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  • Why You Shouldn't Use a Public Defender
    Why You Shouldn't Use a Public Defender

    Anyone arrested for a crime in the United States is entitled to legal representation under the Sixth Amendment . But what about arrestees who cannot afford a private criminal defense attorney? This is ...

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  • Does California Have a Castle Doctrine?
    Does California Have a Castle Doctrine?

    You’ve probably heard the saying, “A man’s home is his castle,” but do California homeowners have any legal rights to protect their castle, their family, and their belongings in it? The castle ...

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  • How Do I Find Out if I Have a Warrant?
    How Do I Find Out if I Have a Warrant?

    An arrest warrant is filed against an individual by a judge on behalf of the State of California. Warrants can be filed by the traffic department for a traffic-related offense or by the criminal ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Juvenile Records
    What You Need to Know About Juvenile Records

    Teenagers are in the habit of making mistakes and sometimes those mistakes involve a criminal act, such as vandalism, breaking and entering, shoplifting , assault , or drug possession. Even though ...

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  • What is a Direct Order of Restitution?
    What is a Direct Order of Restitution?

    As a California resident, you’re aware that a criminal conviction will likely lead to fines and possibly incarceration, but did you know that some offenders have to pay their victims back for the ...

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  • California's Three Strikes Law
    California's Three Strikes Law

    If you’re like a lot of people, you’ve probably heard about California’s 3-Strikes and You’re Out Law, which went into effect in 1994. The purpose of this law was to impose a serious punishment on ...

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