When you are under investigation for committing a crime, it can be a very frightening experience. Your future freedom and your reputation may be at stake and your job and relationships may be affected just by virtue of the fact that you are being investigated even if the prosecutor never “Should You Talk to the Police If You Have Not Been Arrested or Charged Yet?”
What Should I Do If I Have a Warrant for My Arrest in California?
If you have an active warrant for your arrest in California, or in any other state for that matter, the police can arrest you at any time, in any place. This can result in you being arrested at your job in front of your co-workers, at home in front of “What Should I Do If I Have a Warrant for My Arrest in California?”
San Diego Warrants: Can My Attorney Get My Warrant Withdrawn?
If you have an active arrest warrant in San Diego, California you could be arrested and taken into custody at any time and in any place. This means you could be taken from your home in the middle of the night, taken out of your vehicle while out with your “San Diego Warrants: Can My Attorney Get My Warrant Withdrawn?”
Where Do I Turn Myself in on a Warrant in California?
If you have an active arrest warrant in California, you could be arrested at any moment in any place. An arrest warrant could be the result of a variety of different circumstances; however, the end result is that you may find yourself asking the question “where do I turn myself “Where Do I Turn Myself in on a Warrant in California?”
What Should You Do If You Have A Warrant for Your Arrest?
Living with the knowledge that you have an active warrant for your arrest is certainly not an enjoyable way to live. If you know that you have an active warrant for your arrest, or even suspect that you do, in California, the best thing you can do is to contact “What Should You Do If You Have A Warrant for Your Arrest?”
Sometimes the Choice to Remain Silent Can Be Used Against You
The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects a defendant from, among other things, being compelled to incriminate themselves through testimony. This protection is explained to arrestees day in and day out as part of the standard Miranda admonishment as the “right to remain silent.” However, in a case “Sometimes the Choice to Remain Silent Can Be Used Against You”
Court Excludes Evidence When Police Misuse Community Caretaking Exception to Search a Car
When a driver is arrested, his or her car is often towed and stored by police under the “community caretaking” exception to the Fourth Amendment. As part of the impound procedure, police are permitted to conduct an inventory search of the vehicle. The Fourth Amendment protects us from unreasonable search “Court Excludes Evidence When Police Misuse Community Caretaking Exception to Search a Car”
Force Used to Escape After Property Abandoned Does Not Constitute Robbery
California Penal Code Section 211 essentially defines robbery as the taking of property from a person by “force or fear.” It’s the element of force or fear that separates a robbery charge from a less serious theft charge. In People v. Hodges 213 Cal.App.4th 531 (2013), the California Court of “Force Used to Escape After Property Abandoned Does Not Constitute Robbery”
Police Must Get a Warrant to Forcibly Draw Blood from Drunk Driving or DUI Suspects
The United States Supreme Court this week struck down law enforcement’s ability to forcibly draw blood from a drunk driving or DUI suspect without a warrant, absent some articulable exigent circumstance. Police have long relied on the argument that the dissipation of the alcohol from the blood stream created an “Police Must Get a Warrant to Forcibly Draw Blood from Drunk Driving or DUI Suspects”
San Diego Warrants Are Now Easier to Clear
The unprecedented budget cuts facing the San Diego County Superior Court have motivated changes that clearly benefit criminal defendants. Efforts are being made to clear out relatively minor matters that take up an undue consumption of court time and money. The great majority of misdemeanor criminal warrants, for example, have become easier “San Diego Warrants Are Now Easier to Clear”