Article Library

Retroactive Sentencing Guidelines Crack Cocaine Cases

Thousands of people convicted of crack cocaine offenses may be eligible for retroactive sentence reductions because of revised guidelines by the U.S. Sentencing Commission. An estimated 19,000 defendants will be impacted by these retroactive changes, which took effect March 3. Read More

Supreme Court Ruling

Domestic violence cases will be more difficult to prosecute following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that will make it harder for prosecutors to use out-of-court statements as evidence against defendants. Read More

How to Clear a Warrant in California with a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney

No matter what type of outstanding warrants you have in California; the most important first step to sorting it out is to find the right criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles or wherever the warrant was issued….Read More

How To Press a Domestic Abuse Charge in Los Angeles

If you have been the victim domestic violence and want to press charges against your abuser but are afraid to do so, the first step you need to take is to reach out to a Los Angeles domestic violence attorney.Read More

Reducing A Felony To A Misdemeanor

Those who have been convicted of a felony for a “wobbler crime” or who are charged with such a crime have a great interest in getting a felony reduced to a misdemeanor. In California, it is possible to have a court reduce some felony convictions to misdemeanor conviction after the fact…..Read More

Possible Consequences of A Domestic Violence Charge in California

Domestic violence is a “wobbler” crime in California, and it can be charged and prosecuted either as a misdemeanor or a felony. A Sacramento criminal attorney can explain the likely consequences of a particular domestic violence charge best, because this requires an understanding of how the local and state statutes and penal codes determine the gravity of the offense and appropriate punishment….Read More

Drug Treatment Can Replace Prison Time with a California Criminal Lawyer

As any California criminal lawyer will tell you, it is difficult to categorically say whether or not drug treatment can be used as an alternative sentence to prison time…..Read More

Criminal Evidentiary Issues That A Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Faces

In the American judicial system, evidence is the essence of how the defense and prosecution attempt to argue their case in criminal court. Both sides also seek to discredit and suppress the evidence submitted by the other, giving rise to several potential evidentiary issues that form an entire field of criminal law….Read More