Blog Posts in September, 2013

  • Types of Theft Crimes in California

    || 25-Sep-2013

    Theft crime is somewhat of an umbrella term that refers to a number of different types of illegal activity involving removing property from the possession of the owner without their consent. It can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the circumstances. Below are the different forms of theft crimes, and if you are faced with allegations of committing these or another crime, we ...
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  • Officers Receive App to Access Criminal Records on Smart Phones

    || 17-Sep-2013

    New technology allows officers to get the information on a suspect's background quicker than before. Previously, an officer would have to call back to the station in order to get access to the statewide criminal record. This could cause for delays, and made officers dependent on the station when they were out in the field. Now, they have a new app on their phone called JusticeMobile and it ...
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  • Battery vs. Assault

    || 11-Sep-2013

    The laws for battery and assault will differ from state to state, but many times these terms are used synonymously when they are actually two different charges. The two charges often go hand in hand but that does not mean it is always the case. You may be charged for assault and battery, but you can also be charged for assault alone. Battery however, will require the inclusion of an assault ...
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  • What to Look for When Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

    || 2-Sep-2013

    Hiring a criminal defense lawyer is a very personal matter. As each case is different, a criminal defense lawyer who works well for one person may not necessarily work well for another. It could not be more important that you have a criminal defense lawyer is an advocate who you feel comfortable opening up to, and who has a certain level of compassion and understanding of what you are going ...
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