If you are convicted of a crime against another person, you have the right to have a hearing to determine how much restitution is owed to the victim. At that hearing, there needs to be a showing in front of a judge to determine the amount that the victim is entitled to, as a resu...
Case Examples In one case, a man in his 50s portrayed himself as being in his early 20s, met a 14 year old girl online and began having an online relationship with her. The girl would perform live se
Embezzlement: What Is It? According to California Penal Code Section 503 Embezzlement is “the fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been entrusted.” In other words, if some
Report The Crime The attorney general suggests that one of the first things you do if you are a victim of identity theft is to contact the fraud departments of each of the three major credit bureaus
Emergency Protective Order (EPO) Emergency Protective Order (EPO) – This type of restraining order goes into effect immediately but is not long-lasting. It is generally used in domestic violence inst
Following an arrest for DUI, it is REQUIRED that you schedule a DMV hearing or your license will be suspended Many people arrested for a DUI do not demand a DMV hearing in California within the requi
Background When your past interferes with your future, you might need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to assist you in cleaning up your record. Because a criminal record is a public record any
California Penal Code § 243(e)(1) California Penal Code § 243(e)(1), or “simple domestic battery,” is the misdemeanor charge and, therefore, the least serious of these three domestic violence offen