Difference Between Serious and Great Bodily Injury in a Criminal Case

August 21, 2019 3:01 pm Published by
These two particular allegations carry with them prison time most of the time.  So, obviously you want to know the difference.  They are allegations; they’re not crimes themselves, so they have to be attached to a crime. Driving Under the Influence Causing Injury For example, let’s say somebody’s driving intoxicated by alcohol or drugs or a combination of both.  They get into an accident and hurt somebody else.  Depending on… Continure reading

California Jury Instructions For Felony DUI in San Fernando Valley

June 13, 2018 5:40 pm Published by
When it comes to a felony DUI, under California Vehicle Code 23153(a), there are certain things that the prosecutors must prove in order to sustain a charge against somebody in one of the San Fernando Valley Courts. The reason these elements are so important is two-fold.  No. 1, this is what the prosecutors have to prove.  If they can’t prove it, then the person is not guilty.  No. 2, this… Continure reading