• 11 Sep 2017
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Collecting Evidence In a Criminal Case

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense September 11, 2017 0 Comment
Collecting Evidence In a Criminal Case

Collecting the right evidence is key in getting acquitted of criminal charges. The type of evidence you collect and the sources you consult with to get the evidence will depend on the specific facts of your case and the specific offenses you have been charged with. The most important step you need to take before …

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  • 14 Aug 2017
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Should I Hire a Criminal Attorney If I’m Innocent?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense August 14, 2017 0 Comment
Should I Hire a Criminal Attorney If I’m Innocent?

Just because you are charged with a crime does not mean you are actually guilty of that crime. However, just because you believe or are certain that you are innocent, you still need to hire an experienced Stockton criminal defense lawyer to help prove your innocence. Unfortunately, innocent people are arrested and convicted all the …

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  • 11 Aug 2017
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Avoid the Pitfalls of Plea Bargaining

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense August 11, 2017 0 Comment
Avoid the Pitfalls of Plea Bargaining

Most criminal cases in the Central Valley area are resolved through plea agreements. Plea negotiations are a “routine” way for disposing of cases in the criminal justice system. Approximately 90 percent of criminal cases in both federal and state courts are resolved through plea bargaining. Since plea bargaining is common practice in criminal courts, it …

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  • 20 Jul 2017
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What To Do If You Get Arrested

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense July 20, 2017 0 Comment
What To Do If You Get Arrested

In 2015, law enforcement made an estimated 10,797,088 arrests. Of these arrests, 505.681 were for violent crimes, and 1,463,213 were for property crimes. Most people don’t meaningfully do things to get arrested. And regardless of why and what you get arrested for, it can no doubt be stressful for both you and your loved ones. …

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  • 05 Jan 2017
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Sentencing In a Central Valley Criminal Case

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense January 5, 2017 0 Comment
Sentencing In a Central Valley Criminal Case

You cannot be automatically convicted of a crime after getting arrested or charged. You are convicted of a criminal offense in the Central Valley either by entering a plea of guilty voluntarily before the Court, or being found guilty by a jury or a judge in a trial. Once you are convicted, the Court will …

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  • 17 Jun 2016
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Understanding Juvenile Crimes

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense June 17, 2016 0 Comment
Understanding Juvenile Crimes

Getting charged with a crime at any age can be devastating; but being charged as a youth offender can be terrifying for both the alleged offender and the child’s loved ones. As a child, you may be afraid of the impact a conviction will have on your family, school, personal life and future. As a …

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  • 15 Jun 2016
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The Legal Defense of Self-Defense

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense June 15, 2016 0 Comment
The Legal Defense of Self-Defense

Although self-defense can be a complicated issue, it may be a necessary defense in certain situations. If you or someone you know has been charged with a crime in which you were defending yourself or a third party from imminent serious bodily harm or death, your Fresno criminal defense attorney may use self-defense as a …

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  • 24 Aug 2015
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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Formal Charges Are Filed

Posted by Gurjit Srai In Criminal Defense August 24, 2015 0 Comment
5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Formal Charges Are Filed

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), nationwide, law enforcement made an estimated 11,302,102 arrests in 2013. Of these arrests, 480,360 were for violent crimes, and 1,599,284 were for property crimes. However, formal charges were not filed for all of these arrests. A criminal conviction can result in serious penalties and consequences that may …

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