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Do You Have an Upcoming San Diego Court Date?

September 10, 2020

Do You Have an Upcoming San Diego Court Date? If you were arrested at the beginning of the pandemic, you may have an upcoming San Diego court date. Don’t risk missing your day in court. COVID-19 has impacted the way we live and work in San Diego, California and throughout the rest of the country.…

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What is Exculpatory Evidence in California Criminal Cases?

September 2, 2020

What is Exculpatory Evidence in California Criminal Cases? Strong evidence can mean the difference between jail time and your freedom. Learn how a skilled defense lawyer can help you clear your name in your San Diego criminal case. If you’ve watched any TV crime drama, you know the value of strong evidence. Evidence in a…

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What Happens When You Get a Second DUI in California?

August 28, 2020

What Happens When You Get a Second DUI in California? A second DUI offense in California can come with serious consequences that require a skilled and experienced DUI defense attorney. Find out what happens when you get a second DUI in California. Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges can significantly impact your freedom and your…

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4 Frequently Asked Questions About San Diego Criminal Defense

August 21, 2020

4 Frequently Asked Questions About San Diego Criminal Defense A good defense is critical when you are facing criminal charges in San Diego. Start by learning the basics about your rights. As an experienced criminal defense attorney who has been practicing in San Diego for over 25 years, there are certain questions that our office…

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Is Vehicle Tampering a Crime?

August 14, 2020

Is Vehicle Tampering a Crime? Even if you didn’t steal any property or cause any damage, tampering with a vehicle is a crime in California. You may think that vehicle tampering is a minor infraction that won’t have any serious consequences. In the state of California, this is not the case. You can incur a…

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Should You Represent Yourself in Court?

August 6, 2020

Should You Represent Yourself in Court? When your freedom is on the line, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight on your behalf. With all of the crime dramas on television, you may think you know enough about the criminal justice system to successfully defend yourself in court. While many people do choose…

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What is a Suspended Imposition of Sentence?

July 30, 2020

What is a Suspended Imposition of Sentence? California defendants may have options after a conviction or pleading guilty to a crime. Learn more about a suspended imposition of sentence. You’ve been convicted of a crime. Or maybe you’ve pled guilty. In either case, it is up to the judge to deliver your sentence. While a…

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How to Get Charged with Disorderly Conduct in California

July 23, 2020

How to Get Charged with Disorderly Conduct in California Read on to see which activities are included under the California disorderly conduct laws. Has a night out in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter resulted in an arrest for disorderly conduct? Have you participated in protests or riots and ended up in handcuffs? Disorderly conduct arrests are…

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What is the Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary in California?

July 16, 2020

What is the Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary in California? Property crimes are serious business in California. Find out why you need a San Diego defense attorney to help you through your case. The crimes of burglary, theft and robbery are often used interchangeably, but they are different under the California law. If you…

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3 Important Benefits of Hiring a Small Law Firm

July 9, 2020

3 Important Benefits of Hiring a Small Law Firm Before you hire the large, national firm, consider the following benefits of hiring a small, boutique firm to handle your California criminal case. The criminal justice system is no walk in the park. In fact, it can be one of the most frightening times in a…