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How Long Will I Have to Register as a Sex Offender in California?
How Long Will I Have to Register as a Sex Offender in California?

According to California law, individuals convicted of certain sex crimes are required to register as sex offenders with a local law enforcement agency. Convicted sex offenders in the state are required to register for life, no matter the seriousness of the offense. However, ...

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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Supreme Court Ruling Requires Warrant to Obtain Cellphone Location Data

    Law enforcement in California, and throughout the United States, will now generally need a search warrant to track cellphone location data after a ...

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  • Are Fireworks Legal in Ventura County?

    The use of consumer fireworks on the Fourth of July is as American as apple pie and backyard barbecues. However, fireworks are illegal in the cities ...

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  • DUI Conviction & Education

    Not only does a DUI conviction have a negative impact on employment , but also in the academic field. Unfortunately, most young people who are either ...

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  • DUI Conviction & Employment

    In addition to a possible jail sentence, fines, license suspension and other penalties, a DUI conviction may have a negative impact on a person’s ...

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  • Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant to Search Vehicle in Your Driveway

    Regarded as a victory for Fourth Amendment advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 against a warrantless police search that involved a Virginia ...

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  • Can I Plead to a "Wet Reckless" Instead of DUI?

    When you have been arrested for a DUI , especially if it is your first-time offense, it is possible to obtain a lesser charge, such as “wet reckless ...

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  • Elements of a Criminal Threat

    In California, it is considered a crime to willfully communicate a threat to another individual that would result in great bodily harm or death. This ...

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  • The Importance of Your Right to Silence

    From movies and television shows to real life, we have all seen the reading of a suspect’s Miranda rights. The United States Supreme Court and the ...

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  • Is It Against the Law to Make Prank Calls?

    Although making prank calls seems like harmless fun, especially for children, they may also result in criminal charges. According to California law, ...

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