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What Crimes Count as Felony Murder?

Felony Murder

Coming up against or standing up to a murder charge is devastating to any person’s life. Not only will you likely face the possibility of incarceration for an extended period of time, but also being marked as a felon except, maybe not. Murder and felony murder are often confused, leading to the concept that if…

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Can a Minor Be Charged as an Adult in San Diego, California?

Charged as an Adult

Up until this year, any child aged 14 or older could be charged as an adult in California. However, the law changed recently and the age has now increased to 16 years old. Basically, the courts in California, under pressure from the public, determined that people under 16 years old can’t possibly be held to…

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What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole in San Diego?

Parole in San Diego

While the goal of the criminal justice system is to punish, it’s also important that we try to rehabilitate as many criminals as possible. Some offenders are considered so dangerous that prison is the really place they can be trusted. For other people, however, prison may not be the best place for them to learn…

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What are the Different Kinds of Warrants in San Diego?

Warrants in San Diego

As long as you have a valid license and insurance, you shouldn’t be all that afraid of being pulled over. The worst that can usually happen is you get a ticket and have to pay a fine. Of course, if you’re caught driving drunk, the consequences will be much worse. But most people get pulled…

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The New Bail System in California is in Effect

new bail system in california

California is proud of the fact that they were the first state to officially get rid of the cash bail system. Effective October of this year, cash bail no longer exists in San Diego. With the new bail system in California, if you’re arrested only one of two things can happen. Either you’ll be out…

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Gang Crimes on the Rise Again in San Diego

Gang Crimes on the Rise Again in San Diego | Criminal Defense Lawyers

Last year, the San Diego police department was applauded for the way they changed the tide when it came to gang crimes. For the first time in a decade, the number of gang crimes and violent crimes was on the decline. However, for some reason this year, these numbers jumped in the other direction. Gang…

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How Does Parole Work in California?

How Does Parole Work in California? | Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you’ve been convicted of a serious crime in San Diego, you’ll be facing actual jail time. Depending on the offense, you could end up spending a few months in the county jail. Or, if your crime is a felony, you may be a resident of the State penitentiary. It all depends on whether or…

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What are the Penalties for Sexual Battery in San Diego?

What are the Penalties for Sexual Battery in San Diego?

If you’ve been arrested and charged with sexual battery, you are facing some pretty serious penalties. As with most crimes, the penalties depend on the facts of your case. The more egregious your behavior, the worse the penalty will be. In order to appreciate the penalties that come with a sexual battery conviction, it’s important…

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