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What is Revenge Porn?

When two people are romantically involved with each other, there are many ways intimacy can occur. In the modern digital age, many couples share sexually explicit photos or videos with one another through texts, e-mails, and even social media platforms such as Snapchat or ...

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    • Types of Prescription Drugs Crimes

      The abuse of prescription drugs has become a national epidemic. Although many states have addressed this important issue by increasing drug treatment ...

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    • Adderall & Other Study Drugs on College Campuses

      For many overworked, overcommitted and overscheduled college students, the pressure to succeed is so high, they turn to concentration enhancing drugs ...

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    • Can I Refuse a Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS) Test?

      After a DUI arrest, California’s “implied consent” law requires all suspects to submit to chemical testing to determine blood alcohol content (BAC) or ...

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    • What Affects a PAS Test (Breath Test)?

      Breath tests are the most common chemical test administered for DUI investigations because they can be used roadside and the results are ...

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    • What is Revenge Porn?

      When two people are romantically involved with each other, there are many ways intimacy can occur. In the modern digital age, many couples share ...

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    • Texting Someone to Commit Suicide

      While statements such as “Sometimes I wish you would jump off a bridge” or “Why don’t you just kill yourself?” may appear to be jokes, they take on a ...

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    • What Internet Search Terms Can Lead to an Arrest?

      Rather than going to the library or simply asking a friend, we now rely on online search engines such as Google or Bing to provide a practically ...

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    • 5 Questions to Ask Your Criminal Defense Attorney

      If you have been arrested for a crime, remember you have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney ...

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    • What Crimes Qualify for Expungement in California?

      In California, expungement of criminal records means that a prospective employer cannot see or use your past conviction against you when it comes to ...

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    • What constitutes a DUI refusal?

      Under the California Implied Consent Law, a driver on the road "consents" to providing a chemical test if detained and arrested for DUI . This means a ...

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    • California's No Cash Bail System: How Will It Work?

      Back in August, California became the first state in the country to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. Once the new law takes effect on ...

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    • New Traffic Safety Laws in 2019

      Now that it is almost the end of 2018, the California Highway Patrol is bringing awareness to the new laws approved by the California Legislature this ...

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    • Common Ways People Violate Probation

      Whether you are convicted of a criminal offense or plead guilty in court, one alternative to jail or prison time is probation . A judge can suspend ...

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    • One DUI and Two Cases?

      Yes, it is true. If you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol, you have two cases. One is with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the ...

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    • What Crimes Can Result in Deportation?

      Not only can a criminal conviction result in a jail/prison sentence, fines, and a permanent criminal record, but it can also lead to deportation if ...

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    • Can I Avoid Going to Jail for Drug Possession in CA?

      A routine traffic stop could result in criminal charges if police discover a controlled substance—whether it’s cocaine or prescribed medication ...

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    • Types of Prescription Drugs Crimes

      The abuse of prescription drugs has become a national epidemic. Although many states have addressed this important issue by increasing drug treatment ...

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  • DUI
    • Avoid Getting a DUI on Valentine’s Day

      As Valentine’s Day approaches, you want your partner to enjoy a romantic evening to celebrate your love and appreciation for one another. Many people ...

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    • CHP Arrested 1,140 Suspected Drunk Drivers New Year's 2019

      Over the New Year’s holiday weekend between December 28 and January 2, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials arrested a total of 1,140 suspected ...

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    • Can You Get a DUI While Operating a Self-Driving Vehicle?

      Earlier this month, a Northern California man was arrested and charged with a DUI after he was found asleep behind the wheel of an autonomous Tesla on ...

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    • CHP Arrested 1,140 Suspected Drunk Drivers New Year's 2019

      Over the New Year’s holiday weekend between December 28 and January 2, California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials arrested a total of 1,140 suspected ...

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    • Common Mistakes Made by Police in DUI Cases

      Police are required to follow specific rules and protocols when investigating a suspected DUI driver and making a subsequent arrest. However, if any ...

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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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    • How to Avoid a DUI Arrest this St. Patrick's Day

      St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means many individuals will be hitting the local bars and having some green beer, Guinness, or ...

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    • Holiday DUIs & Checkpoints

      The holiday season is notorious for being a dangerous time on public roadways. While this may partially be caused by increases in traffic and more ...

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    • Holiday Checkpoints

      As we near the holidays, there is often an increase in the number of people arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Many of these arrests come from ...

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    • New Bill to Help Expungement of Old Cannabis Convictions

      On November 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, making recreational marijuana legal throughout the state. Additionally, the measure also ...

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    • How Can I Clear My Criminal Record in California?

      A conviction on your record can make you feel embarrassed and frustrated. It can jeopardize your career and future job opportunities and not allow you ...

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    • What Crimes Qualify for Expungement in California?

      In California, expungement of criminal records means that a prospective employer cannot see or use your past conviction against you when it comes to ...

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    • California Lawmakers Approve Tougher Gun Restrictions

      In the wake of recent massacres involving firearms in the United States, California lawmakers sent several bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s office that ...

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    • What Should I Do If Arrested By A Police Officer?

      Question: "What should I do if I am arrested by a police officer?" Answer: Do not speak or answer questions without first consulting with an attorney. ...

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    • Ventura Criminal Defense Blog

      Welcome to our blog! At Wilfert Law P.C., our passion is to provide the best chance for clients' criminal charges to be reduced or dismissed. We know ...

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    • 3 Most Common Holiday Crimes

      With the holidays fast approaching, we at The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert understand how societal pressures to purchase gifts for friends and ...

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    • 3 Ways Identity Theft Occurs

      Identity theft is the act of obtaining, purchasing or stealing someone’s personal identifying information for his or her own financial gain. Identity ...

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    • What are my Miranda Rights in a DUI Arrest?

      One of the most common questions posed to me during an initial DUI consultation revolves around the lack of Miranda warnings being issued prior to the ...

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    • 3 Most Common Holiday Crimes

      With the holidays fast approaching, we at The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert understand how societal pressures to purchase gifts for friends and ...

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    • What Crimes Can Result in Deportation?

      Not only can a criminal conviction result in a jail/prison sentence, fines, and a permanent criminal record, but it can also lead to deportation if ...

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    • I've Been Accused of a Sex Crime! What Should I Do?

      Although our country’s legal system presumes each person is innocent until proven guilty, false allegations can still have a negative impact on your ...

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    • What Happens If You Fail to Register as a CA Sex Offender?

      According to California’s Sex Offender Registration Act--also called Megan’s Law-- sex crime convicts are required to register with law enforcement of ...

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    • 3 Most Common Holiday Crimes

      With the holidays fast approaching, we at The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert understand how societal pressures to purchase gifts for friends and ...

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    • What Crimes Can Result in Deportation?

      Not only can a criminal conviction result in a jail/prison sentence, fines, and a permanent criminal record, but it can also lead to deportation if ...

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    • Burglary vs. Robbery

      Although it is common for people to use burglary or robbery interchangeably when discussing theft, they are actually considered separate crimes in ...

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    • 3 Most Common Holiday Crimes

      With the holidays fast approaching, we at The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert understand how societal pressures to purchase gifts for friends and ...

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    • Texting Someone to Commit Suicide

      While statements such as “Sometimes I wish you would jump off a bridge” or “Why don’t you just kill yourself?” may appear to be jokes, they take on a ...

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    • What Crimes Can Result in Deportation?

      Not only can a criminal conviction result in a jail/prison sentence, fines, and a permanent criminal record, but it can also lead to deportation if ...

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    • Self-Defense Laws in California

      If you have been arrested for a violent crime against another individual, but you were only protecting yourself from danger, it is your right to use ...

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