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The Importance of Your Right to Silence
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 Fifth Amendment guarantee your right to remain silent when you are under criminal investigation. The right to silence protects ...

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Blog posts in Criminal Offenses

  • New California Laws in 2018

    Every year, the California Legislature passes hundreds of bills. In 2018, most of them will take effect on New Year’s Day. The new laws cover topics ...

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  • Why Indecent Exposure is a Criminal Offense

    Willfully exposing yourself in an inappropriate manner is considered a sex crime against the suspected individual under California indecent exposure ...

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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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  • Voters Approve Proposition 57

    On Tuesday, November 8 th , 2016, 65% of California voters approved a proposition that grants prison officials more say in prisoner releases. An ...

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  • CA Penal Code § 484: Charges for Petty Theft

    A violation of Penal Code Section 484, also known as a "Petty Theft," is a significant criminal offense for many reasons. First and foremost, it can ...

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  • I Am Facing Criminal Charges for the First Time...Am I Going To Jail?

    In just about every consultation related to a criminal arrest, I get asked "Am I going to jail for this?" This is usually followed by "How long will I ...

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