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August 14, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Your Miranda Rights (Part 2 of 3): When Do You Have The Right To Remain Silent?

In 2013, Salinas v. Texas was decided 5-4 by the United States Supreme Court, becoming the most recent landmark case regarding a person’s Fifth Amendment Right. In Salinas, two brothers were shot at their Houston home. There were no suspects in the case because no one witnessed the murder or witnessed anyone fleeing from the […]

August 4, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Your Miranda Rights (Part 1 of 3): What Does Miranda Mean For You?

From TV lawyer dramas to the hit franchise “Cops”, millions of Americans have heard the famous words, “You have the right to remain silent…” These words have become a staple in American culture but what exactly do they mean? Miranda v. Arizona just celebrated its 50th anniversary, and this week’s blog will be focused on […]

July 22, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

Domestic Violence Defense And The Subpoena Process

Often, in domestic violence defense matters, subpoena issues, service of subpoenas, and penalties regarding a witness not appearing after being served with a subpoena, play an important role in the defense strategy. Failure of witnesses to show up in court can mean that there is little or no evidence for the prosecution to present and […]

July 5, 2016 | Category: News Releases Press Releases

Attorney Sally Vecchiarelli Provides Insight to a New Law in the Juvenile Court System

On July 1, 2016, California courts will adopt rules of court in juvenile cases to ensure that appointed defense attorneys are qualified to represent juveniles. This legislation comes in response to the public outcry for better representation for juveniles. The California juvenile justice system is guided by different rules and procedures than the adult criminal […]

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