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Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substances

Under California law, it is a crime to manufacture, distribute, and deliver controlled substances and illegal drugs. The penalties associated with manufacturing and delivering controlled substances can be harsh.
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When Family Gatherings Escalate to Violence

Everyone with any family at all knows they can be both a blessing and a curse. If everyone is getting along at a family gathering, life is good. If temperatures rise and someone ends up getting hurt, a family member could end up convicted and incarcerated.
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Consequences of a Domestic Violence Charge

A domestic violence charge in California is often serious and could mean devastating, life-long ramifications to your freedom, personal reputation, quality of life, and professional and future opportunities. With your personal relationships and every aspect of your life on the line, it is normal to be terrified and overwhelmed.
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Excessive Force & Police Misconduct

Police misconduct consists of different unethical and illegal actions of police officers which violate a person’s legal rights. This often ranges from excessive use of force to planting evidence, police brutality, obtaining evidence through unlawful search or seizure, and abuse of authority. Unfortunately, a person involved in a police misconduct case may end up facing unlawful criminal allegations.
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Can I Get My Records Sealed?

It is not uncommon for innocent people to find themselves arrested for and charged with criminal offenses. Fortunately, the law allows Californian residents to get their records sealed.
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What Everyone Should Know About California's New AB 218 Law

After the passage and enactment of Assembly Bill (AB) 218, which took effect on January 1, 2020, any victim of childhood sexual abuse – redefined as childhood sexual assault in the legislation – can file a legal claim during a three-year “lookback” window that closes on December 31, 2022, regardless of the age of the victim or how long ago the assault took place.
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Can I Really Get Arrested for Getting in a Fight?

Many people have a tendency to experience anger when others disagree with them. When two people get angry at each other and engage in a heated argument, things sometimes get out of control and turn into a fight.
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