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Limitations of Alcohol Sales in CA

Limitations of Alcohol Sales in CA Limitations of Alcohol Sales in CA For consumers it is fairly cut and dry when you can purchase alcohol, when you are at least the age of 21. But the rules may not be so clear for merchants or business
Posted in Criminal Defense

Petty Theft and Grand Theft

Petty Theft and Grand Theft Petty Theft and Grand Theft Theft is defined as the unlawful taking of somebody else’s property without their permission. In California, theft is divided into two degrees based on the value of the stolen property, type of property, and the
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Protecting Your Rights in Pre-File Investigations

Protecting Your Rights in Pre-File Investigations Protecting Your Rights in Pre-File Investigations A pre-file investigation is when a criminal defense attorney represents a client before formal charges are filed by the prosecutor. The goal of a pre-file is the prevention of criminal charges to be filed against
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Theft a Safe

Theft a Safe Theft a Safe When it comes to theft, penalization depends on the level of the theft and the context of the crime. One form of theft is burglary, which is different from the general forms of theft in California. According
Posted in Criminal Defense

Civil and Criminal Law

Civil and Criminal Law Civil and Criminal Law The major distinction when it comes to the law is deciphering if it’s criminal or civil law. Civil and Criminal Law are two different entities and govern different issues within the law. Most attorneys specialize in
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Aiding and Abetting a Crime In CA

Aiding and Abetting a Crime Aiding and Abetting a Crime In CA In the state of California, if you help, facilitate, or encourage a crime you can be charged. Regardless if you, yourself, committed the crime you can face the exact same punishment as the
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Attempted Murder in California

Attempted Murder in California Attempted Murder in California Murder convictions are varied and are important in regards to sentencing and punishment. Different degrees of murder charges set important standards. It is led to believe that murder only involves death. Even if a victim does
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Plea Bargain in CA for DUI Charge

Plea Bargain in CA for DUI Charge Plea Bargain in CA for DUI Charge When you are facing a driving under the influence charge (DUI) in California you are able to use a plea bargain. A plea bargain can help reduce charges and subsequent sentencing. A defendant
Posted in Criminal Defense, Driving Violations

Illegal Sexual Services

Illegal Sexual Services Illegal Sexual Services California state law considers sexual intercourse and acts of prositution illegal. Penal Code 647b states that illegal sexual services include: soliciting sex work, agreeing to sex work and getting paid or paying for sex work. The law
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Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California Extortion Crime in California Extortion is a common crime that most of us are used to calling “blackmail”. Extortion crime has been popularized in culture by celebrities and well-known people in society. However, the fact of the matter is, everyone
Posted in Criminal Defense, Fraud, Litigation Series, Personal Law