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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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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