• 19 Feb 2021
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Penalties for Sex Crimes Under California Law

Posted by srailawoffice In Uncategorized February 19, 2021 0 Comment
Penalties for Sex Crimes Under California Law

Sex crimes carry harsh punishments in California. A sex crime is a crime against an individual that is unwanted and sexual in nature. Some common examples of sex crimes include: Rape Child sexual abuse Child pornography Statutory rape Marital rape Sex with animals Human trafficking Prostitution Incest Indecent exposure Sexual harassment If you have been …

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  • 13 Jan 2021
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What Is the CBRA: Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act?

Posted by srailawoffice In Uncategorized January 13, 2021 0 Comment
What Is the CBRA: Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act?

On December 9th Senator Elizabeth Warren and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler introduced the Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2020 (CBRA) in both the House and the Senate. The Act would represent the most significant overhaul of the consumer specific provisions in the Bankruptcy Code since the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act …

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  • 23 Nov 2020
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Can I Get a DUI If I Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Posted by srailawoffice In Uncategorized November 23, 2020 0 Comment
Can I Get a DUI If I Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Most drivers know that California law makes it illegal to drive under the influence of any controlled substance, including marijuana. However, if you live in one of the states that have made it legal to use marijuana for medical purposes, you might think that as long as you carefully follow the medical marijuana rules, you …

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  • 21 Nov 2020
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Penalties and Defenses for California Sex Crime Charges

Posted by srailawoffice In sex crime November 21, 2020 0 Comment
Penalties and Defenses for California Sex Crime Charges

Sex crimes are heavily frowned upon in our culture and society. For the accused, a sex crime conviction can carry irreparable injury to livelihood, including but not limited to jail or prison time, fines, probation, ruined reputation and having to registers as sex offender for life. There is no running back from a sex offense …

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

Posted by srailawoffice In Uncategorized 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 Uncategorized 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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  • 08 Oct 2020
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Drug Offenses Under California Law

Posted by srailawoffice In Uncategorized October 8, 2020 0 Comment
Drug Offenses Under California Law

The United States prohibits possession, cultivation, manufacturing and the distribution of illegal substances, such as cocaine, heroin and ecstasy. These drugs have been strictly regulated under both federal and state laws. However, each state has approached this war on drugs differently. As such, some drug offenses are considered misdemeanors in some states but felonies in …

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