Understanding Your Miranda Rights

In 1963, Mexican immigrant Ernesto Miranda, age 23, was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona, on suspicion of kidnapping and rape. Miranda’s arrest was based on a report and description provided by the victim that matched his physical description. The victim also identified Miranda in a lineup. After officers informed Miranda of the positive identification, he made…

7 Things Out of State Drivers Need to Know about a DUI in California

If you received a DUI in California with an out of state license then there are certain important things you need to know about what happens next. Overview Of DUI in California California has some of the country’s strictest driving under the influence (DUI) laws and they are applied equally to both in state and out…

[Yes] You Can Get A DUI If Your Car Was Parked
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[Yes] You Can Get A DUI If Your Car Was Parked

Can you really get a DUI if you were not driving when the officer approached your vehicle? The short answer is……Yes The long answer is ……..Under Mercer v. Department of Motor Vehicles, the law demands proof of your volitional movement1 of a car before being convicted of a DUI. In this article, I will explain what happens…

Tampering With Or Planting Evidence Under Penal Code 141

California penal code section 141 pc, which is tampering with or planting evidence for the purposes of another person being charged is a serious offense. Below our Los Angeles criminal lawyers explain the legal elements of this crime. How Does The Prosecutor Prove The Offense Of Tampering With Or Planting Evidence? To prove that the defendant is guilty…

8 Reasons A “Dry Reckless” Is Better Than A DUI

There are eight (8) reasons why a dry reckless plea bargain is much better than a DUI. A dry reckless is not a priorable offense. There is no ignition interlock device requirement. Shorter jail sentence. Less time on probation. Lower fines. No mandatory loss of your driver’s license. No mandatory participation at DUI classes. Insurance policy less…

What You Need To Know About “GHB” Laws In California

GHB is a narcotic or controlled substance and its use without a valid prescription is illegal. In fact: There are at least 4 laws involving GHB you can be arrested for and prosecuted under various California statutes. Lets take a deeper look at these laws… What Is GHB? GHB is the initials for Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid…

7 Things You Should Know About California “Hash Laws”

7 Things You Should Know About California “Hash Laws”

In this post you are going to learn everything there is to know about possession of concentrated cannabis laws in California. In fact: With changes in the law it is legal in many circumstances to possess concentrated cannabis (hash). Let’s get started….. What Is Concentrated Cannabis? Concentrated cannabis means the separated resin, whether crude or purified, from…

What is 69 PC? Resisting Or Obstructing An Officer

In this guide, I will explain 69 PC which stands for California Penal Code 69, resisting or obstructing an officer. Let’s begin… But first, watch this short video explaining this penal code section. What Is The Definition Of 69 PC – Resisting An Executive Officer? The California penal code section 69 defines resisting an executive officer or…