I Was Not Read My Miranda Rights: Now What?
I Was Not Read My Miranda Rights: Now What? You don’t have to be a law student, and you certainly don’t have to be an attorney, to be familiar with "Miranda Rights." If you've watched any episode of NCIS, 48 Hours, or even Locked Up, chances are you can recite the Miranda Rights at the snap of your fingers. That's great, but there may [...]
Why Hire An Experienced California Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Why Hire An Experienced California Criminal Defense Lawyer? Being charged with a crime is a serious matter. Depending on the severity of the charge, you may be facing serious consequences. The anxiety and stress surrounding not knowing how your case will turn out can be enough to drive you up the wall. Attempting to handle your criminal matter without the help of a lawyer [...]
Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Thrown Out In California (Part 2)
Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Thrown Out In California (Part 2) The prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed the crime(s) that you have been charged with. When it can be proven that the police violated your rights – which is possible through the help of a skilled criminal defense attorney – then it can be difficult, if not impossible, [...]
Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Thrown Out In California (Part 1)
Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Thrown Out In California (Part 1) Not every criminal case is a slam dunk. The police are notorious for making errors that can result in your criminal charges being dismissed or you being found not guilty at trial. From illegal searches to racial profiling, there are a number of violations committed by the police that can make it [...]
Does Retaining A Lawyer Make You Appear Guilty To The Police?
Does Retaining A Lawyer Make You Appear Guilty To The Police? If you are arrested by law enforcement, you might feel the need to disclose information to them without your lawyer present. This can be a big mistake. In your typical Hollywood movie, those under arrest or who are under suspicion of committing a crime are frowned upon by law enforcement the moment that [...]
How To Get A Better Plea Bargain In A California Criminal Case
How To Get A Better Plea Bargain In A California Criminal Case California prosecutors are in no hurry to offer you a sweetheart deal when you have just been charged with a crime. Rather, they want to punish you so that, according to them, justice is served. However, some cases are harder to prove than others – and prosecutors know this. You might fall [...]