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Preparing for Court

Many clients of ours find themselves unsure of what to expect when it comes to appearing in court: what do I need?  How should I act?  Where do I even go?  While this confusion is very understandable, having a solid idea of what you can expect before walking into the courtroom can be a big relief [...]

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes, DUI Defense, Immigration|0 Comments

What are the steps in a criminal case?

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys Pre-filing Investigation Before there is a criminal case, there is an investigation into potential criminal activity. Sometimes, the investigation is very brief, such as a traffic stop on suspicion of driving under the influence. In other cases, the investigation can last months or even years before charges are filed and arrests [...]

June 15th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes, DUI Defense|0 Comments

The Right To Remain Silent

Trusted Criminal Defense Attorneys in Los Angeles One of the most frequent misunderstandings of the law involves the right to remain silent, otherwise known as the Miranda rights. What are Miranda warnings? Miranda requires that police inform a person being questioned that they have the right to remain silent and any statements they make can be [...]

June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes, DUI Defense|0 Comments

Border Search Constitutional Rights

Don’t they need a warrant to search and question me? No. Due to the federal government’s interest in safety and enforcing immigration laws, the usual Fourth Amendment protections give way at international borders, which include international terminals in airports. Although these laws are based on immigration concerns, any evidence uncovered in these searches can be used [...]

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Immigration|0 Comments

Immigration Detainers

What is an immigration detainer and how can it affect you? Advocacy from a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney An immigration detainer is a formal request by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to state and local authorities holding an individual that directs the facility to hold the individual for [...]

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Immigration|0 Comments

What does Proposition 64 do?

Trusted Drug Crime Attorneys in Los Angeles What does Proposition 64 mean for me? On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana by adults over 21. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? Proposition 64 legalized the recreational use of marijuana by adults. Adults over the age of 21 can now [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes|0 Comments

Proposition 57

The Latest from Our Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 57, otherwise known as “The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act.” What does Proposition 57 do? Proposition 57 increases parole chances for individuals convicted on non-violent felonies. It also gives judges, rather than prosecutors, the power to determine whether to try [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Criminal Justice Reform|0 Comments

Neighborhood Prosecutor Program

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys Clearly, City Attorney Mike Feuer is very proud of his Neighborhood Prosecutor Program. But what our office has noticed is that this program has resulted in a drastic increase in filings for criminal threats, violation of protective order, and harassment cases between neighbors. Many potential clients have walked in when what [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Criminal Justice Reform|0 Comments

THC DUI- Coming Your Way, California!

Get Ready with Our Los Angeles DUI Attorneys With the recently passed Proposition 64, California has legalized recreational marijuana. Driving under the influence of marijuana, however, remains illegal. Proposition 64 itself did not set a limit for under the influence. Likely, legislators will set the limit for a “per se” THC DUI at 5 nanograms THC [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes, DUI Defense|0 Comments

Workplace Drug Testing

Drug Crime Attorneys Serving Los Angeles On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana by adults over 21. Many would-be recreational users are now facing a problem that has plagued medicinal marijuana users for years: workplace drug testing. Marijuana is stored in the body’s fat cells and can [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes|0 Comments