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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives radically; business closures, social distancing, and public health measures have all created a new normal for society. At Mitchell L…
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives radically; business closures, social distancing, and public health measures have all created a new normal for society. At Mitchell Law Group, we understand that going through criminal prosecution is already diff… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/06/criminal-defense-tips-during-covid-19/


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Category: Criminal Defense

One of the most common questions I get, besides, they didn't read me my rights, is whether the police have to give you a phone call. The following is my public service announcemen…
One of the most common questions I get, besides, they didn't read me my rights, is whether the police have to give you a phone call. The following is my public service announcement regarding this oft requested information. Drumroll...the answer is YES!! https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/04/if-im-arrested-do-i-have-right-phone-call/


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Category: Criminal Defense

For most people getting arrested is not a common occurrence.  What you've seen in the movies or television is likely all you have to base your expectations on. Rarely is Hollywo…
For most people getting arrested is not a common occurrence. What you've seen in the movies or television is likely all you have to base your expectations on. Rarely is Hollywood's portrayal of something a true to life depiction. So, what can you expec… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/04/what-expect-when-youre-arrested/


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Category: Criminal Defense

Recently enacted, The Mental Health Diversion Law (PC 1001.36) allows for alternative sentencing and treatment under special circumstances. A written motion submitted by a wel…
Recently enacted, The Mental Health Diversion Law (PC 1001.36) allows for alternative sentencing and treatment under special circumstances. A written motion submitted by a well-qualified attorney is routinely opposed by the prosecution. Thus, when conside… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/02/defend-your-rights-california-mental-health-diversion-law-requires-expert-help/


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Category: Criminal Defense

When someone is arrested for a crime, they may not be able to think clearly in that moment. Most people are in a state of distress at this time. They're upset about being arrest…
When someone is arrested for a crime, they may not be able to think clearly in that moment. Most people are in a state of distress at this time. They're upset about being arrested and about the effect this is going to have on their lives and their loved o… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/10/dont-say-anything-without-your-fresno-criminal-lawyer-present/


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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

When you're searching for a criminal lawyer, the stakes are much higher compared to shopping for everyday products and services. On the other hand, at least one part of the proc…
When you're searching for a criminal lawyer, the stakes are much higher compared to shopping for everyday products and services. On the other hand, at least one part of the process is similar. You're likely to go online to find out what their website has … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/09/what-look-criminal-lawyers-website/


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Category: Criminal Cases

When you have a legal problem, and you need to choose a lawyer, you might be nervous and distressed. You need a legal professional to explain all the details, guide you and ex…
When you have a legal problem, and you need to choose a lawyer, you might be nervous and distressed. You need a legal professional to explain all the details, guide you and explain possible solutions. The choice is difficult, but do not be overwhelmed. … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/07/legal-issues-and-choosing-right-lawyer/


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If you have been charged with a crime, the time between your arrest and your court date should be taken seriously. Aspects of your day-to-day life can be fair game for judges …
If you have been charged with a crime, the time between your arrest and your court date should be taken seriously. Aspects of your day-to-day life can be fair game for judges and prosecutors to review. Police and investigators will often review your p… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/06/3-criminal-defense-tips-when-it-comes-social-media/


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Category: Criminal Defense

Criminal records, like so many other pieces of paper that we need to establish ourselves in this modern world, are a matter of public record. Which means, of course, that anyo…
Criminal records, like so many other pieces of paper that we need to establish ourselves in this modern world, are a matter of public record. Which means, of course, that anyone who wants to know about your criminal record can find out about it simply b… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/05/criminal-defense-tips-how-get-copy-your-criminal-record/


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Category: Criminal Defense

Just like your business requires a strategy and any task that you're trying to accomplish requires a strategy, fighting a legal case also requires a strategy. And in order to d…
Just like your business requires a strategy and any task that you're trying to accomplish requires a strategy, fighting a legal case also requires a strategy. And in order to develop this strategy, you need to work in tandem with your criminal attorney. Y… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/01/3-tips-working-your-criminal-attorney-come-strategy/


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Category: Criminal Defense

When you're communicating with your criminal lawyer, you should remember that it doesn't matter whether you're innocent or guilty. The law says that everyone has a right to a d…
When you're communicating with your criminal lawyer, you should remember that it doesn't matter whether you're innocent or guilty. The law says that everyone has a right to a defense. So you shouldn't be afraid that your lawyer is going to judge you or be… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/01/3-tips-communicating-your-criminal-lawyer/


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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 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

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…
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. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/09/top-criminal-defense-tips-when-youre-facing-charges/


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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: Criminal Defense

When you have been charged with a crime, there are various legal steps that need to be followed. The state of California will issue you a lawyer, but that individual might not hav…
When you have been charged with a crime, there are various legal steps that need to be followed. The state of California will issue you a lawyer, but that individual might not have enough time to dedicate to your case. This means you need to look at get… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/07/navigating-plea-deal-fresno-criminal-attorney/


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Category: Criminal Defense

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…
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… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/06/criminal-defense-tips-what-you-need-know-about-your-miranda-rights/


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Category: Criminal Cases

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…
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. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/06/4-reasons-work-fresno-criminal-lawyer/


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Category: Criminal Cases

The fourth amendment of the United States Constitution grants persons reasonable rights to not have themselves and their properties searched. Unlawful searches and seizures can vio…
The fourth amendment of the United States Constitution grants persons reasonable rights to not have themselves and their properties searched. Unlawful searches and seizures can violate a person's expectation of privacy. There are, however, several mitigat… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/05/times-police-can-search-you-or-your-home-or-car-without-warrant/


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