April

Blog Posts in April, 2018

  • 7 Ways to Keep a California Criminal Charge From Ruining Your Life

    Just the Beginning Facing criminal charges isn’t the end of the world. It is, however, the start of a potentially difficult time in your life. But you have options, and pleading guilty isn’t the only way out. The best thing you can do for yourself is to speak with an attorney to learn about what will and what can happen in your case. To help you do that, here are seven ways to keep a California ...
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  • 7 Useful Tips for Those Facing California Drug Possession Charges

    Possession of a Controlled Substance If you are facing drug possession charges, it’s important to speak with an attorney to learn about the penalties the court can impose on you for a conviction. Penalties for drug possession vary widely. Depending on the substance and the quantity, you could face stiff penalties such as jail or prison time and exorbitant fines . A drug conviction can even affect ...
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  • Top Tips for Following Your California Restraining Order

    When the Stakes are High If you were arrested for a domestic violence offense, the judge may have issued a domestic violence restraining order (DVRO), also called a restraining order. Restraining orders can be short-term, lasting a few days or just until the case is resolved, or long-term, lasting a few years. You should take a restraining order seriously. Violating a restraining order can result ...
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  • 5 Things the Prosecuting Attorney Knows That You Might Not

    You Against Them Prosecuting attorneys may lead you to believe they hold all the cards. In reality, you have many rights and liberties you can use to your advantage when facing criminal charges. Here are five things the prosecuting attorney already knows that you might not be aware of. Not all first-time offenders face the maximum sentence. The prosecuting attorney knows that just because you are ...
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  • Arrested for a DUI? What to Expect in the Coming Months

    After Your Arrest After a DUI arrest in California , it can take a few months or longer for your case to resolve. During that time your life is on hold. To help you navigate your DUI case after your arrest, here is what you can expect in the coming months. The First Hours Immediately after your arrest, you will be taken into a station or the jail. In many cases, you will be given a blood or breath ...
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  • Drunk Driving in California? 5 Facts to Make You Think Twice

    The Facts Despite harsh DUI laws, drunk driving is more common than you think in California. According to the CDC, 1.8% of Californians reported driving after having too much to drink. This statistic only represents those who admitted to driving while impaired. Many people don’t readily admit committing this crime, and too many others simply don’t know when they’ve had too much to drink before ...
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  • Top Must Haves for California Drivers in 2018

    Devices and Apps to Make Driving Safer California drivers face many risks while on the road. From construction and traffic to poor road conditions and sobriety checkpoints, you never know what obstacles you will face on your commute. To help you drive in California worry-free and in compliance with the law, here is our list of top must-haves for California drivers. Hands-Free Capable Devices ...
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  • The Future of California Driving in 50 Years

    A Look to the Future The State of California is dynamic, innovative, and home to groundbreaking technology. It should come as no surprise that the future of driving in California would be largely autonomous. From driverless cargo trucks to autonomous pods that zip you around the city, Californians can expect to do less driving and more riding in 50 years. But what does this mean for you, and how ...
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