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Can I Own a Gun If I’m Convicted of Domestic Violence?
Can I Own a Gun If I’m Convicted of Domestic Violence?

Domestic battery occurs when an individual intentionally commits any harmful and unlawful touching against a current or former spouse or fiancé, a current or former dating partner, the other parent, or another household member. In order to be convicted of this domestic ...

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Blog posts in Violent Crimes

  • What is Swatting?

    Last month, a 26-year-old California man named Tyler R. Barriss was given a 20-year prison sentence for making false emergency calls to law ...

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  • How Long Does a CA Restraining Order Last?

    Marriages and relationships have their ups and downs. Sometimes, an argument elevates into a physical altercation that warrants law enforcement ...

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  • Hate Crimes in California

    A hate crime in California is considered a criminal offense committed against someone else that is motivated by prejudice against the victim’s ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Is Your Child Accused of Threatening Violence?

    Due to the recent school shootings and the prevalence of violence in public schools nationwide, law enforcement and school administrators are taking ...

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