DUI Orange County special – $500 first offense

The first DUI driving offense is most often ones first interaction in the Criminal Justice System. It is a challenge to navigate on your own. Because it is your first DUI, most cases do not require your appearance in court. It is always helpful to have an experienced attorney review the various reports related to […]

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Prop 47 – Resentencing or Sentence Reduction

ALERT – You may be eligible for resentencing or sentence reduction under the new Prop. 47 law (Penal Code 1170.18). Even those in prison are entitled to sentence reduction and/or release based on the new law effective November 5, 2015. The following statutes are affected: 1. PC 459 – commercial burglary not exceeding $950 is […]

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Domestic Violence, Orange County Arrests

One of the most common criminal filings by the District Attorney’s office in Orange County is crime related to Domestic Violence (DV). These are 273.5 Misdemeanor/ Felony; 243 (e)(1) Battery co-habitant or spouse, 242 Battery, 240 Assault among others. What most people do not know is that when the police agency receives a Domestic Violence […]

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