Ever since the days of the O.J. Simpson case, domestic violence penalties have become stiffer and the consequences more severe. We have posted here many such celebrity incidents. However, except for the high profile nature of celebrity defendants, many ofContinue reading Accused of Domestic Violence? Get a Lawyer!
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
According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the woman who accused football player Jonathan Taylor of domestic violence has recanted her story. As a result, she has been charged by law enforcement with false reporting. Dismissal from the Team Just before theContinue reading Charged with Making False Domestic Violence Accusations
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
There’s a good reason that domestic violence allegations are take seriously. But what happens to those wrong accused? Domestic Violence According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence, every year more than 1 million women are victimized by an intimateContinue reading Defending Domestic Violence Allegations
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”?
A bail amount is set in order to ensure that a defendant returns to court and obeys the condition of his or her release while waiting for a trial date. After the case has ended, a bail is no longerContinue reading How Does Bail Work?
As 2014 drew to a close, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck revealed some very different “year-end statistics” regarding crime in LA. While for over a decade there have been big drops in crime, it seems that the numbersContinue reading 2014: A Rise in LA Crime
The title of “domestic violence” can be applied to many things. Sometimes things spin out of control – small arguments between spouses or family members can lead to unintended injuries and consequences. While a call to the police might addressContinue reading Legal Authority Over Domestic Violence Cases