• 27 Jan 2017
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Juvenile Court v. Adult Court: What Is The Difference?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Charges January 27, 2017 0 Comment

If your child has been charged with a criminal offense, he or she may be tried in either adult court or juvenile court, depending on various factors. There are many differences between these two courts. The most common differences that you should know when dealing with a juvenile case in California are discussed below. The …

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  • 20 Jan 2017
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Cultivating Medical Marijuana May Be Criminal

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Charges January 20, 2017 0 Comment
Cultivating Medical Marijuana May Be Criminal

It is a well-established fact that medical marijuana is legal in California. In many places within the state, patients are also permitted to grow plants for medicinal purposes. However, in San Joaquin, cultivating medical marijuana is a criminal offense. Charges may be brought against those growing marijuana plants indoors or outdoors. Details on the No-Grow …

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  • 24 Oct 2016
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Terminating Probation Early

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Charges October 24, 2016 0 Comment

A court retains the discretion to place a defendant who has been convicted on criminal charges, most misdemeanors and some felonies, on a period of probation and impose sentencing obligations. If the court grants the probation, it will retain jurisdiction to enforce the sentencing terms. However, not all defendants have to carry out the full …

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  • 12 Aug 2016
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Dropping Criminal Charges

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Charges August 12, 2016 0 Comment
Dropping Criminal Charges

You “allegedly” did something “wrong” and you are now facing criminal charges. However, it is important to remember that not all arrests lead to an indictment. Your criminal charges can be dropped for a variety of different reasons. This article discusses who can drop the charges and the reasons why a criminal charge can be …

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  • 08 Aug 2016
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The 411 On DNA Evidence in Criminal Cases

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Charges August 8, 2016 0 Comment
The 411 On DNA Evidence in Criminal Cases

Advances in technology have made DNA one of the methods of choice when it comes to linking individuals with crime scenes and criminal assaults. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys use DNA evidence as a powerful tool during criminal trials to prove their case. The reason for this is that every person has certain elements of …

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