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Accessory After the Fact - Click here to view all posts
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  • Accessory After the Fact California
    Are you accused of being an accessory after the fact in Orange County? If so, and if you are found guilty, you could be incarcerated for up to three years depending on the facts of the case. To learn ...
Arraignments - Click here to view all posts
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  • Orange County Arraignments
    If you were recently arrested for a criminal offense in Orange County, you will have to attend your “arraignment.” What is an arraignment and what is it all about? Assuming you were ...
Arrest Warrants - Click here to view all posts
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  • Orange County Police Investigations
    Most people are familiar with local law enforcement, detectives, and arrest warrants – after all, they’re frequently represented in TV shows like Law and Order, and CSI. Most people ...
  • Orange County Arrest Warrants
    Last month, we talked about arrests and court appearances and what happens when a criminal defendant “fails to appear” in court. One of the consequences of a “ failure to ...
Assault - Click here to view all posts
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  • Assaults on School Grounds
    According to the Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013 report, approximately 28% of students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported that they’ve been bullied at school. Despite ...
Auto Theft - Click here to view all posts
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  • Grand Theft Auto Charges in Orange County
    Have you, or someone you love been accused of stealing someone else’s car, truck or SUV? If so, it’s important to take these accusations seriously because the consequences of a conviction ...
Castle Doctrine - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does California Have a Castle Doctrine?
    You’ve probably heard the saying, “A man’s home is his castle,” but does a homeowner have any legal rights to protect their castle, their family, and their belongings in it? ...
Child Endangerment - Click here to view all posts
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  • Child Endangerment Charges in Orange County
    In California, when adults put children in dangerous situations that could lead to serious bodily injury or death, they can be prosecuted under California Penal Code 273(a) for child endangerment. If ...
Child Neglect - Click here to view all posts
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  • Child Endangerment Charges in Orange County
    In California, when adults put children in dangerous situations that could lead to serious bodily injury or death, they can be prosecuted under California Penal Code 273(a) for child endangerment. If ...
  • Child Neglect Charges in California
    As parents, we may feel as if we have the right to do as we please with our children, but the law says otherwise. By law, parents have a duty to provide their children with the necessities of life, ...
Criminal Defense - Click here to view all posts
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  • About California Firearms Restraining Orders
    Are you a gun enthusiast? Or, do you live in a part of Orange County where you feel it’s necessary to own firearms in order to protect your family and your home? In either case, your right to ...
  • How a Criminal Record Can Affect You
    If you plead guilty to a criminal offense, or if a jury finds you guilty of a crime and you are convicted, you will have a criminal record, which lasts indefinitely. While there are “criminal ...
  • Can the Police Search Your Cellphone?
    If you are arrested in Orange County, California, or anywhere else in the nation, can the police grab your cellphone and start going through it without your permission? Can they read your text ...
Criminal Procedure - Click here to view all posts
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  • About California Firearms Restraining Orders
    Are you a gun enthusiast? Or, do you live in a part of Orange County where you feel it’s necessary to own firearms in order to protect your family and your home? In either case, your right to ...
  • How a Criminal Record Can Affect You
    If you plead guilty to a criminal offense, or if a jury finds you guilty of a crime and you are convicted, you will have a criminal record, which lasts indefinitely. While there are “criminal ...
  • Can the Police Search Your Cellphone?
    If you are arrested in Orange County, California, or anywhere else in the nation, can the police grab your cellphone and start going through it without your permission? Can they read your text ...
Criminal Record - Click here to view all posts
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  • How a Criminal Record Can Affect You
    If you plead guilty to a criminal offense, or if a jury finds you guilty of a crime and you are convicted, you will have a criminal record, which lasts indefinitely. While there are “criminal ...
  • Applying for a Pardon in Orange County
    If you were convicted of a felony in Orange County, you may be interested in cleaning up your criminal record, improving your employment possibilities, and restoring your right to bear arms. You may ...
  • Can I Clean Up My Criminal Record?
    If you have been convicted of a criminal offense in Orange County, your world has probably been turned upside-down. You’ve probably already dealt with some of the negative effects of a criminal ...
Disorderly Conduct - Click here to view all posts
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  • Cypress House Party Ends in One Arrest
    A woman was arrested after an alleged house party stabbing in Cypress in the early morning hours this past Sunday. Three people were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. Law enforcement ...
DMV Hearings - Click here to view all posts
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Domestic Violence - Click here to view all posts
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  • About California Firearms Restraining Orders
    Are you a gun enthusiast? Or, do you live in a part of Orange County where you feel it’s necessary to own firearms in order to protect your family and your home? In either case, your right to ...
  • About Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Were you recently arrested for domestic violence in Orange County? If so, the person who is accusing you of abusing them can ask the court for a domestic violence restraining order against you. If ...
  • What Constitutes Domestic Violence in California?
    Domestic violence charges are not taken lightly in California. Investigators and prosecutors look at each case and exhaust all of the details. It is not enough to point the finger at someone for ...
Drug Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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Drug Trafficking - Click here to view all posts
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  • State vs. Federal Crimes: How are They Different?
    In the United States we have state laws and federal laws, and we have state courts and federal courts respectively. When people commit crimes, they may be violating a state law or they may be ...
DUI Defense - Click here to view all posts
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Expungement - Click here to view all posts
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  • Can I Clean Up My Criminal Record?
    If you have been convicted of a criminal offense in Orange County, your world has probably been turned upside-down. You’ve probably already dealt with some of the negative effects of a criminal ...
  • How to Get an Expungement in California
    Let’s face it, once you are convicted of a crime in California, you are stigmatized. Even if it was a misdemeanor conviction, it can haunt you for years to come. A criminal record can make it ...
  • Is it Possible to Clean Up Your Criminal Record? The Answer is Yes!
    If you have a criminal record, you know the effect it can have on many areas of your life. Socially, it can damage your reputation and possibly limit where you are able to live. Financially, prior ...
Failure to Appear - Click here to view all posts
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  • Consequences of Failing to Appear
    When it comes to the criminal process in Orange County and throughout the rest of California, criminal defendants must attend a series of court hearings. If a defendant is scheduled to appear for an ...
  • Failure to Appear in Court, Orange County
    Whenever someone is arrested on criminal charges, they will generally need to appear in court. If you were arrested for a crime in Orange County and you’re scheduled to appear in court, you must ...
  • Failure to Appear for a Traffic Ticket
    In Orange County, California, there are cops everywhere on the lookout for drivers who are speeding or showing signs of driving under the influence ( DUI ) of alcohol or drugs. If you speed on the 5 ...
Federal Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Tax Evasion, a White Collar Crime
    Given the fact that it’s the end of April, we can’t help but have taxes on our mind. Of course, every April people have to file their state and federal taxes. Some people will send in ...
  • Criminal Offenses at a Glance in Orange County
    In the United States, there are state and federal crimes. State-level crimes are created by state legislatures, whereas federal crimes are established by Congress. For the purpose of this post, ...
  • Identity Theft Charges in Orange County
    In today’s information age, identity theft crimes have swept the nation. With the terms check fraud, immigration fraud, healthcare fraud, credit card fraud, and insurance fraud circulating ...
Felonies - Click here to view all posts
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  • Criminal Offenses at a Glance in Orange County
    In the United States, there are state and federal crimes. State-level crimes are created by state legislatures, whereas federal crimes are established by Congress. For the purpose of this post, ...
  • How to Get an Expungement in California
    Let’s face it, once you are convicted of a crime in California, you are stigmatized. Even if it was a misdemeanor conviction, it can haunt you for years to come. A criminal record can make it ...
  • Felony Crimes in California
    If you are not familiar with the criminal justice system, we’ll help shed some light on it. Each state has enacted its own laws regarding criminal offenses; in California, our crimes are ...
Firearms Restraining Orders - Click here to view all posts
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  • About California Firearms Restraining Orders
    Are you a gun enthusiast? Or, do you live in a part of Orange County where you feel it’s necessary to own firearms in order to protect your family and your home? In either case, your right to ...
Grand Theft Auto - Click here to view all posts
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  • Grand Theft Auto Charges in Orange County
    Have you, or someone you love been accused of stealing someone else’s car, truck or SUV? If so, it’s important to take these accusations seriously because the consequences of a conviction ...
Hate Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Hate Crimes on the Rise in Orange County
    In Orange County, reports are showing that hate crimes have increased at a frightening level, up by 14% as compared to the past years where the OC was known for its lower levels of hate crimes. ...
Identity Theft - Click here to view all posts
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  • Identity Theft Charges in Orange County
    In today’s information age, identity theft crimes have swept the nation. With the terms check fraud, immigration fraud, healthcare fraud, credit card fraud, and insurance fraud circulating ...
In the News - Click here to view all posts
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  • Governor Brown: "CA Crime Laws Due for an Overhaul"
    Over three decades ago, fixed-length criminal sentences were approved in California. Rather than having the length of a sentence for a particular crime decided by a parole board, convicted individuals ...
Juvenile Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Juvenile Delinquency in Orange County
    If you are a parent whose son or daughter has been accused of breaking the law, you will have a lot of questions, and that’s only natural. Once your child’s case ends up in court, the ...
Marijuana Possession - Click here to view all posts
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  • Californians Celebrate Marijuana Legalization
    As Orange County criminal defense attorneys, we’ve been defending clients against marijuana-related offenses for a long time. On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, California voters made history when ...
  • Penalties for Marijuana Possession in California
    Marijuana is all over the news and for good reason. In recent years, marijuana has been found to help all kinds of medical conditions naturally, including: anorexia, cancer, chronic pain, HIV or Aids, ...
Misdemeanors - Click here to view all posts
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  • Criminal Offenses at a Glance in Orange County
    In the United States, there are state and federal crimes. State-level crimes are created by state legislatures, whereas federal crimes are established by Congress. For the purpose of this post, ...
  • How to Get an Expungement in California
    Let’s face it, once you are convicted of a crime in California, you are stigmatized. Even if it was a misdemeanor conviction, it can haunt you for years to come. A criminal record can make it ...
  • Types of Criminal Cases in Orange County
    If you are facing criminal charges in Orange County, California and you are facing the possibility of jail or prison, you, the defendant, have the right to be represented by a criminal attorney. ...
Murder - Click here to view all posts
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Parole - Click here to view all posts
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  • Lesser Known Facts About Probation in California
    If you are facing criminal charges in Orange County or anywhere else in California, you may be interested in learning about probation. Why? Because, it is one of the major forms of “correctional ...
Police Investigations - Click here to view all posts
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  • Orange County Police Investigations
    Most people are familiar with local law enforcement, detectives, and arrest warrants – after all, they’re frequently represented in TV shows like Law and Order, and CSI. Most people ...
Pre-File Investigations - Click here to view all posts
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  • Orange County Police Investigations
    Most people are familiar with local law enforcement, detectives, and arrest warrants – after all, they’re frequently represented in TV shows like Law and Order, and CSI. Most people ...
Probation - Click here to view all posts
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  • Probation in Orange County, CA
    If you, or someone you love was recently arrested for a crime in Orange County, California, you will be interested in learning more about probation, what it is, and what it can do for criminal ...
  • Lesser Known Facts About Probation in California
    If you are facing criminal charges in Orange County or anywhere else in California, you may be interested in learning about probation. Why? Because, it is one of the major forms of “correctional ...
Proposition 47 - Click here to view all posts
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Restraining Orders - Click here to view all posts
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  • About California Firearms Restraining Orders
    Are you a gun enthusiast? Or, do you live in a part of Orange County where you feel it’s necessary to own firearms in order to protect your family and your home? In either case, your right to ...
Sex Crime - Click here to view all posts
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Stand Your Ground - Click here to view all posts
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  • Does California Have a Castle Doctrine?
    You’ve probably heard the saying, “A man’s home is his castle,” but does a homeowner have any legal rights to protect their castle, their family, and their belongings in it? ...
Tax Evasion - Click here to view all posts
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  • Tax Evasion, a White Collar Crime
    Given the fact that it’s the end of April, we can’t help but have taxes on our mind. Of course, every April people have to file their state and federal taxes. Some people will send in ...
Tax Fraud - Click here to view all posts
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  • Tax Evasion, a White Collar Crime
    Given the fact that it’s the end of April, we can’t help but have taxes on our mind. Of course, every April people have to file their state and federal taxes. Some people will send in ...
Theft Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Are You Eligible for Resentencing Under Proposition 47?
    This past Tuesday, November 4 th was the Midterm Elections, and aside from the political power plays which dominated the news, several important Propositions were passed in California. One of these ...
  • Carjacking vs. Grand Theft Auto
    In the state of California, the crime of carjacking is not to be confused with the criminal offense of grand theft auto. Carjacking and grand theft auto are both theft-related offenses, but are ...
  • String of OC Copper Thefts Speak to Property Crimes
    Orange County police officers are on the lookout for a man who steals copper from local businesses. The man has used his own ladder to remove 270 feet of copper pipe. Detectives are operating off of ...
Traffic Offenses - Click here to view all posts
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  • Failure to Appear for a Traffic Ticket
    In Orange County, California, there are cops everywhere on the lookout for drivers who are speeding or showing signs of driving under the influence ( DUI ) of alcohol or drugs. If you speed on the 5 ...
Traffic Tickets - Click here to view all posts
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  • Failure to Appear for a Traffic Ticket
    In Orange County, California, there are cops everywhere on the lookout for drivers who are speeding or showing signs of driving under the influence ( DUI ) of alcohol or drugs. If you speed on the 5 ...
Violent Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Will I Face Federal Prosecution?
    Unless you have a law degree, you may not understand the difference between state and federal crimes. In fact, there’s a lot of confusion about state vs. federal offenses and state vs. federal ...
  • Cypress House Party Ends in One Arrest
    A woman was arrested after an alleged house party stabbing in Cypress in the early morning hours this past Sunday. Three people were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. Law enforcement ...
  • Domestic Assault Charges
    Orange County domestic assault charges are taken very seriously and can result in lifetime consequences - even for misdemeanor charges. Domestic violence charges do not require physical touching. You ...
Weapons Offenses - Click here to view all posts
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White Collar Crimes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Will I Face Federal Prosecution?
    Unless you have a law degree, you may not understand the difference between state and federal crimes. In fact, there’s a lot of confusion about state vs. federal offenses and state vs. federal ...
  • State vs. Federal Crimes: How are They Different?
    In the United States we have state laws and federal laws, and we have state courts and federal courts respectively. When people commit crimes, they may be violating a state law or they may be ...

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