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William W. Bruzzo

William Bruzzo’s Legal Guides

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  • Domestic Violence Cases and Defenses in California

    Domestic Violence can be a misdemeanor or felony in the state of California. Penal Code section 273.5 states that "Any person who willfully inflicts upon a person who is his or her spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or the mother or father of his or her child, ...

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  • What You Need to Know about the Military Justice System

    Overview of Military Law All active duty military personnel are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The UCMJ applies to active duty military personnel 24-hours a day anywhere in t

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  • Things You Need to Know When Accused of Possession of a Controlled Substance

    Elements of Possession of a Controlled Subtance If you are found in actual possession of the drug or “constructive” possession of the drug you may be found guilty of the offense. Constructive posses

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  • How to Deal with a Case of Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    Elements of Assault with a Deadly Weapon An assault (Penal Code Section 240) occurs when the Defendant acts in such a manner as to put the victim in reasonable apprehension of physical harm. In othe

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  • Petty Theft Cases in California

    Elements of Petty Theft When you take an iterm without permission from the owner and the value is less then $400.00 that is a Petty Theft. Penal Code Section 484-488 How to Get a Petty Theft Case Di

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  • What You Need To Know about Hit and Run Charges in California

    Elements of Hit and Run in California A hit and run occurs whenever there is an accident and the individual leaves the scene of the accident without exchanging information with the person they hit or

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  • Things you need to know if accused of driving under the influence (Drunk Driving) in California

    Elements of a driving under the influence/drunk driving charge Driving under the influence charges (DUI) can be filed as a misdemeanor or felony. If the case involves serious injury to a person or th

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