San Jose Criminal Law Blog

What to Know About Alcohol and Drug Arrests for Memorial Day Weekend

In handcuffs after a Memorial Day arrest

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. Despite the shutdowns in effect throughout California, parties, events and small gatherings are likely to happen. Memorial Day Weekend has historically been one of the most dangerous due to instances of alcohol or drug use, and this year is likely to be no different. DUIs and alcohol or drug-related … Continue reading

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Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Arrested for domestic violence in San Jose

Over the past month, most states enacted stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. As coronavirus sweeps across the country, domestic violence cases have increased. For example, the Houston police responded to 300 more domestic violence calls in March than the previous month. Additionally, the North Carolina police saw an 18 percent increase in … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself: How to Preserve Evidence in a DUI Case

Picture of man in handcuffs

When you are stopped under suspicion of DUI, you may expect fair treatment and benefit of the doubt. Unfortunately, that is not always how it works, especially when it comes to drunk driving. There is significant pressure on law enforcement officers to find intoxicated drivers and on prosecutors to convict them. This means that innocent … Continue reading

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