Being accused of rape in California can have serious negative consequences that go far beyond what happens in the actual case. Learn how you can protect your rights.
If you have been accused of a theft crime, or are concerned that you will be charged with a theft crime, you may wonder whether paying the victim back will be sufficient to prevent charges or, at the very least, keep you out of jail.
Criminal defense attorney Domenic J. Lombardo explains why many people fail to assert their Miranda right to remain silent when questioned by the police.
If you have been served with notice that a temporary restraining order has been issued and you believe there is no legal basis for the order, you have the right to object to a permanent order at the hearing scheduled by the court.
Like most people, you have undoubtedly heard an actor on television or the big screen reading a suspect his rights, but do you really know your constitutional rights?
If you have been charged with grand theft in California, you may have a defense to the charges. In most cases, the crime of grand theft is a “wobbler.”
If you plan on driving in California this holiday season, you should be on alert for holiday DUI checkpoints. San Diego attorney Domenic Lombardo explains.
If you are contacted by law enforcement during a pre-filing investigation, you may wonder whether to communicate with the investigators directly or hire an attorney. You do in fact need an attorney during a pre-filing investigation the minute that you are aware of the fact that you are being investigated.
Last year brought a barrage of news you may find dispiriting, instigated by a President alleged to be racist, intolerant, and ignorant. This year has already provided more of the same news, and today his recent comments cause considerable alarm, but perhaps not for those who believe that Haitians and “Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Club of San Diego, President’s Column: New California Criminal Defense Laws”
Proposition 64, otherwise known as the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act,” changed the legal landscape for marijuana-related activity in California. “The Act,” which became law on November 8, 2016, is required reading for those practicing in adult and juvenile courts. Most criminal provisions for possession, transportation, and cultivation of marijuana “Proposition 64: Bountiful Harvest of Relief to Many Convicted of Marijuana Offenses”