Federal charges If you find yourself in a position where you are facing federal charges in one state but reside in another state, where do you seek legal representation since you will be fighting the charges from out of state? In such a situation, it is important that you hire a federal criminal defense attorney…

Any experienced criminal defense attorney in California who performs trial work knows the value of the jury instruction that discusses the sufficiency of circumstantial evidence, and how important it is to discuss the instruction during jury questioning and in closing argument. Calcrim 224 provides if the evidence presented during the trial creates two reasonable conclusions,…

Manslaughter is no longer considered a crime of violence for purposes of federal sentencing.   In order to decide the amount of time that a person should be sentenced to once they are convicted, the court uses a mechanism called a sentencing guideline. Based on the crime convicted and what the guideline suggests a specific…

State criminal defense Not all lawyers practice all areas of the law.  For example, if someone is charged with a crime, they obviously need to hire a criminal defense attorney. This decision can be challenging if the person is charged in federal court, not in the county state court. Not all criminal defense attorneys in…

The prevalence of guns in the United States is not up for debate anymore – we hear about them in the news on almost a daily basis. The debate for whether or not we should have more restrictive laws for owning and buying a gun continues on with each side weighing in periodically about their…

  Not Remaining Silent You have the right to remain silent when you are arrested. Many people take the first chance they have to explain their situation to whomever will listen and will spill the beans so to speak. This can often be detrimental because the officer will Mirandize the people they arrest and when…

It is a frightening experience when you receive a frightened phone call from your child telling you that they have been arrested or detained under criminal suspicion. Part of you wants yell and scream while the other part of you wants to get ahead of the game and make sure that your child is taken…

 What is a Grand Jury? A grand jury is a set of 16-23 people who hear evidence presented by the prosecutor in a case against the person of interest. These individuals then decide if the evidence and witnesses presented are enough to justify bringing a formal indictment or criminal charges against the defendant in question….

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Tax investigation   Tips for a hiring an attorney for a tax investigation Defending yourself from tax fraud or a tax investigation?  Be careful… Any good steward of personal finances knows their money inside and out. You are on top of the situation, and it almost seems insulting to invite someone into this world. True…

Knowing whether the attorney you have retained is someone who will actually go to trial or someone who will refer you on if the case gets that far takes a simple question before you hand over your money. You want to ask them if they handle trials because you will want the one person who is most familiar with your case and your circumstances to be the one representing you in court.

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