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3 Common Mistakes Police Make During DUI Arrests

January 27, 2021

3 Common Mistakes Police Make During DUI Arrests Your DUI was a mistake with serious consequences. Did you know that the police can also make mistakes during your arrest that could affect your case? If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving in San Diego County, a conviction can only come when your offense is proven…

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What You Need to Know About San Diego Probation Violations

January 20, 2021

What You Need to Know About San Diego Probation Violations Have you been accused of violating probation in San Diego? Read on to learn more about misdemeanor and felony probation and the new laws that might impact you. If you have been convicted of a crime, you may have been put on probation instead of…

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5 Reasons to Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney

January 13, 2021

5 Reasons to Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney When you are in trouble with the law, you need an experienced attorney on your side. Find out why you should hire a criminal defense attorney today. When you are in trouble with the law, you need an experienced attorney on your side. Find out why you…

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Do You Need Help Getting Your Probation Term Shortened?

January 6, 2021

Do You Need Help Getting Your Probation Term Shortened? If you are on probation in California, you may be eligible to have your probationary period shortened. Learn more about AB 1950 and how it might apply to your case. What does the law say?  A new law effective January 1, 2021, significantly shortens the probation…

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When Can Police Legally Search Your Vehicle?

December 31, 2020

When Can Police Legally Search Your Vehicle? Do the police have the right to search your vehicle at any time? Learn about your 4th Amendment rights and when it is legal for the police to search your vehicle. The Fourth Amendment stipulates “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,…

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Understanding Vandalism Laws in California

December 24, 2020

What You Need to Know About Vandalism Laws Vandalism is much more than a little wall art. A conviction can lead to hefty fines and jail time. Learn more about vandalism laws in California and the possible defenses available to you. When you hear the word “vandalism,” what comes to mind? If your first thought…

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Top 5 Legal Defenses for California DUI Charges

December 17, 2020

Top 5 Legal Defenses for California DUI Charges When you are faced with DUI charges in California, you need an experienced DUI attorney to evaluate your case and help you put up a strong defense. If a few moments of bad judgement has left you with a first time DUI offense in California, you may…

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Child Abuse and Coronavirus in California

December 10, 2020

Child Abuse and Coronavirus in California The coronavirus has far-reaching effects on families in California. If you’ve been charged with a child abuse offense, contact Joni Eisenstein today. While more adults contract COVID-19 compared to children, kids can still get the virus and develop serious symptoms. But the cough, fever and sore throat are not…

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What You Need to Know About California Shoplifting Laws

December 3, 2020

What You Need to Know About California Shoplifting Laws Shoplifting may seem like a minor charge, but in California it can come with jail time and fines. If you are facing shoplifting charges, you need an experienced defense attorney to help you fight the charges. Shoplifting Defined – Penal Code 459.5  Prior to the passing…

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Sealing Your Juvenile Record in San Diego

November 27, 2020

Sealing Your Juvenile Record in San Diego Mistakes in your youth do not have to follow you into your adulthood. Learn more about getting your juvenile record sealed in California. Few adults can say that they have never done anything as teenagers that they regret. Some adolescent mistakes, however, are crimes that can come with…