Expungement of Criminal Records in California

Technology has made it easier than ever for information companies to index, categorize, and sort criminal record databases. These databases…

Justice in California: The Juvenile Justice System

Do you have a juvenile under your care that committed a crime and is now facing penalties, even ones that…

The California Prison and Rehabilitation System

When you think of prisons, many similar thoughts may come to mind – for instance, you may picture people who…

California Laws in 2016

You may be familiar with some obvious laws in California. For instance, it is always illegal to get behind the…

Understanding Search and Seizure Law

You should always know and understand that the Fourth Amendment under the U.S. Constitution protects your privacy. It secures your…

If You Have Been Charged with a Crime, You May be Eligible for Free Legal Representation

When you are charged with a crime, you face some very important decisions. Some defendants will choose to represent themselves,…

All About Criminal Cases: From Arrest All the Way Through Appeal

What happens when you get arrested? Say you commit a crime and, pretty soon, the red and blue lights are…

Miranda Rights: What Happens if Police Don’t Read Your Rights?

Imagine you have never been arrested by the police and one shows up on your doorstep out of the blue…

Specific Grounds to Appeal: Jury Misconduct

After a jury has spent time in deliberations and has reached a verdict in a criminal case in California, the…

Have you been arrested?

While it is true that everyone makes mistakes, this fact is of little comfort when you have been arrested. An…