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Virginia Louise Landry

Virginia Landry’s Legal Guides

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  • California Plea Bargains: Wet Reckless

    In some cases, where an acquittal is unobtainable, your attorney might pursue the option of a plea bargain involving a wet reckless. As a lesser charge, this has considerable benefits and should be considered as a viable option should the case circumstances warrant it. While you...

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  • Explaining the Difference Between Murder and Manslaughter

    While both are arguably the most severe criminal charge that you could ever find yourself facing, it is important to note that these are two distinct charges with different definitions. In the below article, we will discuss each charge, as well as what makes each one different. ...

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  • Study Assesses the Risks of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

    Studies have long since proven that the risks of drinking and driving abound. Recently, new tests and investigations have been made into the potential after effects of driving while impaired by drugs. In February of 2012, the British Medical Journal released a new report with a n...

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  • About the Controlled Substances Act

    In 1970, the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) was signed into law as part of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act by President Richard Nixon. This was created to help with the U.S. drug policy by providing regulations about the different types of drugs and by al...

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  • Shoplifting: When it’s a Felony

    Shoplifting is one of the most common theft crimes in the United States today. Depending on the value of the property stolen it can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony offense. Shoplifting is a type of theft crime where people steal from retail establishments. It also happen...

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  • How to Avoid Losing Your California Drivers License

    What To Do Before You Meet With Your Attorney After getting out of custody, besides picking up your car if it has been towed, it is very important to write down everything that you can recall from th

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