Blog Posts in 2015

How Do Officers Determine "Marijuana DUI" in California?

As marijuana laws continue to change and develop in California, understanding what constitutes as Marijuana DUI can be difficult. How do police officers legally determine if a driving is under the ...
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What Should I Do if I'm Arrested for Soliciting a Prostitute?

Sex crime charges are some of the most serious offenses an individual can face. Having a sex crime conviction on your record can damage your reputation, ruin your career, and cost you your freedom. ...
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San Diego County Sheriff's Department Hit with $20 Million Suit

As a business many on vacation at Harrah’s Southern California Resort Hotel, Joven J. never expected to endure the incident that he did on his stay. After getting into a disagreement with ...
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California's Prop 47 Brings Controversial Opinions to the Surface

Recent coverage of California's Proposition 47 has left a confusing image in some people's minds. An article in the Washington Post highlighted the life of one man who has been in and out of ...
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New California Law Requires Warrant for Cell Phone Searches

As technology continues to develop, the laws that monitor the use of this technology must also develop. Sadly, California has remained far behind in this area for the last several years. Laws on how ...
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North County Jury Deliberates Over Wife's Murder Retrial

On the morning of August 7 of 2012, an argument broke out between Julie H. and her husband, Jason. There in the couple's master bedroom, Julie claims she feared so much for her safety that she ...
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Third DUI Offense Penalties

Being charged with a third DUI is a serious offense. After a 3 rd DUI, a judge tends to be harsher with the penalties imposed to the defendant. For this reason, it is crucial to retain a Criminal ...
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Drug Trafficking Charges in California

In California, as in other states throughout the nation, drug crimes are punished severely. Trafficking is no exception. This offense, though closely associated with other drug crimes, is often ...
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What Should I Do If I Have a Warrant?

Discovering that you have an active warrant can be terrifying, especially if you don't know the reason for the warrant. Whatever the reason your warrant has been issued, it is important that you ...
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Wet Reckless Vs. DUI

"Wet reckless" is a reduced charge associated with DUI charges. It is defined as reckless driving involving alcohol. Typically, this type of charge is given for a more mild offense and is ...
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Do I Have to Talk to the Police After my Arrest?

So you've been arrested-now what? After an arrest, you may be facing an overwhelming and intimidating situation. It is crucial to understand your rights and practice them to the fullest extent ...
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Avoiding DUI after the Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is a day filled with potlucks, drinks, and of course, football. After all the festivities subside, many individuals don't realize how much they have had to drink, unknowingly ...
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