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Understanding California’s Aggravated White Collar Crime Enhancement

White collar crimes are nonviolent crimes that involve some form of fraud. The state of California and federal agencies can be involved in the investigation and prosecution of white collar Read More

A Divorcing Spouse’s Right to Reimbursement for Contributing Separate Property

In California, property acquired during a marriage is considered community property and is therefore subject to being divided equally in a divorce. So, what happens if a spouse used money Read More

What Happens if You Refuse a Breath Test in a California DUI Stop?

There are two different types of breath tests that an individual may be asked to take when stopped by the police for suspicion of a DUI. What happens if you Read More

Common Domestic Violence Charges and How to Fight Them

California law makes it a crime to willfully inflict bodily injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon certain family members or close acquaintances, such as spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, former spouses, Read More

Making a Convincing Child Custody Move-away Case

If you are considering a move out of state with your children, you will need to take some important steps to ensure that your child custody move-away case is convincing Read More

When Does Drug Possession Become Trafficking?

Being arrested for having drugs in your possession can carry serious penalties. The crime charged depends on the amount of drugs you’re carrying and what you intend to do with Read More

What to Do If You Suspect Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

The division of assets can be one of the most contested elements in a divorce proceeding. In some divorces, one spouse might attempt to hide property to avoid that asset Read More

Can a Grandparent Get Visitation Rights?

As a grandparent, your relationship with your grandchildren is a fulfilling and important aspect of life. However, due to a split in the family, you might have visits with your Read More

Proposed California Legislation Would Prohibit Sale of Firearms and Ammunition on State Property

Although the Second Amendment establishes the right to keep and bear arms, each state has its own laws detailing the protocol for gun use. California is known for having some Read More

Avoiding Probation Violations: Do’s and Don’ts

When a person is on probation, the thought of having that probation revoked can seem scary and overwhelming. Understanding the conditions and limitations of your probation is critical to the Read More

When Can a Theft Crime be Charged as a Felony?

Theft is the taking of someone’s personal property without their consent and with the intent to permanently deprive them of that property. While the concept is simple, the details of Read More

What is a “Sunset Clause” in a Prenuptial Agreement and How Does it Work?

Those who are contemplating marriage sometimes sign prenuptial agreements to protect their individual financial interests in the event that their marriage ends in divorce. These contracts specify how assets will Read More

How a DUI Charge Affects Those Serving in the Military

A criminal charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is very serious, with consequences for people from all walks of life. They can be particularly serious when the accused is Read More

Enforceable Visitation Arrangements for Single Parents

When a couple is married and has a child, both individuals are presumed to be the child’s legal parents under California law. When a couple is not married at the Read More

Understanding the Penalties for Drug Possession, Sale or Manufacturing

Persons accused of possessing, selling or manufacturing drugs in California face hefty penalties and incarceration if convicted. If you or someone you know is facing drug-related charges, it’s important to Read More

What Factors Make a DUI Charge a Felony?

A DUI is a serious offense that, upon conviction, can significantly impact a person’s life and livelihood. California law includes a wide range of DUI penalties that can vary based Read More

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