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Can I Avoid Going to Jail for Drug Possession in CA?
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 without a valid prescription—in your car. While getting your charges dismissed is the best way to avoid spending time in jail, it ...

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Blog posts in Criminal Defense

  • 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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  • 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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  • If I Have Been Convicted of a Felony in CA, Can I Still Vote?

    Voting is one of the most important rights which U.S. citizens (18 years of age or above) have, giving us the opportunity to elect government ...

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  • If You Get Pulled Over by Police, Siri Can Help Record the Incident

    Although some police departments throughout the country require their officers to wear body cameras, others do not. Even if they do, obtaining the ...

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  • A Second Chance for Prisoners Charged with Murders They Didn't Commit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1437, which reduces the ability of prosecutors to use the “felony murder rule” on those who have been considered murder ...

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  • Police Misconduct Records Are Now Available to the Public

    Going into effect on January 1, 2019, California residents will gain access to specific records regarding police misconduct (including sexual ...

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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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  • Filing a Motion to Suppress

    In a criminal case, a motion to suppress is an attempt by the defense to make certain pieces of evidence out of the trial because they were illegally ...

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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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