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Hiring an Identity Theft Attorney in Los Angeles

Various Forms of Identity Theft With the advent of electronic technology, identity theft has become a very common crime and as such, more and more law enforcement agencies are now taking active steps to prosecute people for various crimes involving identity theft. Often, these cases may be complicated and involve a vast paper trail of evidence that needs to be sifted through in order to properly present a defense. When you or someone close to you is charged with identity theft it is crucial to consult with a criminal attorney who has experience in handling these types of cases. Identity...

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Drug Trafficking Attorney – How Drug Sales Cases are Handled

Drug Trafficking and the sales of narcotics has always been a highly contested topic of criminal law. The so called “war on drugs” has cost taxpayers countless dollars and has taken up a large part of the law enforcement resources both on a State and Federal level. For as long as people seek out drugs, the police will seek out those who sell them and initiate criminal prosecutions. The type of prosecutions and the penalties for drug trafficking vary greatly on a case by case basis. That is why if you or someone close to you is facing drug trafficking...

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Local Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

5 Things To Look For Before Hiring A Local Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer The Los Angeles area is a vast metropolis with availability of virtually every service imaginable. This is definitely the case when it comes to criminal dense lawyers. With so many criminal lawyers in Los Angeles, how does one know who the best criminal defense lawyer for them is? In this blog, I will discuss what to look for when hiring a local Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer. Does The Lawyer Have Experience? No amount of schooling will replace experience when it come to the field of...

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Los Angeles Felony Lawyer

What Happens When Someone is Arrested for a Felony There are two types levels of crime that may be charged in a criminal case: misdemeanor and felony. In this blog, I will discuss what happens when someone is facing felony charges in a criminal court. There are hundreds of felony crimes in the California Penal Code and almost all criminal conduct can rise to the level of a felony, depending on the circumstances of a case. When you or someone you love is facing criminal charges, always seek the counsel of a criminal defense attorney prior to taking any type...

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Domestic Violence Lawyer Los Angeles

5 Things To Know About Domestic Violence Before You Go To Court One of the most common cases that a criminal lawyer sees involves domestic violence. These can vary in severity from misdemeanor to felony, depending the nature of the alleged incident. In the field of criminal defense, people will unfortunately get bad advice from the wrong sources. This is extremely common when it comes to domestic violence cases. In this blog, I will discuss certain issues that arise in domestic violence case and try to touch upon mistakes that I have seen people make so hopefully you will avoid...

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Criminal Threats-Penal Code 422 PC

What Constitutes Criminal Threats in California As a criminal defense attorney, I often defend clients who are facing charges for criminal threats. Formerly knowns as terrorist threats, Penal Code 422 criminal threats do not involve any actual physical harm to the victim but merely a fear of harm that was conveyed by the Defendant. This often confuses clients because a person can be charged with a crime without ever lifting a finger to harm anyone. Many times, criminal threat charges will arise out of domestic violence cases or from a dispute that did not rise to the level of physical...

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Best Criminal Defense Attorney Los Angeles

When you or someone you love is charged with a crime, you will want an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle the case in criminal court. An internet search for best criminal defense attorney Los Angeles will yield thousands of results of attorneys claiming to be the best. Knowing which criminal attorney to hire can be confusing and intimidating to someone who has little or no experience working with criminal lawyers and the criminal court system. In this blog, I will list five things that you should ask from your criminal defense attorney before deciding if that attorney is the...

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Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consultation

Our firm offers a free consultation and case review for all our clients and potential clients. As an experienced criminal defense attorney who has been in the field of criminal defense for over 20 years, I can usually get a full understanding of my clients’ situation and formulate at least a partial plan of defense for their criminal case at the free consultation. When you or a loved one are charged with a crime, the first meeting with a criminal defense attorney is a crucial step in the process. In this blog, I will discuss the best way to approach...

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Affordable Criminal Defense Attorney Los Angeles

One of the biggest concerns for someone who is looking to hire a criminal defense attorney is the cost involved. It is a very understandable concern as usually hiring a criminal defense attorney is an unplanned event that occurs when something bad, such as an arrest or a visit from law enforcement, happens to them or their loved one. In this blog, I will explain how criminal defense attorney fees are usually structured and how most people are always better off hiring an experienced and affordable criminal defense attorney to handle a criminal case. Flat Fees Retainers An affordable criminal...

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Arrest Warrants vs Bench Warrants

If you have an open warrant, it means that you may be arrested by a law enforcement officer for a specific legal violation. While it may be tempting to try to dodge arrest by hiding or running away, this can have very serious consequences. Often, voluntarily turning yourself in or appearing before a judge to answer to the charges behind your warrant can have a much more favorable outcome. By working with an experienced criminal lawyer, you can have a thorough understanding of the type of warrant issued for you, the charges against you, and the wisest course of action...