stoned Drug-related charges
March 21, 2019

The Legal Consequences of Driving Stoned in California

As the laws revolving around marijuana have relaxed significantly in California, it is jarring to think of people who have been or were in prison for many years after a…
shoplifting Shoplifting
March 20, 2019

Shoplifting May Point to Mental Health Issues

Even the smallest of ‘innocuous’ actions can be considered—and are—shoplifting. That tiny something at the dollar store? The sugary treat your little one ate out of the candy bin while…
first time offense DUI DUI DefenseUncategorized
March 19, 2019

How Much is a First Offense DUI Going to Cost Me?

You may have heard that even a first offense DUI will cost you $10,000 by the time you are finished with the ordeal. While being arrested and convicted for driving…
white collar crimes Uncategorized
March 18, 2019

The Five Most Common White Collar Crimes in the US

You may have pictured white collar crimes as normally restricted to wealthy citizens who got caught with their hands in the cookie car—and white collar prisons as gated country clubs;…
domestic violence arrest Domestic Violence
March 17, 2019

Did You Get Played? The Domestic Violence Arrest Can Be Confusing

If you have been accused of domestic abuse, you may be in a very confusing situation after a domestic violence arrest. While such instances can be terrifying for the victim,…
defining domestic violence Domestic Violence
March 15, 2019

Defining Domestic Violence—and How the Laws May Affect You in an Altercation

Being arrested can be a difficult experience, along with defining domestic violence in the face of an altercation which may have escalated and become not only out of control, but…
marijuana laws Drug-related charges
March 14, 2019

California: Will New Marijuana Laws Allow My Record to Be Expunged?

Perspective on marijuana has changed enormously in the past two decades, especially with legalization of medical marijuana and now the emergence of legalized recreational marijuana, with clean-cut dispensaries and ‘budtenders’…
gang members Gang-related crimes
March 13, 2019

Parents of Gang Members: Understand What Consequences Your Minor Child Could Face

While California is lauded as an incredible place to live for so many reasons, with beauty in scenery, architecture (movie stars!), and a laid-back lifestyle topping the list, there are…
stalking Domestic Violence
March 12, 2019

Domestic Violence in California: What Constitutes Stalking?

Stalking has become a much more common word these days describing the advances of an unwanted suitor—or any individual—and especially with the freedom afforded by the internet to find out…
interlock ignition device DUI Defense
March 11, 2019

After the DUI: Living with an Interlock Ignition Device

If you were convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) once, or on multiple occasions, you may have been doubtful that you were ever going to get your license back—even…