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  • How Do Miranda Rights Work?

    Background on Miranda Rights There are several instances where an individual may be thinking, “They didn’t read me my rights: my case should get thrown out, right?” One of the most misunderstood c

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  • What To Do If You Are Accused of Corporal Injury on Your Spouse or Partner

    What Is Corporal Injury? If you or someone you know has been charged with corporal injury on a spouse or partner under California Penal Code section 273.5, you should immediately contact an experienc

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  • What To Do If You Are Accused of Spousal Battery

    Background If you have been charged with battery on a spouse under California Penal Code Section 243, you should immediately contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. An experienced criminal

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  • What To Do If Your Are Accused of Child Endangerment

    What is Child Endangerment? California Penal Code Section 273a defines child endangerment as any person causing great bodily harm or death to a child. This crime includes inflicting physical abuse up

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  • What To Do If You Are Accused of Corporal Injury on a Child

    Background Anyone who has been charged with corporal injury on a child, under California Penal Code Section 273d, should be prepared to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney. An experienced

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  • Can Police Legally Stop a Vehicle Even With a Temporary Operating Permit Attached To a Rear Window?

    The Case In People v. Dotson, the defendant, a convicted felon, was found to be in possession of a firearm, ammunition, and methamphetamine when a police officer stopped his vehicle. Although the veh

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  • What You Need to Know if You Are Accused of Burglary

    How California Defines Burglary In California, burglary is a very serious crime with serious consequences. There are generally two types of burglary, commercial and residential, often called first an

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  • What You Need to Know About Open Container Laws in California

    The Definition of the Law In California it is a crime to have an open alcoholic container in your vehicle while you are driving. Sections 23221 and 23222(a) define the open container law in Californi

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  • The Factors That Go Into Child Support

    Background Child support refers to monetary compensation that one parent provides to the other parent of a minor child, to help in the care of that child. There are several factors that are considere

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  • What To Do If You Caused An Injury While Driving A Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol Or Drugs

    Background In California, it is a crime to operate a vehicle or vessel (boat) if you are under the influence of drugs or if you have a blood alcohol content equal to or greater than .08 percent. Cali

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