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 […]
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Wiretap of of high profile government officials has been a hot topic in the news lately. The power of the federal government agents ability to get a federal judge to sign off on a wiretap is unnerving, especially when the judge assumes the affidavit of the federal agent contains truthful information. These are usually seen
Now that the inauguration is over and President Trump is busy fulfilling his campaign promises, criminal protesting is in full swing. The inauguration itself has led to an escalation of hate that has caused such a division in America, there is no telling if and when this will end. The democrats and their supporters are
Having a talented criminal defense attorney on your side when you are charged with a criminal offense is invaluable. You have someone who knows how to work with the system and mount a defense for you in order to ensure that you get the best possible outcome. Each attorney comes with their own set of
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 though
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.
Plainly defined, mortgage fraud occurs when you falsely prepare, submit or even simply participate in the submission of documents that support a mortgage or loan application that a financial institution relies upon to loan funds.
“Mistakes – call them unexpected learning experiences.” ― Richard Bach There are certain situations where you may not be held liable for a crime that you have committed. Yes, you read that correctly, in some cases you can break the law and not be held responsible. These cases are few and far
You never thought you would be in this situation… arrested, booked into jail, released on bail, and now fighting criminal charges. Right now you may be sitting in your house wondering what you are supposed to do now. You’ve never been in trouble before especially not arrested, and have no idea who to call
Criminal defenses Any reputable criminal defense attorney knows how important it is to assess a client’s criminal case for any potential legal defenses to the crime(s) being charged. There are specific defenses that are in the California criminal jury instructions (CALCRIM) that lay out all available affirmative defenses for crimes. Two of the most common