Fresno Criminal Lawyer Blog
Jul 05, 2018
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 explain possible solutions. The choice is difficult, but do not be overwhelmed. You will be able to choose the right lawyer if you know what things are important to look for.
Jun 20, 2018
If you've been charged with a DUI, there are defense alternatives available to you. It is more common to safeguard against a drunken driving charge by assaulting the officer's observations of what occurred before the detention or scrutinizing the trustworthiness of the test, for example, the precision of the breathalyzer test. The DUI laws vary from one state then to the next, and each case has unique facts, so it is best to counsel with a Drunk Driving Attorney.
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 posts or updates on social media. Here are three criminal defense tips that can help you avoid posting the wrong things on social media while your case is pending.
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 by running a search for it in the proper databases, or filling out the proper paperwork. Whether it's the manager at that new job you applied for, or a potential significant other who wants to know what she's getting into, your record is out there for them to find. Which is why it's a good idea for you to get a copy for yourself, so you know what it is other people are going to be seeing, and so you have it on hand for situations where it comes up.
Category: Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is looked upon as a serious crime. Even on a misdemeanor offense, a conviction usually necessitates the completion of a 52 week class and results in substantial jail time. But, what is Domestic Violence?
Apr 25, 2018
There are many circumstances under which you might need a criminal attorney. Whether you were arrested for drunk driving, domestic violence or under some other criminal charge. The decision to hire a private criminal defense attorney is often a difficult one for many people. Lets face it, lawyers aren’t cheap, and if they are, well that, usually, means they’re not very good at what they do.
Apr 11, 2018
One of the misconceptions about driving under the influence (DUI) cases is that they are open and shut. However, it is possible to challenge various aspects of a prosecutor's case and successfully have the charges dropped or reduced.
Category: Sex Crimes
In this day and age, the issue of consent con be a hotly contested subject. The boundaries of consent in the context of a sexual encounter have become blurred. If alcohol or drugs or involved, your partner may later claim that they did not consent to perform the sexual act or engage in the conduct. Consent is the permission and agreement that the other person is saying "yes" to having sex.
Mar 28, 2018
Many of my client's are baffled by the complexities of the impact a DUI conviction can have on their out of state license. This article discusses the specifics regarding 1650 waivers and why you might need one if you've had a conviction for a DUI and hold a drivers license outside of California.
Mar 21, 2018
This article describes the process in California for a veteran to take advantage of recent changes in California law allowing for the veteran to participate in a program to avoid a conviction on either a Criminal or DUI related offense