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Why Defense Attorneys Don’t Use the Insanity Defense in California

May 10, 2023

Even though many people think the insanity defense fits their case, it often does not. If you face criminal charges in San Diego County, you should work with an experienced criminal defense attorney to determine the best defense for your case.

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Assault v Battery Charges in San Diego County

April 26, 2023

In San Diego County, if you face charges for assault or battery, a conviction will have devastating consequences without the best legal representation available. When it comes to your life, freedom, and rights, it is worth fighting against assault and battery charges in all circumstances.

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Fighting Traffic Violations in San Diego County

April 12, 2023

Residents in San Diego County receive traffic violations for any number of reasons. Often, people pay fines and take the required classes, especially if they know they were in the wrong. However, when a ticket is unjust or multiple offenses are listed, seeking an experienced criminal defense attorney can help minimize the consequences because she…

Expungements in San Diego Best Handled By A Criminal Defense Attorney

March 28, 2023

In three short months, the new Clean Slate law will change the lives of thousands of Californians with existing criminal records. The new law, SB731, will take effect on July 1st. A clean slate will mean freedom from criminal records and the regaining of rights for many people who have been paying consequences for crimes from long ago. Hiring a private defense lawyer to handle your case under the new law ensures minimal delay in getting ideal results.

Phone Recordings Changing Law Enforcement Activity and Criminal Case Outcomes

March 15, 2023

Many misconceptions exist about using cell phones to record other people’s activities, behaviors, and words. When a fight breaks out, an arrest is made, or angry slurs are shouted out for the world to hear, it has become natural for the public to grab their phones and record the activity. It might surprise people that many things can be recorded without breaking the law.

Stalking is A Punishable Crime in San Diego County

March 2, 2023

In San Diego County, stalking is a punishable crime. Although the word is overused in texts and conversations, when facing charges for stalking, a conviction can be devastating. If you or someone you love is facing charges for stalking, contact a reputable criminal defense attorney right away for a free case review and get much needed peace of mind.

Top Reasons You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney in San Diego

February 2, 2023

If you or someone you know and care for has been arrested and is facing criminal charges, you likely feel overwhelmed and do not know what steps to take next. This is when having someone with experience helps bring clarity to the entire situation making it more manageable and easier to navigate. There are several reasons to seek the expertise of a private defense attorney in these sensitive situations because it may be the difference between fines and a prison sentence.

Changes in California’s Bail System

January 18, 2023

In the spring of 2020, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the California courts introduced zero-bail to keep jail populations manageable. As of May 2022, the zero-bail system was discontinued. Although the bail system still looks mostly like it always has, temporary laws that help California in times of crisis should be an encouragement to those facing charges for crimes in San Diego and needing to make bail.

Facts Everyone Should Know About Fighting DUI Charges in San Diego

January 5, 2023

It is illegal in California, as in other states, to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI). DUI charges are dealt with harshly by the courts. Driving while under the influence is one of the priciest misdemeanor crimes you can be charged with in San Diego. A DUI can have life-altering consequences for the accused, but there are a few facts about DUIs that everyone should know if they, or someone they care for, are facing DUI charges.

New 2023 Expungement Law Will Help Over a Million Californians

December 28, 2022

A new law takes effect in 2023, making it a year of celebration for many who have been convicted of crimes previously ineligible for expungement in California. Governor Newsom signed SB731 into law, and this “clean slate” law opens doors for over a million Californians. It is critical to plan and work with an excellent defense attorney to be able to file on July 1st.