20 y.o. e-dating 14 y.o. in California
20 y.o. e-dating 14 y.o. in California
Hi, I have a question - let's say there was a 20 y.o. having online relationship with 14 y.o. girl, including soliciting nudes from her and making her take part in sexually charged conversations and Skype calls. What are the possible consequences of this? What is the statute of limitations for these crimes in California?Read More
What are the different degrees of murder in California?
Murder falls under the homicide category of crimes. There are several different degrees of murder: first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and manslaughter. First-degree murder means that the killing was premeditated. In California, however, even a killing that wasn’t intentional may be treated as a first-degree murder if it happened during an inherently dangerous felony, such as rape, carjacking, robbery, arson, kidnapping, burglary, or mayhem. This is called the felony-murder rule. All…Read More
What Is Corporal Injury On A Spouse? – PC 273.5
Corporal injury on a spouse is a form of domestic violence that is a crime under California Penal Code section 273.5. According to California law, it is unlawful to inflict a corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon a spouse, cohabitant, or co-parent. If you or a loved one has been accused of domestic violence or is being charged with corporal injury on a spouse, it is essential to…Read More
Good morning , If an inmate is missing credits for time served how do I go about getting that corrected? I’m asking on behalf of my brother they are counting credit from court date of May instead of custody date which was JanuaryRead More
motion to dismiss
In a NJ Municipal Court, I asserted myself as a pro se litigant, when I was informed that because I refused to take a plea deal, I would be going to trial in only a week. I read about my rights as a pro se litigant, emailed the prosecutor requesting discovery, and the municipal court clerk requesting the standard thirty days to prepare for trial. I was given a new…Read More
I was arrested for a DUI in Riverside. Will I Be Deported?
Assuming you are not a U.S. citizen, deportation after your DUI in Riverside may very well depend on your legal status. If you are completely undocumented, an Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) hold may be placed on you at the time of arrest, and you very well could be deported if ICE follows through and picks you up at the local jail and formal deportation proceedings are initiated. If you have any…Read More
If I am accused of murder in Los Angeles County am I entitled to bail?
In most cases the answer is yes. However, the typical bail for someone accused of murder in Los Angeles County is one million dollars. In cases where the District Attorney is seeking the death penalty you are not entitled to bail. In some cases, at a formal bail hearing an experienced criminal defense attorney can convince the judge that under the facts of your particular case, the bail should be…Read More
If I am accused of a sex crime in San Bernardino will I have to register as a sex offender if I am found guilty?
If you are convicted of almost any sex offense in San Bernardino you will have to register a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code Section 290. If you have to register this is an extremely serious punishment. This means that your name, address and the nature of the crime may appear on the internet. In addition, you likely will not be allowed to reside anywhere near any school or other…Read More
Do I have to speak to the police when they want to question me about a crime that occurred in Riverside?
You do not have to answer any police officers questions about a possible crime or for any other reason. The only thing you must lawfully do is advise the police officer of your true name and provide them with identification upon request. Other than that you can tell the police officer you do not wish to answer any questions. You have the right to confer with a Riverside criminal defense…Read More
What if I hit a car and left the scene without stopping in Los Angeles? I think someone got my license plate? Do I need a lawyer?
You need to retain our law firm immediately. You may have left the scene because you felt you were under the influence. You may have left in a panic. However, no matter what the reason you may be guilty of either felony hit and run (CVC20001) (if someone was injured) or misdemeanor and hit and run (CVC20002) if there is only property damage. If someone obtained your license plate this…Read More