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Category: Criminal Defense

There's some good news for many Californians facing criminal misdemeanor charges. As of January 1, 2021, Assembly Bill 3234 is now an active law.  A primary provision in thi…
There's some good news for many Californians facing criminal misdemeanor charges. As of January 1, 2021, Assembly Bill 3234 is now an active law. A primary provision in this bill means California judges can now offer a pretrial diversion in a qualifying … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/01/get-misdemeanor-charge-dismissed-through-ab-3234-californias-new-diversion-law/


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Category: Criminal Defense

  Being charged with a crime is a very scary and confusing time. You may or may not be guilty of the alleged crime(s). The evidence may be shaky, hard to understand, or com…
Being charged with a crime is a very scary and confusing time. You may or may not be guilty of the alleged crime(s). The evidence may be shaky, hard to understand, or completely false. It is also not unheard of to have additional charges tacked on in a… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/06/should-i-accept-plea-deal/


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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 Cases

If you are heading to court soon for criminal charges, there are a few things you should prepare in advance. While you might have your case in order and working with an attorne…
If you are heading to court soon for criminal charges, there are a few things you should prepare in advance. While you might have your case in order and working with an attorney on strategy, it is important to put a little thought into your appearance and… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/10/tips-appearing-court-your-criminal-case/


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Category: Criminal Defense

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…
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 … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/09/key-questions-your-criminal-defense-lawyer/


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Category: Domestic Violence

In California, domestic violence is a serious offense that can carry significant penalties for the perpetrator, in addition to substantial injury to the victim. As a domestic viole…
In California, domestic violence is a serious offense that can carry significant penalties for the perpetrator, in addition to substantial injury to the victim. As a domestic violence lawyer, the Mitchell Law Group has considerable experience in addressin… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/01/domestic-violence-explained-fresno-lawyer/


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Category: Domestic Violence

If you've been accused of domestic violence, you are likely experiencing one of the most difficult times in your life for a myriad of reasons. A Domestic Violence Lawyer has the sp…
If you've been accused of domestic violence, you are likely experiencing one of the most difficult times in your life for a myriad of reasons. A Domestic Violence Lawyer has the specific experience that you need to defend your character and reputation in … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/12/accused-domestic-violence/


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Category: Criminal Defense

You never expected it to happen to you: you have been charged with a crime. It is an uncomfortable and even scary situation. Therefore, here are some Criminal Defense Tips. Do…
You never expected it to happen to you: you have been charged with a crime. It is an uncomfortable and even scary situation. Therefore, here are some Criminal Defense Tips. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/02/tips-criminal-defense-attorney/


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Category: Criminal Defense

After an arrest, you’ll likely want to secure assistance from a bail bondsman to ensure your timely release. You may be surprised to know that the amount of bond can vary a great d…
After an arrest, you’ll likely want to secure assistance from a bail bondsman to ensure your timely release. You may be surprised to know that the amount of bond can vary a great deal based upon a number of factors. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/11/criminal-defense-tips-factors-influence-amount-bail/


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Category: Sex Crimes

In November 2014, the San Francisco Federal Appeals Court blocked the enforcement of a recent state law that would require certain convicted sex offenders in California to provide…
People who have been convicted of an online or offline sex crime still face many long-term consequences. It is crucial to contact a criminal lawyer when charged with any type of sexual crime. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/01/fresno-criminal-lawyer-discusses-consequences-sex-crime-conviction/


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Category: Criminal Cases

On December 4, the Fresno Bee reported local PD chief Jerry Dyer's announcement that the police force will be ramping up their efforts to control escalating gang violence in the c…
Anyone who lives in Fresno ought to know a few criminal defense tips. One such tip involves behavior when in the presence of police. There are three different kinds of police encounters. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/12/criminal-defense-tips-how-act-when-confronted-police/


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Category: Criminal Defense

If you use the Internet, there's already information about you online and on your computer that could be used as evidence in any number of crimes. To access information on a perso…
If you use the Internet, there's already information about you online and on your computer that could be used as evidence in any number of crimes. To access information on a personal computing device, law enforcement agents generally need warrants. But in… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/08/criminal-defense-tips-are-you-posting-incriminating-information-social-media/


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Category: Criminal Defense

If you've been charged with a crime and will be facing a judge, no matter what it is, you need a skilled and trusted lawyer in your corner to protect you and your rights. But how …
If you've been charged with a crime and will be facing a judge, no matter what it is, you need a skilled and trusted lawyer in your corner to protect you and your rights. But how do you know what to look for when making an informed decision as to who will… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/05/criminal-defense-tips-choosing-right-attorney/


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