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February 15, 2018 | Category: In the News

Increase in Opioid Overdose Among Baby Boomers and Millennials

While it may seem like there is a growing divide between baby boomers and millennials, there is one thing both generations share: an increase in opioid overdose. According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), between 1999-2014, there has been a significant increase in deaths caused by overdosing on opioids […]

January 15, 2018 | Category: News Releases

California Truancy Laws Come with Harsh Penalties for Parents

California parents now face harsh penalties if their student is truant. Students between the ages of 6 and 18 are considered truant if they have: three unexcused absences and/or three tardies and/or three absences of more than 30 minutes Big issues arise when a student is considered habitually truant, in which the student has missed […]

November 20, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Do I Still Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer If I Admit Guilt?

In our previous blog post, we discussed criminal defense strategies if a defendant claims he or she is innocent. In this blog post, we are going to explain what criminal defendants can do if they admit guilt, including ways that a criminal defense attorney can attempt to have their charges reduced. Common Defenses Against Criminal […]

October 26, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

What Are the Most Common Defenses Against Criminal Charges?

While every criminal defendant’s case is specific to that person and situation, there are a few common defenses against criminal charges that have proven effective in helping prevent the prosecution from proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Common Defenses Against Criminal Charges Defenses against criminal charges fall into two main categories. The first is for […]

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