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 [...]

2017-06-28T20:59:19+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Drug crimes, DUI Defense, Immigration|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 [...]

2017-06-06T15:47:43+00:00June 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 [...]

2017-06-06T16:24:55+00:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Immigration|0 Comments