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Eloy Ivan Trujillo

Eloy Trujillo’s Legal Guides

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  • Quick Guide: Battery in California

    Battery in California is defined under Penal Code section 242 as “any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another.” (Pen. Code, § 242.)

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  • California Quick Guide: Petty Theft Laws

    In order to be convicted of Petty Theft, the District Attorney must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused took possession of property owned by someone else, the individual took the property without the owners consent; and when the person took the property he or she int...

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  • California Quick Guide: What is Assault?

    Assault in California is defined under Penal Code section 240 as an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another. (Pen. Code 240.) To find a person guilty of simple assault, the District Attorney must prove beyond a reason...

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  • California Quick Guide: What is Grand Theft?

    If someone is accused of theft, the finder of fact, usually a jury, must decide whether the crime was "grand theft" or "petty theft." The DA can prove the individual committed grand theft if he or she stole property or services worth more than $950. Theft of property from the per...

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  • California Quick Guide: What is Penal Code section 69 (resisting a peace officer)?

    According to California Law, an individual can be convicted of resisting a peace officer if they attempt by means of any threat or violence, to deter or prevent an executive officer from performing any duty imposed upon such officer by law, or who knowingly resists, by the use of...

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  • Resisting a Peace Officer, Public Officer, or EMT: Penal Code Section 148(a)

    According to California Law, an individual can be convicted of resisting a peace officer, public officer or EMT if that person willfully resists, delays, or obstructs any public officer, peace officer, or an emergency medical technician. (Pen. Code 148.) The Oakland/San Jose/ Sa...

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