crime? Here’s What to Do.
Be Proactive and Get Legal Help While Under Investigation In certain situations, you may need to speak with an experienced Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer before you are even charged with a crime. This is necessary when a crimeContinue reading Under Investigation for a Crime? Here’s What to Do.
Mandatory (DUI) Ignition Interlock Devices In California
Governor Signs Mandatory Ignition Interlock Bill Into Law If you or a loved one are charged with a DUI, the stakes just went up, making a conviction even more onerous, even for first-time offenders. The California legislature passed a SenateContinue reading Mandatory (DUI) Ignition Interlock Devices In California