San Jose Criminal Law Blog

3 Consequences of a California Domestic Violence Conviction

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A California domestic violence conviction could have serious consequences. Depending on the charge and the defendant’s prior offenses, court penalties could vary. However, after court penalties are completed, a domestic violence conviction could unfortunately follow a defendant into other parts of his or her life. Consequence #1: You Could Lose Your Gun Rights Under the … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Avoid a California DUI This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is a wonderful time for reunions, celebrations and new beginnings with friends and family. Alcohol happens to be one of the things Americans celebrate with. However, drinking responsibly is important if you plan to drive home after an event. Unfortunately, a DUI could impact more than just your holiday. It could impact … Continue reading

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What Is the Purpose of California’s Three Strikes Law?

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The state of California has a three strikes sentencing law that relates to the state’s criminal justice system. Enacted in 1994, California decided to create a new set of sentencing regulations that would specify what would happen to criminals who have committed multiple crimes. The Three Strikes law’s purpose is to discourage people from executing … Continue reading

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