Randy Collins’s Guides

Randy Collins

Newport Beach Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. California Sales or Transportation of a Controlled Substance

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Whats Defined as California Possession ofa Controlled Substance? California laws are very strict about possession or use of narcotics. When it comes to the sales and transportation of a controlled substance, the penalties are even greater. Its very common for police to perform u...

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  2. California Possession of a Controlled Substance

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Whats Defined as California Possession ofa Controlled Substance? Forpolice investigators who find that someone has in their possession a form of controlled substance, the owner may be found guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Some examples of these substances include...

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  3. California Possession for Sales

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Whats Defined as California Possession for Sales? California Possession for Sales is defined by having certain controlled substances in ones possession for the purpose of resales. The elements of this crime include that the offender had in their possession a controlled substa...

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  4. California Possession of Methamphetamine

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Whats Defined as California Possession ofMethamphetamine? Possession of Methamphetamine is just that being caught with the substance. But the definition goes further: It would mean that the offender knew that they had it in their possession, and that they were aware of the ill...

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  5. Third DUI Penalties in California

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Three times may be the charm when it comes to most things, but a third DUI offense can lead to grave consequences. Some of these penalties include: An increment of jail time. First time DUI offenders in California get 6 months, meanwhile 3rd offenders can possibly get a maxim...

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  6. California DUI Under Age 21

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    Definition California DUI Under Age 21, as the name suggests, is when a minor drinks and drives under the influence of alcohol. More specifically, Californias Zero Tolerance laws define it aswhen the blood alcohol count exceeds 0.01%. Elements of the Crime In order to take ...

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  7. Is DUI a Misdemeanor in California?

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, almost 2 years ago.

    DUI is typically handled as a misdemeanor for first time offenders when there are no aggravating circumstances involved. Were there any accidents or injuries as a result of driving while intoxicated? If not, then the officer will make a DUI arrest, and also report to the Calif...

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  8. When Is An Ignition Interlock Device Is Ordered?

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, about 2 years ago.

    Lets take a more in-depth look into ignition interlock devices. As in, how and when theyre used, their frequency of use, and common stipulations for exercising this penalty: When Is an Ignition Interlock Device Ordered? In most states, if someone is arrested for DUI on the s...

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  9. What California States About Driving with Open Containers

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, about 2 years ago.

    California is strict about driving while under the influence, and as such, certain restrictions are applied in different categories of vehicle codes. According to the original penal code VC 22321-9, its a crime to drive with an open container. The law applies to both drivers a...

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  10. The Breakdown: Teachers Accused of Fraud

    Written by attorney Randy Collins, over 2 years ago.

    Fraud is a serious crime. Even those in respected fields find themselves accused of the illegal act. Generally defined as an act of forgery, fraud can fall into many categories so that if youre not careful you may find yourself falling into the same trap as so many others. A str...

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