• 18 Jun 2020
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Officials Won’t Criminally Charge or Fine Peaceful Protesters

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense June 18, 2020 0 Comment
Officials Won’t Criminally Charge or Fine Peaceful Protesters

After facing backlash over how Los Angeles Police Department officials treated protesters during the first week of demonstrations following George Floyd’s death, city officials announced that they will not prosecute those arrested for curfew violations and failure to disperse. This news comes after tension between Angelenos and police officials escalated amid protests for Floyd, a …

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  • 16 Jun 2020
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What Is a Misdemeanor Crime?

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense June 16, 2020 0 Comment
What Is a Misdemeanor Crime?

Criminal offenses are designated as felonies, misdemeanors, or infractions based on factors such as the intention of the individual allegedly committing the crime and the extent of the impact it had on the victims and/or society at large. Of these three categories, felonies are considered to be the most serious type of crime and have …

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  • 06 Jun 2020
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Central Valley Criminal Defense Attorney Working For You During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by srailawoffice In Criminal Defense June 6, 2020 0 Comment
Central Valley Criminal Defense Attorney Working For You During the Coronavirus Pandemic

On March 19, 2020, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide shelter at home order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This order effectively changed the way individuals, families and business owners operate. All schools, businesses and non-essential court hearings have come to a halt until further notice. Although we are slowly …

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  • 08 Jan 2020
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Is It Possible to Kidnap Your Own Child?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense January 8, 2020 0 Comment
Is It Possible to Kidnap Your Own Child?

Under California law, you can be guilty of kidnapping your own child. Parental kidnapping generally happens in highly contested divorces and combative child custody battles. One parent takes the child physically away from the other parent without permission of the court or the other parent. This is a serious crime in California and is prosecuted …

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  • 01 Jan 2018
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California Law on Vehicle Theft Crimes

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense January 1, 2018 0 Comment
California Law on Vehicle Theft Crimes

Taking a vehicle without permission is considered a crime under California law. There are several different laws that specifically deal with vehicle theft: Unauthorized use of a vehicle (also known as “joyriding”) – California Vehicle Co de Section 10851 VC Carjacking – California Penal Code Section 215 PC Grand theft auto – California Penal Code …

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  • 07 Dec 2017
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What Is Clemency?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense December 7, 2017 0 Comment
What Is Clemency?

Getting convicted on criminal charges can have a significant impact on all aspects of your life. You can face serious fines, jail time, prison time or even death. However, under certain circumstances, the crime may be forgiven. This is known as a clemency. A clemency may be granted either by the governor of a state …

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