CAN YOUR TEENAGER BE TRIED AS AN ADULT?

CAN YOUR TEENAGER BE TRIED AS AN ADULT?

When it comes to criminal justice and juveniles, the law has long operated on the assumption that juveniles are incapable of making adult decisions that would lead them to commit adult crimes. However, for some crimes, there was a long established exception that even juveniles should be charged as adults when the crime is very serious. There is now a conflict between two laws concerning whether a minor who is…

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What Does a Writ of Habeas Corpus Do?

In California, a writ of habeas corpus is a legal order that requires an individual who is currently in custody to be brought before a judge or court (PC 1473). The purpose of doing so is to determine whether a citizen of the state has been unlawfully detained, and can be used by California inmates to ask for a review of their case even if an appeal for their conviction…

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MAJOR CHANGES IN THE DEFINITION OF KIDNAPPING MADE BY CALIFORNIA APPELLATE COURT

In People v. Taylor, the defendant was charged with robbery [PC § 211] and kidnapping for the purpose of committing robbery [PC § 209]. David Ho worked at a nail salon in Los Angeles and he went outside the nail salon to smoke a cigarette. He said that he always stood in a particular location to smoke; a place that was, on the one hand, illuminated by the salon's interior…

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COURT RULES CERTIFICATE OF PROBABLE CAUSE NOT REQUIRED IN CERTAIN APPEALS

It always seems to be the big question when the law changes: How does it affect people that were arrested, convicted, or sentenced before the change? How do you appeal? Can you appeal? Are there special requirements that go along with the appeal? These can be a very tricky questions to answer and why you need to consult a skilled and experienced California criminal defense attorney to help guide you…

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Wallin & Klarich Excited to Help Fund Whittier Community Theatre

Southern California Defense Firm Provides Support for Production and Shows of Local Amateur Theatre [WEST COVINA, CA]: In September 2019, the West Covina Law Office of Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation became an official sponsor for the Whittier Community Theatre.  The Whittier Community Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing entertainment and a creative outlet to Southern California. The management of the theatre is based on the support…

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Wallin & Klarich Proudly Supports Local Youth Sports Organizations

Southern California Criminal Defense Law Firm is now an Official Sponsor for Arlington Little League in Riverside [RIVERSIDE, CA]: Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation is excited to become an official Home Run Sponsor for the local youth baseball team Arlington Little League in Riverside.  Founded in 1958, Arlington Little League’s mission is to create a fun and safe environment for all their players. Alrlington’s sponsors help young players learn…

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Wallin & Klarich Proud to Sponsor Bench-Bar Golf Tournament

Southern California Law Firm Partnered with San Bernardino County Bar Association to Support Annual Golf Tournament  [SAN BERNARDINO, CA]: Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation officially partnered with the San Bernardino County BAR Association (SBCBA) to sponsor the 19th Annual Bench-Bar Golf Tournament held on October 25th.  For 144 years, SBCBA has provided its members and community with many educational resources. These include ABA certified referral services, free legal assistance…

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Attorney Eric A. Jones Becomes Partner at Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation

Long Time Associate Attorney of San Bernardino Office Becomes Partner [SAN BERNARDINO, CA]: Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation is proud to announce the appointment of attorney Eric A. Jones as a partner for the firm. Mr. Jones will be joining our highly experienced team of criminal defense lawyers including Paul J. Wallin, Stephen D. Klarich, Matthew B. Wallin, and Jonathan M. Lynn to ensure that the Wallin & Klarich…

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Can You be Prosecuted for Encouraging Illegal Immigration?

One of the most contentious issues that the United States has faced throughout its history has been the topic of illegal immigration. The U.S. government has often taken a hardline stance against illegal aliens, and many laws have been established in an attempt to dissuade non-citizens from settling without proper authorization. Although many undocumented citizens face harsh penalties including deportation, legal citizens can also be subjected to punishment for supporting…

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Wallin & Klarich Excited to Help Fund Whittier Community Theatre

Southern California Defense Firm Provides Support for Production and Shows of Local Amateur Theatre [WEST COVINA, CA]: In September 2019, the West Covina Law Office of Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation became an official sponsor for the Whittier Community Theatre.  The Whittier Community Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing entertainment and a creative outlet to Southern California. The management of the theatre is based on the support…

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