201907.08

The Future of Criminal Justice Reform

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The great thing about America is that we live in a country of progress and change (most of the time). However, we need to keep focusing on progress, especially when it comes to the judicial system. The justice system in California and every other state can still be rather biased racially. There are also a…

201906.24

Tax Evasion Charges in California

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The IRS defines tax evasion as a deliberate underpayment or failure to pay taxes. Individuals, corporations, partnerships, and trusts can all be convicted of tax evasion by the U.S. Government. In addition, State Tax Evasion Punishments can be sought for those who don’t pay their state taxes or those who underpay their state taxes. By…

201906.17

RICO: Understanding RICO Act Crimes and Charges

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Someone who faces a racketeering charge must beat some serious allegations. Racketeering activities carry some stiff penalties with long sentences, and the judge can order the individual to pay for the damages done under the RICO Act. If the prosecutors charge someone with criminal RICO, he should seek the assistance of a qualified lawyer as…

201906.10

Public Defender Vs. Private Lawyer: Which Is Better?

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Anyone who is arrested for a crime will be understandably worried about the amount of money they will have to pay for their attorney. Some individuals are pleased when they hear that they are able to secure the services of a public defender on the government’s dime. These public defenders are secured by the United…

201905.27

California Parole Laws, Process & System

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Parole is an important part of any legal process that results in prison time. Individuals often have to meet a number of parameters beginning on their first week in prison. As a result, these individuals need to become familiar with parole laws in order to secure the shortest prison sentence possible. Parole Process The parole…

201905.22

California False Imprisonment Law

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False imprisonment is a charge with many facets and associated penalties. Individuals can be arrested for this crime and later commended for their actions once all the facts are released. The complexity of the charge means that anyone facing it must be familiar with its facets and the need to hire an experienced attorney to…

201905.13

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

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Disorderly conduct is a charge that many individuals face as they are becoming mature and first interacting with alcohol. It is not the most serious charge in the state of California. Few individuals are sentenced to significant prison time for disorderly conduct or related public intoxication charges. However, individuals still need to know about disorderly…

201905.02

Child Abuse Penalties and Sentencing

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The State of California makes certain acts of child abuse crime. Child abuse laws are set forth in Penal Code 273d PC, sometimes referred to as the corporal injury law, which criminalizes imposition of a physical injury or cruel punishment on a child. If you are charged with child abuse, then you may have the…

201904.15

California Assault and Battery Laws

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California assault law and California battery law are severe in practically every instance. They cover a wide array of crimes that could result in serious prison time. Individuals who are charged with these crimes need to become familiar with California law and with associated penalties. Familiarity with the law is the first step towards building…

201903.25

Bail Bond Reform Hurts American Taxpayers

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Individuals are arrested every day. It could be for something they did or something they allegedly did. When this happens, people want to avoid spending time in jail. They want to be free to work on their legal defense and more. In many cases, this is accomplished by posting bail. If they can’t afford to…