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

Posted on : February 6, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson
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Immigration Impact On Crimes 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 […]

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New Research Shows that Crime Rates are Up in LA County and Down in California Overall During Criminal Justice Reform Period

Posted on : January 3, 2018, By:  Donald J Matson
crime rates might be down, but if you're accused, you need a defense lawyer

The Effects Of Criminal Justice Reform In California Across 2010 to 2016, crime in Los Angeles county, including both violent and property crime, increased by 5% even as the rest of the state experienced a downturn in crime, according to a recent report from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. They explored city crime […]

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What Are the Penalties for Probation Violation in California?

Posted on : December 4, 2017, By:  Donald J Matson
know what to do when you're accused of probation violation in CA

Probation Violation Penalties In California Probation may be a preferred outcome of your criminal case if you cannot avoid conviction, but it’s important that you realize the stakes are higher if your probation officer believes that you, at any time, violate the terms of these conditions. Your attorney should sit down with you and walk […]

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What Happens If You Are Arrested in California And Have an Allegation of Police Brutality?

Posted on : November 12, 2017, By:  Donald J Matson
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Police Brutality Allegations In California It might go by like a blur- suddenly, you’re being handcuffed and shipping off to the police station. You’re not sure how things escalated or why you’re being charged, but you know things just got quite serious. This is a common occurrence for someone who has been arrested. Respecting Your […]

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3 Defenses for Money Laundering

Posted on : October 9, 2017, By:  Donald J Matson
California Money Laundering Attorney

California Money Laundering Defenses While common, the white-collar crime of money laundering is a serious one. If you are charged with money laundering, you stand to incur significant fines, restitution, incarceration, and a permanent criminal record. Money laundering is charged as a felony. A conviction can affect your ability to get a job, rent a […]

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