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What to Do If You Have Been Accused of Money Laundering

Posted on : July 2, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson

Facing Money Laundering Charges? Any person who has allegedly been engaged in a financial transaction that was intended to take money obtained through criminal activities and to use it in any way that appears to be from a legitimate source could be accused of money laundering. If you have been accused of money laundering, it […]

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FBI Research Indicates That Violent Crimes are Up in California

Posted on : June 5, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson
Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Matson

Are Violent Crimes Up In California? 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 […]

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Expunging Your Misdemeanor Record in CA

Posted on : May 9, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson
Expungement Attorney, Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Matson

Misdemeanor Record Expungement In California Did you know that you may be eligible to receive an expungement of your misdemeanor charges in California, in a particular situation?  You should never attempt to handle these complicated circumstances on your own.  Which is why the support of a criminal defense attorney in Orange County is strongly recommended. I procedure known as expungement, […]

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California Legislators Intend to Keep Young Offenders Out of Adult Court

Posted on : April 9, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson

Young Adults In Adult Court A legislative hearing was recently packed with former youth offenders and criminal justice experts, but California legislators pushed back a bill that would keep minors who commit crimes out of those adult courts. Mandatory sentencing rules have long been a problem in California and in other states and some advocates […]

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New Study Shows Problems with Criminal Justice System in Bay Area

Posted on : March 6, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson

Are There Problems With The Bay Area Criminal Justice System? 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 […]

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