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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A criminal conviction can wreck your entire life. After a conviction, you may find it difficult to get a job, maintain relationships and even get a loan. With a criminal record, your future is uncertain. That is why it is important to fight criminal charges aggressively from the start. After an arrest, you should call … Continue reading
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
The general definition of a juvenile crime is a crime committed by a person under the age of 18, which is the legal adult age in all US states. The juvenile justice system aims to rehabilitate any juvenile offenders rather than severely punish them. This is what makes juvenile crimes different than adult crimes; these … Continue reading
In the state of California, assault and battery are two different crimes. This does not mean, however, that someone cannot be charged with both assault and battery. Having both charges can be confusing for some individuals, so here is a bit of information to dispel misunderstandings about assault and battery. What Is Assault? In the … Continue reading