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Top Criminal Defense Tips When You're Facing Charges

If you are facing criminal charges, you are probably feeling more than a little bit nervous about what is going to happen. These are a few criminal defense tips that can help you through this difficult process.
If you are facing criminal charges, you are probably feeling more than a little bit nervous about what is going to happen. These are a few criminal defense tips that can help yo… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/09/top-criminal-defense-tips-when-youre-facing-charges/

Key Questions for Your Criminal Defense Lawyer

You need to know what to expect when charged with a criminal act. There are general and specific issues you need to address to your defense attorney. Ask for details of how your case might/will proceed. Here are five important questions you should always …
You need to know what to expect when charged with a criminal act. There are general and specific issues you need to address to your defense attorney. Ask for details of how your… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/09/key-questions-your-criminal-defense-lawyer/

What can a Criminal Attorney do for you?

If you find yourself charged with a crime your first impulse might be to worry and react haphazardly. You might not be ready to deal with the complex paperwork, procedures, and rules and failing to do so can cost you money or time in prison. In this situa…
If you find yourself charged with a crime your first impulse might be to worry and react haphazardly. You might not be ready to deal with the complex paperwork, procedures, and rul… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/08/what-can-criminal-attorney-do-you/

Criminal Defense Tips: What You Need to Know about Your Miranda Rights

Do you watch the television show, "Cops?" A fan of "Criminal Minds?" If you watch crime shows, or ever witnessed an arrested yourself, you've probably seen an officer reading someone their "rights" upon being cuffed and thrown into the back of a police ve…
Do you watch the television show, "Cops?" A fan of "Criminal Minds?" If you watch crime shows, or ever witnessed an arrested yourself, you've probably seen an officer reading some… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/06/criminal-defense-tips-what-you-need-know-about-your-miranda-rights/

4 Reasons to Work with a Fresno Criminal Lawyer

Being charged with a crime is never a good thing. Whether you are guilty or not, it's important to know what to do. Rather than stumbling through the legal proceedings, it's best to look to a criminal lawyer for help.
Being charged with a crime is never a good thing. Whether you are guilty or not, it's important to know what to do. Rather than stumbling through the legal proceedings, it's best t… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/06/4-reasons-work-fresno-criminal-lawyer/

Real Talk From A Fresno Criminal Defense Lawyer

It's time for some real talk about the type of people who find themselves facing criminal charges such as DUI. Good people can and do find themselves on the wrong side of the law. This includes your family, your friends, doctors, teachers, even you. Clear…
The long-running and popular syndicated television show Cops has brought the lives of police officers and suspects into the living rooms of the American public for over 25 years… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/05/real-talk-fresno-criminal-defense-lawyer/

Investigators at Your Door - 2017 Criminal Defense Tips

If you've witnessed a crime, know a crime victim or perpetrator, or investigators are at your door because you may be a material witness to a crime in the San Joaquin Valley, you need legal representation. In this emotional upsetting time, you know both o…
If you've witnessed a crime, know a crime victim or perpetrator, or investigators are at your door because you may be a material witness to a crime in the San Joaquin Valley, you … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/04/investigators-your-door-2017-criminal-defense-tips/

Criminal Defense Tips: What to Know About Plea Deals

Anytime you plead guilty to a crime in a court of law it is serious business. When you accept a plea deal, you do not go to trial but you do face an automatic conviction. Yet, plea bargaining is common and is often recommended as a criminal defense strate…
Anytime you plead guilty to a crime in a court of law it is serious business. When you accept a plea deal, you do not go to trial but you do face an automatic conviction. Yet, plea… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/02/criminal-defense-tips-what-know-about-plea-deals/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Warns About Costly Software Errors

Courts and law enforcement agencies increasingly rely on updated software solutions to carry out a variety of tasks. Greater efficiency and improved accuracy are supposed to be the main benefits of new software programs. But is this always the case?
Like other branches of government, the criminal justice system sometimes undergoes computer system upgrades. Courts and law enforcement agencies increasingly rely on updated softwa… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/12/fresno-criminal-attorney-warns-about-costly-software-errors/

Criminal Defense Tips: "It Only Takes One"

Looking for a useful criminal defense tip? Remember this: it only takes one. One false accusation. One bad decision. One traffic stop. One misunderstanding. Just one time of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Looking for a useful criminal defense tip? Remember this: it only takes one. One false accusation. One bad decision. One traffic stop. One misunderstanding. Just one time of bein… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/11/criminal-defense-tips-it-only-takes-one/

Criminal Defense Tips for Minimizing the Impact of a Being Put on Trial

If you have been charged with a crime, using these Criminal Defense Tips may serve you well inside and outside of a courtroom. It can be tempting to take a favorable plea or sign something, to avoid far more legal jeopardy down the road. Don't plead to an…
If you have been charged with a crime, using these Criminal Defense Tips may serve you well inside and outside of a courtroom.  It can be tempting to take a favorable plea or s… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/10/criminal-defense-tips-minimizing-impact-being-put-trial/

Arrested? Keep Quiet and Contact an Attorney ASAP

Under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, all people in the United States have a right against self-incrimination. Incrimination includes any speech or behavior that exposes a person to the risk of criminal prosecution.
Under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, all people in the United States have a right against self-incrimination. Incrimination includes any speech or behavior … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/arrested-keep-quiet-and-contact-attorney-asap/

3 Criminal Defense Tips (That May Keep You Out of Jail)

None of us want to brush up against the law, but the unfortunate truth is that most of us will, sooner or later. And when that happens, the most important thing you can do is keep your wits about you. The second most important thing you can do is follow t…
None of us want to brush up against the law, but the unfortunate truth is that most of us will, sooner or later. And when that happens, the most important thing you can do is keep … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/3-criminal-defense-tips-may-keep-you-out-jail/

Fresno Criminal Lawyer Discusses Lay Opinions

If you watch courtroom dramas on television or in movies, you probably remember a time when a lawyer yelled objection because a witness stated an opinion and not a fact. People who are not expert witnesses must generally only talk about what they observed…
If you watch courtroom dramas on television or in movies, you probably remember a time when a lawyer yelled objection because a witness stated an opinion and not a fact. People who… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/08/fresno-criminal-lawyer-discusses-lay-opinions/

Know Your Fifth Amendment Rights

Too often, people accused of crimes do not understand their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, no one can be compelled to say anything that could lead to criminal prosecution. This means that i…
Too often, people accused of crimes do not understand their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, no one can be compelled… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/08/know-your-fifth-amendment-rights/

Criminal Defense Tips You Can't Afford To Ignore

Being charged with a crime can put you in a challenging situation. As you work to prove your case, there is someone else working against you. Innocent or guilty, there are some things that you should not do as you face criminal charges.
Being charged with a crime can put you in a challenging situation. As you work to prove your case, there is someone else working against you. Innocent or guilty, there are some thi… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/07/criminal-defense-tips-you-cant-afford-ignore/

Is Video Footage Getting Used Against You? Call on a Fresno Criminal Attorney

Given the prevalence of video surveillance cameras, it's possible that should you ever face criminal charges (for any of a variety of crimes), camera footage may serve as evidence against you.
Video surveillance cameras play an important role in criminal investigations. These cameras are in many locations, public and private, and proliferating in new places. For example,… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/07/video-footage-getting-used-against-you-call-fresno-criminal-attorney/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Discusses the Costs of Wrongful Conviction

A research group examined known wrongful felony convictions in California over the course of 20 years and estimated that taxpayers lost roughly $282 million as a result.
A recent article from the Washington Post discussed the costs to California taxpayers when people get wrongfully convicted of crimes. A research group examined known wrongful felo… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/04/fresno-criminal-attorney-discusses-costs-wrongful-conviction/

Fresno Criminal Attorney: Advice On Avoiding The Wrong Attorney

Every criminal attorney will bring something different to the table. Everyone will do his or her best to work in your best interest, but all criminal attorneys are not equal.
Every criminal attorney will bring something different to the table. Everyone will do his or her best to work in your best interest, but all criminal attorneys are not equal. Hone… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/03/fresno-criminal-attorney-advice-avoiding-wrong-attorney/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Helps Ensure Your Rights Are Protected

If you were arrested and charged with a crime, but feel your rights were violated during the arrest process, your criminal attorney may consider filing a motion to suppress. A motion to suppress is a request made by a criminal defense attorney that asks t…
If you were arrested and charged with a crime, but feel your rights were violated during the arrest process, your criminal attorney may consider filing a motion to suppress. A mot… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/03/fresno-criminal-attorney-helps-ensure-your-rights-are-protected/

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