• 06 May 2024
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Ignorance of the Law Defense

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense May 6, 2024 0 Comment
Ignorance of the Law Defense

Ignorance of the law cannot be used as a defense as per a fundamental legal principle in California or any other state in the country. If this was a defense, individuals charged with a crime would begin claiming ignorance. Laws apply to everyone, regardless of whether they understand it or even know about it. This …

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  • 13 Apr 2024
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Probation in California

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense April 13, 2024 0 Comment
Probation in California

Some criminal convictions often carry a term of probation for a specific amount of time. Probation may be in lieu of imprisonment or in addition to it. Regardless, if you have been ordered to complete a probation term in California, it is important that you have a thorough understanding of what is expected of you …

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  • 04 Apr 2024
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Defenses to Serious California Crimes

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense April 4, 2024 0 Comment
Defenses to Serious California Crimes

Just because you were arrested on criminal charges does not mean that you will have to be convicted on those charges. An experienced Fresno criminal defense attorney can investigate the facts of your case and help come up with defenses to avoid a conviction and the resulting serious punishment and consequences. California criminal laws require …

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  • 21 Mar 2024
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Classifying Crimes in California

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense March 21, 2024 0 Comment
Classifying Crimes in California

Crimes are classified in three categories under California law. Knowing the classifications can help guide what kind of punishment you can expect if found guilty of that crime. If you are facing any criminal charges, it is best to immediately consult with an experienced Fresno criminal defense attorney to increase your chances of getting the …

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  • 17 Jan 2024
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What Is Considered “White Collar Crime” Under California Law?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense January 17, 2024 0 Comment
What Is Considered “White Collar Crime” Under California Law?

Not all crimes are treated equal under California law. Most crimes are categorized as either blue collar crime or white collar crime. And depending on which category it falls under, in addition to some other circumstances, the punishment and sentencing will vary if convicted. In most cases, white collar crimes tend to have a “lighter” …

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  • 15 Dec 2023
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What Is Lewd Conduct Under California Law?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense December 15, 2023 0 Comment
What Is Lewd Conduct Under California Law?

California law does not define lewd conduct as one specific type of offense – rather it involves all types of sexual acts and activity in a public space. The sexual acts that can be charged as lewd conduct under the law can greatly vary, including receiving or giving oral sex in public, exposure of genitals, …

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  • 03 Nov 2023
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What is a Federal Crime?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense November 3, 2023 0 Comment
What is a Federal Crime?

Any crime should be taken seriously. However, if you face charges for a federal crime, there is an even bigger urgency to immediately hire an experienced criminal defense attorney because a conviction could stay with you for the rest of your life. A federal crime conviction can prevent you from qualifying for housing or employment …

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  • 20 Oct 2023
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Defending Drug Crime Charges

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense October 20, 2023 0 Comment
Defending Drug Crime Charges

California has enacted strict drug crime laws. The number of years of incarceration and specific penalties you may face for a conviction of drug charges can be serious depending on the type of drug, the amount, the specific crime, and other aggravating factors. If you are facing drug crime charges, it is imperative that you …

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