You commit the crime of embezzlement when you wrongfully take something that someone else has entrusted to you. The main difference between larceny and embezzlement is that in embezzlement, you start off with lawful possession of the property. Continue reading “CRIMES OF THEFT”
Upon DUI conviction, many jurisdictions require the installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in all vehicles operated by the defendant. The IID is a mechanism connected to the vehicle’s ignition to measure ethanol within a person’s breath. Continue reading “IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE”
It is always in an individual’s best interest to have a criminal arrest expunged from their record. An arrest on a person’s record can affect an individual’s ability to get a job, housing, an education, loans and grants, special licenses, promotions, and security clearances. Continue reading “EXPUNGEMENT”
Crime statistics in California show that almost 60,000 robbery crimes took place in 2012 alone. Robbery is a serious offense in California. California law Penal Code 211. defines robbery as, “the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.” In accordance with Section 211, Section 212. defines fear as either: Continue reading “ROBBERY”
Charges against juveniles need to be handled just right to protect a young persons future. A case before the California Juvenile Courts is different than a criminal case, and should be approached differently.
We have represented clients in these courts many times and are fully prepared to represent and defend your child’s interests. Don’t let a youthful mistake affect the rest of your life! Call our experienced juvenile defense lawyers for a free legal consultation, and we’ll advise you on how to best fight your case, or negotiate a deal that will minimize any future impact that a juvenile record may have. Continue reading “JUVENILE CASES”
This occurs when a person unlawfully takes, steals, or drives another person’s vehicle with the intent of depriving that person of their vehicle. Auto theft can range from premeditated theft to borrowing a neighbors car for a joyride. Continue reading “GRAND THEFT AUTO”
BREAKING NEWS: The actual order from Federal Judge Cormac J. Carney ruling California’s death penalty system unconstitutional.
Pure Forest LLC is a family run company that provides reforestation and other related services to several clients on the West Coast. Recently, Jeff Wadsworth and Owen Wadsworth, the managers and operators of the company, were served with a law suit filed by a few disgruntled former employees. The civil suit alleges several acts of mistreatment and abuse. As a result of these allegations, a federal investigation was initiated. Continue reading “STATEMENT REGARDING PURE FOREST INVESTIGATION”