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A Civil Compromise Allows For The Dismissal Of Misdemeanor Charges

When you are facing criminal charges, it is a difficult time of uncertainty and worry. You probably just wish the whole situation would go away. After all, having a record, even for a misdemeanor, can really mess up your future. What you may not know is that some misdemeanor charges can be dismissed in the …

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Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney

A defense attorney is the defendant’s adviser, guardian, and confidant inside the complicated criminal court system. Defense attorneys are often divided into two categories: court-appointed attorneys, who are publicly funded, and private counsel, who are paid by the client. Some criminal defendants have the financial means to engage a private criminal defense counsel. If a …

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Senate Bill 775 Resentencing

Senate Bill 775 Resentencing of Attempted Murderers

To gain a good understanding of Senate Bill 775 resentencing law, you need to understand the law as written before SB 775. Let’s first take a look at the law that so many were convicted under. Then, we can take a closer look at the changes put into effect as of January 1st, 2022. It …

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Federal Crime Attorney

Tips For Handling Federal Investigations

  In recent years, federal investigations have been targeted at industries and corporations that were once off-limits to US law enforcement agencies. These investigations can take a toll on the people involved if they are not handled correctly. In this article, we explore what you should do when you find yourself the subject of a …

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Criminal Defense Attorney

Conspiracies are popular in everyday life, particularly online, but criminal conspiracies are a completely different beast. Being suspected of plotting to commit a crime may permanently harm a defendant’s reputation, affecting professional opportunities, relationships, and future possibilities.   These charges should never be made lightly, and anybody facing a conspiracy charge should only entrust their …

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Choosing a Criminal Lawyer for Your Business?

Criminal Lawyers For Businesses: Choosing the Best Most business owners feel that employing a business lawyer is a superfluous and threatening cycle. In any case, in our current reality where we see organizations dealing with criminal indictments including corporate obligation, misrepresentation, monetary violations, laborer rights misuses, and others, have a criminal protection legal counselor for …

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How to effectively talk to a Lawyer – Attorney Karren Kenney

Starting to talk to a lawyer? Let’s make this easier and begin with “hello.” Calling an attorney for the first time can be intimidating, unsure, and irritating. It doesn’t need to be, nor should it. This brief article is written that will help you communicate with an attorney for the first time, in a way …

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Don’t Fall Victim and Become a Blind Drug Mule!

What is a blind drug mule?  A “blind drug mule” is a person used by criminals from a Drug Trafficking Organization (“DTO”) to unknowingly transport drugs.  It is a horrifying experience to be used as a blind drug mule and end up with federal criminal charges. Drug smugglers in Mexico are notorious for targeting unsuspected …

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Answering Social Media Ads Can Lead to Federal Drug Smuggling

There is an unprecedented number of people who are falling for fake ads to “make money as a driver” and unknowingly engaging in federal drug smuggling across the U.S. – Mexico border.  These ads are predominantly seen on Facebook and Snapchat.  Remember, if the money seems too good to be true, it is!!  Those who …

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probable cause

Difference Between Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion

By far, the most important concept that we need to explain to clients and their families is probable cause and reasonable suspicion.  The terms are often used interchangeably but they are different. This difference is very important. Criminal charges are the result of investigations. Even those charges that start with an anonymous tip are investigated …

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