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What Should You Know About Failure to Appear in California?

Posted on : August 8, 2018
If you are charged with failure to appear in addition to the original charges surrounding the reason that you were supposed to show up in court in the first place, you could be looking at significant consequences. Understanding the California crime of failure to appear begins with hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney. You could […]

FBI Research Indicates That Violent Crimes are Up in California

Posted on : June 5, 2018
Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Matson
Any violent crime carries high penalties upon a conviction, but if you have a criminal record or if extenuating circumstances apply, the conviction consequences might be severe. The best way to avoid being put behind bars and trying to cope with the impact of a criminal record is to exercise your right to a lawyer […]

New Study Shows Problems with Criminal Justice System in Bay Area

Posted on : March 6, 2018
Being accused of a crime can trigger a whole series of events that can be confusing for the accused. Although everyone accused has certain rights under the constitution, a new study indicates that it can take a long period of time for someone accused of a crime to see their case completed in California. This […]

New Crime Prevention Research Center Data Looks at Impact of Immigration and Crimes

Posted on : February 6, 2018
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If you have special immigration status in the US, you already might know that being accused of a crime comes with higher stakes than a traditional US citizen. If you’re convicted of a crime, you could be deported. In addition, officials are now taking a much tighter look at the possibility of immigrants committing crimes. […]

What You Need to Know About Burglary

Posted on : July 16, 2017
California Burglary Attorney
While burglary is considered a wobbler crime and can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, it is more often than not charged as a felony. This crime, if convicted, carries serious penalties and consequences that have the potential to change your life. Here’s what you should understand about the crime of burglary […]