Risks And Realities Of Defending A Criminal Case

December 21, 2018 2:27 pm Published by
There are many risks when it comes to criminal defense, some of which most people know about which relate to having a criminal record and having to move on with your life with a criminal record is obviously difficult, because when you apply for a job your criminal record will be read and people will be evaluating whether you get the job.  Also, for other things such as getting a… Continure reading

How Fast Does A Person Get Into Court After A Criminal Arrest In Los Angeles County?

October 17, 2018 10:13 am Published by
This is a good question because there’s not a real perfect exact answer. Typically, what you should do if you’re a family member or even the person who is in custody and you’re trying to figure out when you’re going to get into court, you have to get an attorney and give them all the information – where you’re being held, what the charges are, what the bail is, when… Continure reading

Lost Hills Sheriff Station And Criminal Defense

October 17, 2018 9:42 am Published by
The Los Hills Sheriff Station patrols the west-end of the San Fernando Valley. It also covers Agora Hills and all of the surrounding areas. It’s the Sheriff; not the LAPD. The Sheriff Station itself is actually in kind of a remote area — dark, not much lighting. It’s also surrounded by a lot of bars, a few clubs, and the street light is very dark there, so a lot of… Continure reading

West Valley Police Station As It Relates To Criminal Defense

October 17, 2018 9:36 am Published by
The West Valley Police Station which is on Van Owen Street in the San Fernando Valley pretty much as jurisdiction over most of the west end of the Valley and the middle of the San Fernando Valley. They share jurisdiction with Topanga Police Station and also the Lost Hills Sheriff Station which borders up near Valley Circle. So, if a crime occurs in the middle of the San Fernando Valley,… Continure reading

Petition for Factual Innocence in a Criminal Case

March 14, 2018 5:53 am Published by
Filing a Petition for Factual Innocence in a Criminal Case – California Penal Code Section 851.8 When somebody has been arrested and then they’re sent to court and no complaint is filed against them – in other words, no charges are filed against them – then the question becomes do they have any way to get rid of the arrest record that will ultimately show up when people check their… Continure reading

What is Accessory After the Fact?

March 14, 2018 5:39 am Published by
Accessory After the Fact Charges in Los Angeles -California Penal Code Section 32 Someone can be charged as an accessory after a crime if they aid or assist the individual who committed a crime. In order to get somebody for an accessory after the fact, the prosecutors are going to have to able to prove that the original perpetrator actually committed a felony, and then the person who is being… Continure reading

What Happens at an Arraignment?

September 6, 2017 7:10 am Published by
THE ARRAIGNMENT PROCESS IN LOS ANGELES COURTHOUSES In Los Angeles County the arraignment is the first official court appearance in front of a judge. The defendant will be presented with the charges and will have to enter a plea to those charges. After the plea is entered, the judge will set the next court date and will also set bail for the defendant based on the criminal charges. In my… Continure reading

Antelope Valley couple pleads guilty in dogfighting operation

December 1, 2011 3:22 pm Published by
An Antelope Valley couple has pleaded guilty to operating an elaborate dog fighting ring out of their home. Jesse Eduardo Jiminez, 44, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of dog fighting, nine counts of willful animal cruelty, six counts of animal neglect; two counts of practicing veterinary medicine without a license, and one count of possession of cocaine. All except two of those counts are felonies. Jiminez is due to surrender… Continure reading

The Jason Bitz Case

November 28, 2011 3:57 am Published by
On Halloween morning, JJ Bitz was shot to death by a off duty police detective. Authorities have declined to identify the detective. The detective had walked out of his house and saw JJ and believed JJ was trying to steal a van. The van had been lent to Bitz by the owner’s son, the owner and his son told The TImes. The detective told the investigating deputies that Bitz had… Continure reading

Andy Dick Arrested for Public Intoxication

May 3, 2011 3:13 pm Published by
Comedian and actor Andy Dick was booked on suspicion of public intoxication Tuesday. Police responded to a call from Marie Callender’s, where the caller reported an “intoxicated male subject who was causing a disturbance inside the restaurant.” When officers arrived they found the comedian in the bar area exhibiting “symptoms associated with alcohol intoxication” and noted “he was unable to care for his own safety,” according to a statement release… Continure reading