Penal Code § 17(b) Offers Second Chance to Individuals Walking the Line
Not all criminal cases are equal. They vary in severity, scope, and damage. There are
In the state of California, prior to the passing of SB180, Health and Safety Code Section 11370.2 stated that anyone convicted of a long list of specified
One of the most important things to understand about the Judicial in California, is that laws can change. The California State Legislature has recently enacted
For the vast majority of criminal charges, if a person pleads guilty or is convicted, they will be granted Probation. As a term of probation, in cases such as DUI (CVC 23152), Domestic Violence (CPC 273), and many others, Defendants are often ordered to complete Classes or Programs that relate directly to the crime or crimes to which they have been convicted.
Whenever a person is charged with a criminal offense, whether it is a Misdemeanor or a Felony, minor or severe, one of the primary questions on anyone’s mind is
If you find yourself accused of any crime, you always have a choice of how you plead. On the arraignment date you typically have a choice of entering a plea of guilty or not guilty. However, there is a third option that some people end up pleading in order to resolve their case: the plea of no contest.