• 18 May 2021
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Using the Brady Doctrine as a Criminal Defense Strategy

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense May 18, 2021 0 Comment
Using the Brady Doctrine as a Criminal Defense Strategy

Just because you were charged with a crime does not mean you will be convicted and sentenced. As the accused, you have the right to a fair trial by an impartial jury. In order for you and your criminal defense attorney to put on the best defense strategy, the law requires the prosecution to disclose …

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  • 15 May 2021
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Consequences of Driving with a Suspended License

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense May 15, 2021 0 Comment
Consequences of Driving with a Suspended License

Driving is a right, not a privilege. When you lose your right to operate a vehicle for any given reason, you should not get behind the wheel. Driving with a suspended license can result in even more dire consequences. If you are caught driving on with a suspended licenses, you can get arrested and face …

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  • 19 Apr 2021
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Defending Child Pornography Charges

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense April 19, 2021 0 Comment
Defending Child Pornography Charges

Criminal charges involving child pornography are often associated with internet crimes that involve the possession or dissemination of sexualized images of minor children. California Penal Code Section 311 defines child pornography as any image, video, or depiction of a minor engaged in actual or simulated sexual conduct. Since child pornography qualifies as both a sex …

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  • 17 Mar 2021
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Suspended License v. Revoked License: What Is the Difference?

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense March 17, 2021 0 Comment
Suspended License v. Revoked License: What Is the Difference?

It is important to understand the difference between a suspended license and a revoked license if you find yourself in trouble for certain types of traffic violations. The more serious your violation is, the more serious the penalties can be. A revoked license is not the same thing as a suspended license. While a revoked …

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  • 20 Feb 2021
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Important Qualities to Look for When Hiring an Internet Crime Defense Lawyer

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense February 20, 2021 0 Comment
Important Qualities to Look for When Hiring an Internet Crime Defense Lawyer

If you are charged with an internet crime, finding a criminal defense lawyer best suited for you and your case is important if you want a favorable outcome. There are many attorneys practicing or claiming to practice in the field of internet crime defense. But like any other profession, there are stark differences in ability, …

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  • 09 Nov 2020
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The 411 on Suspensions and Reinstatements of Commercial Driver’s Licenses Under California Law

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense November 9, 2020 0 Comment
The 411 on Suspensions and Reinstatements of Commercial Driver’s Licenses Under California Law

Accumulating a certain number of points on your driving record within a specific period of time will result in the suspension or revocation of your commercial driver’s license. A suspension or loss of a CDL for most commercial drivers can result in a serious financial setback. If you or someone you know is facing the …

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  • 12 Oct 2020
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Civil v. Criminal Trials: What Is the Difference?

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense October 12, 2020 0 Comment
Civil v. Criminal Trials: What Is the Difference?

There are a variety of classifications of laws. One of the most common classifications is civil versus criminal law. Although both of these branches of law aim to stop or punish wrongdoers or compensate the victims of such wrongful actions, they are different in how they deal with each type of case and the types …

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  • 08 Oct 2020
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Can a Witness Refuse to Testify in a California Criminal Case?

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense October 8, 2020 0 Comment
Can a Witness Refuse to Testify in a California Criminal Case?

If a witness in a criminal case refuses to testify, that individual could be found in contempt of court under California Penal Code 166 PC. The penalties for being found in contempt of court range from jail time, a fine or both. However, a victim in a domestic violence or sexual assault case cannot be …

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