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Expungement: How a Fresno Criminal Lawyer Can Clear Your Record

Do you intend to apply for a job? A loan? For housing? As an assistant on your son's baseball team? A helper in your kid's classroom? Do you plan to travel overseas? Adopt? Any or all of these privileges might be adversely affected with a criminal convict…
Everyone makes mistakes. To err is human. And sometimes, the outcome is as simple as learning a lesson and walking away with a clean slate. Unfortunately, the California Crimin… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/08/expungement-how-fresno-criminal-lawyer-can-clear-your-record/

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/

A Fresno Criminal Lawyer Offers Advice on Responding to Federal Criminal Charges

What would a Criminal Lawyer advise an individual facing federal criminal charges? Anyone facing federal firearms, tax evasion, fraud, or other felony charges needs legal counsel from someone who has experience handling federal criminal cases. Those cases…
What would a Criminal Lawyer advise an individual facing federal criminal charges? Anyone facing federal firearms, tax evasion, fraud, or other felony charges needs legal counsel … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-criminal-lawyer-offers-advice-responding-federal-criminal-charges/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Asks: Can Police Use Your Smartphone Fingerprint Feature as Evidence?

For a wide variety of crimes, technological developments are opening up new possibilities for police to obtain evidence. One potential piece of evidence they may want to collect and use to establish their case is a smartphone fingerprint, such as the Touc…
For a wide variety of crimes, technological developments are opening up new possibilities for police to obtain evidence. One potential piece of evidence they may want to collect … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-criminal-attorney-asks-can-police-use-your-smartphone-fingerprint-feature-evidence/

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/

Don't Be a Pushover, Just Say No

Often when someone finds themselves in a situation where they are interacting with law enforcement, they are unsure of their rights and can feel intimidated by law enforcement agents. Even for a self-confident individual, a run-in with police can catch yo…
Often when someone finds themselves in a situation where they are interacting with law enforcement, they are unsure of their rights and can feel intimidated by law enforcement age… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/06/dont-be-pushover-just-say-no/

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/

Criminal Defense Tip: Do Not Agree To A Polygraph Without The Representation Of An Attorney

In criminal cases, there always seems to be some confusion about the use of lie detector tests, also referred to as a polygraph. These tests are given as an attempt to show when someone is giving a deceptive answer to a question. Criminal investigators an…
In criminal cases, there always seems to be some confusion about the use of lie detector tests, also referred to as a polygraph. These tests are given as an attempt to show when s… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/05/criminal-defense-tip-do-not-agree-polygraph-without-representation-attorney/

These Criminal Defense Tips Can Help You Avoid Mistakes Others Have Made

If a law enforcement official ever suspects that you have committed a crime, you should know that you can protect your rights.
If a law enforcement official ever suspects that you have committed a crime, you should know that you can protect your rights. When you are innocent, or not so innocent, the law e… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/03/these-criminal-defense-tips-can-help-you-avoid-mistakes-others-have-made/

Fresno Criminal Lawyer Discusses Consequences of a Sex Crime Conviction

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.
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… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/01/fresno-criminal-lawyer-discusses-consequences-sex-crime-conviction/

Take Advantage of Criminal Defense Tips When Charged with a Gang Crime

Under California Penal Code 186.22, any person who commits a crime while involved with a known street gang, motorcycle gang, or neighborhood gang may be sentenced to an additional one to three years in jail. The legal name for this sentencing is gang enha…
Under California Penal Code 186.22, any person who commits a crime while involved with a known street gang, motorcycle gang, or neighborhood gang may be sentenced to an additional… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/12/take-advantage-criminal-defense-tips-when-charged-gang-crime/

Criminal Defense Tips: How to Act When Confronted by Police

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.
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… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/12/criminal-defense-tips-how-act-when-confronted-police/

Fresno Criminal Lawyer Takes a Look at California Crime Trends

Now that we're approaching the end of the year, it might be a good idea to take a step back and look at the state of crime in California.
Now that we're approaching the end of the year, it might be a good idea to take a step back and look at the state of crime in California. Recently, the Public Policy Institute of… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/12/fresno-dui-attorney-asks-are-police-behaving-they-should-during-traffic-stop/

Did you get caught texting behind the wheel? Contact a Traffic Defense Attorney

The dangers of texting while driving are well known by now, but they aren't always a deterrent for people who text while behind the wheel; people tend to overestimate their own driving abilities and downplay the risks.
Did you recently get caught texting while driving? Are you facing fines that you need to defend yourself against? Some background on texting while driving The dangers of texti… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/11/did-you-get-caught-texting-behind-wheel-contact-traffic-defense-attorney/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Looks at Prop. 47: Will We Be Seeing Lighter Sentences for Certain Crimes?

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.
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… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/10/fresno-criminal-attorney-looks-prop-47-will-we-be-seeing-lighter-sentences-certain-crimes/