How Does an Arrest Warrant Get Issued? If you ever find yourself facing a warrant, you may wonder how and why it was issued. In Orange County, the justice system allows for warrants to be issued and here are the different types that are allowed: arrest warrants and bench warrants. Arrest Warrant – Issued at […]
Types of Crimes When someone breaks the law, the level of severity types of crimes that the individual committed in the act, determines what classification of crime the person will face. That category could be one of three types of crimes ranging from least to most serious, which are: Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies.
Recreational use of marijuana has been legal under California law for the past several months. In the excitement of this legalization, many have forgotten to consider that many marijuana-related laws are still on the books. This is true of laws relating to driving after smoking marijuana including pot DUI laws. If you are pulled over
More often than not, a federal investigation is conducted in secret. You may not be aware that you are being investigated by the Feds because their goal is to maintain anonymity throughout their work. The overarching goal of a federal investigation is to get enough incriminating evidence to produce a criminal indictment that will eventually
If you are facing theft charges, a criminal law attorney can help you fight them. “Theft” charges are very common in Orange County, California, with the majority being charged as shoplifting (petty theft). However, there are several other degrees of theft that can potentially result in a substantial prison sentence. It’s important to understand
Crime attorney As a crime attorney, I am often faced with a situation where my client has voluntarily given a statement to the police, and later claims that he was never given his Miranda rights. Although it depends on the circumstances surrounding the questioning, if a person is contacted by the police and voluntarily answers
Criminal court can overwhelming for anyone facing misdemeanor or felony charges, and you need to understand the basics of how the criminal court process works and what to expect even before you hire a criminal lawyer. No matter what type of misdemeanor you may be charged with (DUI, petty theft, domestic violence), the process is