Can My Probation Be Reinstated after a Technical Violation in California?

Can My Probation Be Reinstated after a Technical Violation in California?

If you were convicted of a criminal offense in California and were sentenced to probation in addition to, or in lieu of, a term of incarceration it is crucial that you take the terms of your probation seriously. We often have clients ask “ Can my probation be reinstated after …

Can I Have a Jury Trial on a Misdemeanor in California?

Can I Have a Jury Trial on a Misdemeanor in California?

In the State of California, criminal offenses are separated into two main categories – felonies and misdemeanors. Felonies are more serious offenses that carry a penalty of a year or more in prison if convicted whereas misdemeanors are less serious offenses for which you cannot be sentenced to more than …

California DUI: When Can I Get My License Back?

There are some very harsh penalties that are imposed if you are convicted of a DUI charge in the state of California. You are faced with significant fines and penalties that can take a bite out of your wallet, and jail time is also going to enter the equation. These …

Does a Domestic Violence Conviction Result in Jail Time?

The prospect of spending time in jail for a domestic violence conviction is certainly not a very pleasant one. You may wonder if you will automatically be placed in jail if you are found guilty of a domestic violence offense. In this post we will look at the penalties that …

I Am Not Guilty, Should I Talk to the Police in San Diego?

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People often make mistakes when dealing with the authorities, particularly when dealing the police. Mistakes are understandable because the police have a tendency to intimidate people unless they deal with them on a regular basis. One of the biggest mistakes people make is thinking that it is o.k. to talk …

Warrantless Searches in San Diego: Can the Police Enter Your Home without a Warrant?

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If you are like most people you likely consider your home to be your own private domain – the one place where you can count on complete privacy and peace. What happens, however, if the police show up at your door asking to search your home? Can the police enter …

Accused of Rape in San Diego – But She Consented

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Just the mere accusation of rape can have dire consequences for your life and future. A conviction is certain to change your life forever. Both the judicial and non-judicial penalties you face if convicted of rape in San Diego are severe. If you have been accused of rape in San Diego, one possible …

What Is A Reasonable Bond in San Diego?

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If you have been charged with a criminal offense in San Diego you will have a bond, or bail, amount set from the moment you are arrested or an arrest warrant is issued. If the bond amount is more than you and/or your loved ones are able to pay, you may …

Why It Is So Important to Defend Domestic Violence Charges

If you are currently facing domestic violence charges in California you may not be overly concerned about the charges if you were only charged with a misdemeanor offense. After all, the maximum jail time is a year and most first time offenders get probation right? While this may be the …

Stalking in San Diego

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In the State of California, a conviction for one of the state’s stalking laws could lead to serious penalties, including a lengthy term of incarceration. In fact, California has some of the toughest stalking laws in the country. If you have been charged with stalking in SanDiego there are several defenses …