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In order to formally convict someone of a criminal charge, the evidence found should be sufficient to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that a person committed the crime. Being accused of a crime is one of the most stressful experiences anyone could face. If you were charged, you may be searching for answers, support, or simply, peace of mind. When it comes to criminal defense, it is crucial to always remain one step ahead so that you are aware of what could happen next.

However, you may be surprised to find that there are many ways to defend these cases, even when the odds seem stacked against you. Having an attorney on your side who understands the law can use that knowledge to your advantage.



Domestic violence laws are not only complicated, but can be outright confusing to an average person. That is why you need a domestic violence attorney with experience and understanding on how to navigate through the court system to ensure that everything in court goes well.

What is Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence can be anything from violent or aggressive behavior. The victim does not need to be a spouse but can also be a partner. Read More. . .


Penalties depend on which illegal drug is involved, how much you have, whether your intent is to sell it or use it, prior criminal background, and if you have any prior drug crime convictions. Even possession of a prescription drug without a prescription is a criminal offense.

There are four main types of drug charges that you may be faced with:

  1. Drug possession
  2. Drug sale or distribution
  3. Drug trafficking
  4. Drug manufacturing or cultivation

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If you have ever been arrested for a DUI, it can be quite frightening and scary. For many individuals, this will be the first crime in which they have ever been charged. DUI charges are made against approximately 1.5 million drivers each year.

Driving Under The Influence (DUI) / Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

It is important to contact an attorney immediately. Given that so much is at stake in a DUI case and because DUI defense is a technically and highly specialized field involving medical terminology, etc., Read More…


A felony is a criminal offense for which a convicted person can be sentenced to serve one or more years in prison, pay fines or both. In California, felonies encompass a wide range of offenses, from non-violent crimes such as petty theft to violent crimes such as murder.


Felony charges are quite serious, and come with life-changing consequences. Even the lightest felony conviction can ruin many aspects of everyday existence, limiting employment, housing opportunities, denial of certain professional licenses, and deterioration of your quality of life for years to come. Read More…


In California, minors (17 years of age or younger) are prosecuted in the California juvenile court system when a juvenile commits a crime.

What is Juvenile Crime about?

The purpose of juvenile court is NOT to punish but rather rehabilitation, as it is designed to determine the most appropriate way to hold the juvenile accountable for his or her crime and to prevent future violations of the law. Read More…


Misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable in jail for up to one year. They are crimes that are less serious than felonies but can still carry life altering consequences from jail time and/or fines

What is Misdemeanors?

Misdemeanors may not be as severe in punishment and life long consequences as felonies, but a misdemeanor conviction can nonetheless be costly, in both financial and personal terms. A strong defense begins immediately, not in the court room! Read More…


Whether you are a “John” (customer) or a provider (escort), California law makes it illegal to solicit, pander, loiter or engage in the act of prostitution. The criminal charges range from misdemeanors to felonies in the State of California and the penalties are quite severe.

Prostitution Penalties

The penalties and consequences for these types of sexual offenses can be serious and include:
  • Jail
  • Probation
  • Fines & Fees
  • AIDS Testing
  • Community Service

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Whether you were convicted of a juvenile crime or a misdemeanor or felony as an adult, your criminal record can and may have adverse effects on your future.

How to resolve Expungement?

Expungement of your California criminal record is a legal process to clean your criminal record. Under California law, your misdemeanor conviction can be expunged, as long as you successfully completed the terms of your probation.  Read More…