Monthly Archives: March 2020

What Are Punitive Damages?

What Are Punitive Damages? In a civil case, if the claims of the lawsuit are proven by the plaintiff, they can receive damages. Damages are compensatory or punitive. Under compensatory damages, the plaintiff can receive damages that cover either economic
Posted in Litigation Series

Being Falsely Imprisoned

Being Falsely Imprisoned It is accepted in our society and legal system that individuals have liberty (barring appropriate restrictions). If that liberty were to be violated, there would be consequences. One way of losing your liberty is through being falsely
Posted in Criminal Defense

Committing Theft under False Pretenses

Committing Theft under False Pretenses There are various ways to commit theft and one of those is by stealing from others by false pretenses. What are false pretenses? It means that somehow, you create a false story and the victim
Posted in Criminal Defense

COVID-19 Lockdown in California

COVID-19 Lockdown in California While confirmed cases began increasing a few months ago, the global pandemic due to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, has been seeing a surge in the US. The number of confirmed cases and fatalities continue to
Posted in Uncategorized

Animal Cruelty Punishments in California

Animal Cruelty Punishments in California They often say that dogs are a man’s best friend. Many of us have had pets in our lives or frequently encounter them on the street or with family and friends. However, not all pets
Posted in Criminal Defense, Uncategorized

Appealing a Traffic Case

Appealing a Traffic Case When you make a traffic violation (or receive a ticket for a supposed violation), you will face a traffic case. In California, after receiving a traffic ticket there is a date for you to appear at
Posted in Driving Violations

Having a Juvenile Record in California

Having a Juvenile Record in California In the state of California, those who are minors (under 18 years of age) can be tried for a criminal offence as a juvenile, and not as an adult. The distinction between juvenile and
Posted in Criminal Defense

What Is Discovery

What is an Informal And Formal Discovery What is an Informal And Formal Discovery? This article refers to the process of discovery in civil cases. Discovery is an important legal process that allows all parties to request and gather information.On a case through depositions and exchange of documents.This
Posted in Business Law, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Corporate Law, Litigation Series

Evading Police – What Will Happen?

Evading Police – What Will Happen? Evading Police? Many of our favorite action movies include a scene where multiple police cars chase a suspect down a highway or through a major city center. These scenes seem exciting and packed with
Posted in Litigation Series

Expunge Your DUI Record in California

Expunge Your DUI Record in California Expunge Your DUI Record in California In California, those who are found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs receive a DUI conviction on their criminal record. There are different types of DUIs and they range
Posted in Driving Violations