What happens if you, or somebody you know has been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon? This is also known as, Penal Code 245. Assault with a deadly weapon can be charged as both a misdemeanor, which could involve jail time, or a felony, which could involve prison time. This type of crime happens […]

A lot of people use the word assault and battery as if they are the same thing, but in fact they’re actually different. The main difference is that an assault is an action that could cause harm, or an unwanted touch on a person, and battery is the actual infliction, or force, or violence or […]

Sometimes when people call our law office and they’re being charged with a crime, one of the most common questions that we get asked is, how do I get a copy of my police report? The short answer is you will get a copy of your police report on your very first court date and […]

What happens when you or somebody you know has been accused or arrested of carrying a concealed firearm or weapon in a vehicle? The first thing to consider is whether or not this type of crime is being charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. In other words, the crime could be charged as both. […]

Can a criminal record affect your ability to stay in the United States if you are not an American citizen, or a permanent resident with a Green Card, or a DACA recipient, or here on a student, work, or other type of visa, or if you are undocumented? The answer really depends on the type […]

field sobriety test

Everyone knows that drinking and driving is incredibly dangerous. However, it is perfectly legal and safe to have a drink or two at a social event and get behind the wheel. Unfortunately, even if you are very careful with how much you drink, if you get pulled over, you may have to submit to one […]

The purpose of this is to give you some examples of how to get your DUI charges dismissed. For a full and comprehensive understanding of DUIs in California, including DMV hearings, and what to expect in criminal court, please watch our DUI playlists listed below. This is a down and dirty list of the most […]

Being arrested for domestic abuse can be an emotional and terrifying experience. If you are arrested for assault there are several things that you have to deal with immediately. The first is posting bail so you can be released. Sometimes a temporary restraining order or emergency protective order has been issued. These orders prohibit you […]

seal arrest record

Many people don’t realize that getting arrested, even if you are never convicted, can have a drastic effect on the rest of your life. Having an arrest record creates a stigma, rightly or wrongly, that can cause you to miss out on opportunities such as schooling, renting or buying a home, and getting professional certifications […]