• 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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  • 04 Dec 2017
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Murder v. Manslaughter Under California Laws

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense December 4, 2017 0 Comment
Murder v. Manslaughter Under California Laws

To the loved ones of a person killed by another, there is little difference between the terms murder and manslaughter – either way, they lost their loved one. However, for the person facing criminal charges of killing another person, the difference between murder and manslaughter can be huge. It can mean the difference between a …

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  • 29 Sep 2017
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Criminal and Civil Consequences of White Collar Crimes

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense September 29, 2017 0 Comment
Criminal and Civil Consequences of White Collar Crimes

White collar crimes are commonly referred to any type of criminal crimes that do not involve physical violence and that relate largely to financial matters. People charged with white collar crimes have the same rights and protections as defendants accused of other crimes because white collar crime involve mostly the same legal principles. What sets …

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  • 25 Sep 2017
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DUI False Positives and Other Unusual Drunk Driving Arrests

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense September 25, 2017 0 Comment
DUI False Positives and Other Unusual Drunk Driving Arrests

Have you ever heard about the driver who was arrested for drunk driving because he had taken cough medication? Or what about the state legislator who successfully argued that the breath spray caused a false positive on the Breathalyzer test that was administered? Although police offers and courts generally accept the result of breathalyzer tests …

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  • 15 Sep 2017
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The Important Role of a Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense September 15, 2017 0 Comment
The Important Role of a Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal conviction is not automatic, but rather involves a drawn out process. The criminal courts and laws do not automatically find a person guilty of a crime and sentence him or her. The United States Constitution gives each person certain rights and protections. However, it takes a talented and experienced Stockton criminal defense attorney …

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