Category Archives: Criminal Law and DUI

The Burden of Proof and Persuasion in Civil and Criminal Cases

By | January 24, 2017

In the summer of 2015, a jury awarded over $20 million to a mother whose son was killed in San Bernardino while crossing an uncontrolled five lane highway to reach the only school bus stop near his home. The San Bernardino injury attorneys  representing his family in the wrongful death claim alleged that requiring a young student to… Read More »

Can Your Criminal Record be Expunged?

By | December 2, 2016

Nowadays having any type of criminal record can significantly damage your future. From job security and loan approval, to college admittance and gun rights, your legal rights are extremely limited. So what can you do to restore your integrity?

What Are Drunk Driving Look Back Periods?

By | November 18, 2016

It’s no secret that the topic of drinking and driving is a point of contention. On one side, there are those who argue that every alcohol affects every individual differently, dui check points are a clear invasion of privacy, and not everyone who drinks and drives once is acting with malicious intent. Others argue that there should be… Read More »

What Not To Do Before Your Court Date

By | November 2, 2016

When you’re charged with a crime, you want to do everything in your power to get the charges reduced or dismissed. Syncing up with an attorney is a great way to ensure you get the best defense, but there’s also some actions you should avoid if you want to put yourself in the best position to beat the… Read More »

Three Reasons Why Cyber Stalking Is a Serious and Terrifying Crime

By | October 20, 2016

When you think about stalking, images of a TV show or horror movie might come to mind. Many of these are full of stereotypes about a man stalking a woman. While stalking doesn’t always necessarily involve a male stalking a female, this is the majority of cases that end up in the criminal justice system.

5 Types of Driving Under Influence (DUI) Offenses That Can Lead to a Lawsuit

By | September 6, 2016

It is not uncommon for people driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or narcotics to get into accidents with other vehicles or pedestrians. Many a time, drivers tend to assume that it is acceptable to drive when intoxicated, as long as they don’t collide with other cars or injure people. However, there are a number of instances… Read More »

How to Fight a DUI Charge in California

By | August 29, 2016

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense here in California and across the nation. If you are charged with a DUI, you may face, among other penalties, significant fines, driver’s’ license suspension/revocation, ignition interlock device requirement, and even jail time. Given the severe penalties, it is important that you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to… Read More »

The Benefits of Hiring A Defense Attorney

By | August 25, 2016

When we’re talking to clients, one of the most common concerns people have is cost. That’s an important factor to keep in mind, but it’s also worth noting that expert personalized legal advice rarely comes free. Some people feel that they may be better off saving money by just pleading guilty to the charge to avoid spending money… Read More »

4 Questions You Should Ask Your DWI Attorney

By | August 25, 2016

If you are arrested for drunk driving, you probably have a million questions bouncing around in your head. How will this affect my life? Will I have to spend time in jail? Where do I go from here? It can all be overwhelming, but it’s important to remember that you have a resource on your side that can… Read More »

Things You Need to Know About Larceny Charges

By | August 19, 2016

Larceny, also referred to as theft in many states, is defined as attempted or completed theft of property or cash without personal contact. Larceny is most commonly referred to as non-violent theft of someone else’s personal property. This is the most common type of crime charged in the criminal courts in the U.S.