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
Have a Teen? Then You Should Have a Criminal Defense Lawyer
A criminal defense lawyer, for your teen? It might sound a little bit crazy. Here’s why it’s not. Raising a Teen in 2015 When raising a teen in this media-saturated world it can sometimes seem as if the loving childContinue reading Have a Teen? Then You Should Have a Criminal Defense Lawyer
Underage DUI Charges
According to authorities, five people were injured, two critically, early Tuesday morning during a suspected DUI crash that involved multiple cars. The driver of the alleged responsible car is 19. DUI Accident Just after midnight Van Nuys police were called toContinue reading Underage DUI Charges
What It Means to Violate Parole
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
What Does “Indictment” Mean?
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?
What’s an “Arraignment”?
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”?
How Does Bail Work?
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?
Comparing Adult Crime and Juvenile Crime
There are numerous differences between the how the criminal justice system handles adult crime and how it handles juvenile crime. Differences Between Adult Crime and Juvenile Crime Systems While adults are prosecuted for “committing crimes,” juveniles are prosecuted for “delinquentContinue reading Comparing Adult Crime and Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Crimes Court
Juvenile crimes are essentially crimes committed by a person under the age of 18. If your child has been accused of committing a juvenile crime and is facing a trial, here are some things to expect. Case Referred to JuvenileContinue reading Juvenile Crimes Court
What Happens When Your Child Is Arrested?
You assume your son is playing with some friends. And then you get a call – from the police – saying your child has been arrested. What should you do next? Child Arrested Juvenile crime is just like any otherContinue reading What Happens When Your Child Is Arrested?