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Category: California Laws

If you live in California and own a gun, it is critical that you know CA Senate Bill 23, for both your safety and others. Effective since January 1, 2000, CA Senate Bill 23 establ…
If you live in California and own a gun, it is critical that you know CA Senate Bill 23, for both your safety and others. Effective since January 1, 2000, CA Senate Bill 23 established new criteria to define assault weapons. Penal Code Section 12276.1 def… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/03/what-every-fresno-gun-owner-should-know-about-ca-senate-bill-23/


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Category: Criminal Defense

  In the State of California, we have a three strikes law. Every time that you are convicted of a serious or violent felony, it is considered a strike. This includes crimes lik…
In the State of California, we have a three strikes law. Every time that you are convicted of a serious or violent felony, it is considered a strike. This includes crimes like burglary, arson, mayhem, murder, and much more. Here are some things that you s… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/12/fresno-criminal-defense-three-strike-offense/


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Category: Criminal Defense

When you've been accused of a crime, it might be tempting to just go with the first criminal defense attorney who comes your way. This might be the one who has been assigned to …
When you've been accused of a crime, it might be tempting to just go with the first criminal defense attorney who comes your way. This might be the one who has been assigned to you or someone recommended by a friend or family member. However, remember tha… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/12/5-things-look-criminal-defense-attorney/


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Category: Criminal Defense

You might be someone who's never had to work with a criminal lawyer before. Maybe you've never had any encounters with the law. Maybe you've never even broken a law in your lif…
You might be someone who's never had to work with a criminal lawyer before. Maybe you've never had any encounters with the law. Maybe you've never even broken a law in your lifetime. But it's possible for anyone to be accused of a crime, even if they have… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/12/how-criminal-lawyer-will-help-you-make-your-statement/


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Category: Criminal Cases

If you're going to be testifying in a criminal case, it's important that you prepare properly ahead of time. This is particularly the case if you are the defendant. As a cri…
If you're going to be testifying in a criminal case, it's important that you prepare properly ahead of time. This is particularly the case if you are the defendant. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/04/criminal-defense-tips-testifying-court/


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Category: Criminal Defense

A current debate going on in California involves Proposition 47, which could reduce the harshness of sentences for certain nonviolent crimes including petty theft, drug possession…
Mandating reduced prison time, or opting for other kinds of penalties instead of prison time for these kinds of crimes, is seen by supporters as a way to reduce prison crowding and save on tremendous costs. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/10/fresno-criminal-attorney-looks-prop-47-will-we-be-seeing-lighter-sentences-certain-crimes/


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Category: Criminal Defense

Whenever law officials suspect that you have committed a crime, you will have to protect all of your constitutional rights. It does not matter if you are actually guilty or as inn…
It does not matter if you are actually guilty or as innocent as they come, the DA and the police will want to convict you. Sometimes the prosecution will do whatever they feel is necessary to convince themselves that a person is guilty. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/10/7-criminal-defense-tips-keep-mind-if-police-think-you-have-committed-crime/


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Category: Domestic Violence

Some people may think that domestic violence only happens in certain areas or to certain types of people. The truth is, domestic violence happens all across the United States. Dom…
Domestic violence happens in all types of households and all types of neighborhoods. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/09/get-help-you-need-fresno-domestic-violence-lawyer/


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Category: Criminal Defense

Building a criminal defense strategy is no simple task. The job of a criminal defense lawyer is very important to the preservation of the Bill of Rights. In fact, five of the firs…
Building a criminal defense strategy is no simple task. The job of a criminal defense lawyer is very important to the preservation of the Bill of Rights. In fact, five of the first amendments of the Constitution distinctively defend the rights of people w… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/06/top-5-criminal-defense-tips/


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Category: Juvenile Defense

It may seem as if juvenile offenses won't have a major impact on the future because juvenile records are typically sealed.  However, juvenile cases need to be treated very serious…
It may seem as if juvenile offenses won't have a major impact on the future because juvenile records are typically sealed. However, juvenile cases need to be treated very seriously to try and minimize negative consequences for the future. The Mitchell L… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/05/tips-hiring-fresno-juvenile-criminal-attorney/


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Category: Drug Crimes

The war on drugs has seen many casualties. In an effort to reduce distribution and manufacturing of drugs, the state of California and the Federal Government impose serious penalt…
The war on drugs has seen many casualties. In an effort to reduce distribution and manufacturing of drugs, the state of California and the Federal Government impose serious penalties and fines for these types of charges. It is important to seek the counse… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/01/fresno-criminal-lawyer-explains-drug-distribution-charges-possible-imprisonment/


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