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Updates to the Felony-Murder Rule in California | Criminal Defense Lawyer

Updates to the Felony-Murder Rule in California

June 28, 2019

If you or your loved one were sentenced to prison under the felony-murder rule in California, you may be eligible for re-sentencing. A new law was signed on September 30, 2018 redefining the crime of felony-murder in California. This law will impact prison sentences for hundreds of men and women sentenced over the last few…

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How Does Miller v Alabama Impact Juvenile Sentencing?

How Does Miller v Alabama Impact Juvenile Sentencing?

June 19, 2019

Back in 2017, the Supreme Court heard a case called Miller v Alabama. The case questioned whether a juvenile can fairly be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The case was filed by attorneys for a young man named Evan Miller. When Miller was just 14 years old, he beat his…

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Difference Between Theft and Fraud in California

What is the Difference Between Theft and Fraud?

May 30, 2019

A lot of people think they know the difference between theft and fraud. But when asked to say what that difference is, they’re at a loss. That makes sense. There’s no reason for people to think or care about the differences between these two crimes. Unless you’re a criminal attorney or someone studying for the…

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Most Outrageous Defenses to Murder

What are Some of the Most Outrageous Defenses to Murder?

May 15, 2019

We’ve all seen movies where the defendant claims some insane defense to murder and gets off. In real life, it doesn’t work like this. If you kill someone, odds are, you’re going to jail. You’re probably going to jail for life. There are some defenses to murder. For example, in San Diego you may claim…

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What are Defenses to Rape in San Diego? | San Diego Criminal Lawyer

What are Defenses to Rape in San Diego?

April 30, 2019

If you’ve been charged with rape or sexual assault, you have to be scared. In this day and age, you can’t be sure where people are coming from anymore. We’ve gone from a time when accusations of rape weren’t taken seriously enough to a time when people are afraid to have relations for fear of getting in…

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Murder Charges for Children in San Diego | San Diego Defense Attorney

Can Your Child Be Charged As an Adult for Murder in California?

April 15, 2019

We all raise our children in the hopes that they’ll grow up to be happy and successful. We never expect to raise our children to be criminals. However, things happen. Just because your child has been charged with a crime doesn’t mean he’s a bad person. People make mistakes. And, kids make more mistakes than…

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What are the Possible Defenses to Rape Criminal Attorney San Diego

What are the Possible Defenses to Rape in California?

March 31, 2019

Being charged with rape is a serious thing. Whether it’s statutory rape or forcible rape, you will be facing serious criminal charges. The problem is that, when it comes to rape, it can be almost impossible to prove or disprove. It really comes down to who the jury believes – the victim or the accused. We’ve all…

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What are the Defenses to Murder Criminal Lawyer San Diego

What are the Defenses to Murder in San Diego?

March 15, 2019

If you’ve been arrested and charged with murder in San Diego, you could be facing some serious consequences. Whether you’re guilty of the crime or not, you’re going to need an experienced criminal lawyer in San Diego. The only way you can escape the trouble you’ve found yourself is with a skilled criminal lawyer. You…

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What Are the Sexual Assault Laws in CA San Diego Criminal Defense

What Are the Sexual Assault Laws in California?

February 28, 2019

Some of the most serious crimes involve murder or sexual assault. If someone has a rape, or any other sexual assault accusation, it can change their lives. Even if they don’t actually have to go to prison, it can still ruin their life. This is why it’s so important that anyone charged with a sexual offense…

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First and Second Degree Murder San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney

What’s the Difference Between First and Second-Degree Murder in California?

February 15, 2019

Most of us have heard the term first-degree murder. And we think we know what this means, but do we really? It’s not until you or a loved have a murder charge that you really need to know the difference. Thankfully, a San Diego criminal defense attorney knows the difference, because they handle these types of…

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