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What to Do If You've Been Charged with Felony Domestic Violence in California

A resident of California can be charged domestic violence if he or she commits a criminal act against a spouse or former spouse, a cohabitant or former cohabitant, a parent with whom he or she has a child, or a partner in a dating relationship. Several s…
When Armando Ortega walked into a Yolo County courtroom in April 2016, the consensus among court observers was that prosecutor Deanna Hays had a strong—if not a slam-dunk—case aga… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/05/what-do-if-youve-been-charged-felony-domestic-violence-california/

Investigators at Your Door - 2017 Criminal Defense Tips

If you've witnessed a crime, know a crime victim or perpetrator, or investigators are at your door because you may be a material witness to a crime in the San Joaquin Valley, you need legal representation. In this emotional upsetting time, you know both o…
If you've witnessed a crime, know a crime victim or perpetrator, or investigators are at your door because you may be a material witness to a crime in the San Joaquin Valley, you … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/04/investigators-your-door-2017-criminal-defense-tips/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Points Out Potential New Developments with California's Bail System

Without the means of paying bail, people can get stuck in jail even if they're innocent of the crimes they're charged with. The new bill proposes that the courts take into account factors such as income; it also pushes for a reduced use of bail altogether…
A recent report from NBC Los Angeles highlights a new bill being proposed that will possibly change California's bail system. As it stands, the system is especially burdensome to… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/04/fresno-criminal-attorney-points-out-potential-new-developments-californias-bail-system/

A Fresno Criminal Lawyer Offers Advice on Responding to Federal Criminal Charges

What would a Criminal Lawyer advise an individual facing federal criminal charges? Anyone facing federal firearms, tax evasion, fraud, or other felony charges needs legal counsel from someone who has experience handling federal criminal cases. Those cases…
What would a Criminal Lawyer advise an individual facing federal criminal charges? Anyone facing federal firearms, tax evasion, fraud, or other felony charges needs legal counsel … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-criminal-lawyer-offers-advice-responding-federal-criminal-charges/

Fresno Criminal Attorney: The Appeal and After-Trial Tactics

Most people law and lawyers in context of a trial. But before proceedings begin and after they conclude is where some of the most important decisions occur that impact rights and freedoms of defendants. Proceedings can come afterward in the form of an app…
Most people law and lawyers in context of a trial. But before proceedings begin and after they conclude is where some of the most important decisions occur that impact rights and f… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/02/fresno-criminal-attorney-appeal-and-after-trial-tactics/

Fresno Criminal Attorney: Immigration and Crimes of Violence

With immigration coupled to crimes grabbing the headlines recently, a case that made it to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Baptiste v. Attorney General United State, NO. 14-4476 (3d Cir. 2016), sheds light on what crimes may result in dep…
With immigration coupled to crimes grabbing the headlines recently, a case that made it to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Baptiste v. Attorney General United Stat… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/01/fresno-criminal-attorney-immigration-and-crimes-violence/

Criminal Defense Tips: Preserve Your Rights By Protecting Your Cell Phone And Computer

How do you respond when a police officer asks if it's okay to look at your cell phone or personal computer? The wrong answer can drastically affect your future. Take these tips from a criminal defense attorney to heart...
How do you respond when a police officer asks if it's okay to look at your cell phone or personal computer? The wrong answer can drastically affect your future. Take these tips fro… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/11/criminal-defense-tips-preserve-your-rights-protecting-your-cell-phone-and-computer/

Information from a Fresno Criminal Lawyer About Recent Death Penalty-Related Propositions

Recently, Californians voted in favor of the death penalty on two separate proposed measures. In the first case, Proposition 62, roughly 54 percent of people voted against repealing the death penalty and replacing it with life in prison without the possib…
Recently, Californians voted in favor of the death penalty on two separate proposed measures. In the first case, Proposition 62, roughly 54 percent of people voted against repealin… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/11/information-fresno-criminal-lawyer-about-recent-death-penalty-related-propositions/

Criminal Defense Tips When it Comes to Social Media

If you have been charged with a crime, the time between your arrest and your court date should be taken seriously. Aspects of your day-to-day life can be fair game for judges and prosecutors to review. Police and investigators will often review your post…
If you have been charged with a crime, the time between your arrest and your court date should be taken seriously. Aspects of your day-to-day life can be fair game for judges and … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/10/criminal-defense-tips-when-it-comes-social-media/

Criminal Defense Tips for Minimizing the Impact of a Being Put on Trial

If you have been charged with a crime, using these Criminal Defense Tips may serve you well inside and outside of a courtroom. It can be tempting to take a favorable plea or sign something, to avoid far more legal jeopardy down the road. Don't plead to an…
If you have been charged with a crime, using these Criminal Defense Tips may serve you well inside and outside of a courtroom.  It can be tempting to take a favorable plea or s… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/10/criminal-defense-tips-minimizing-impact-being-put-trial/

Arrested? Keep Quiet and Contact an Attorney ASAP

Under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, all people in the United States have a right against self-incrimination. Incrimination includes any speech or behavior that exposes a person to the risk of criminal prosecution.
Under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, all people in the United States have a right against self-incrimination. Incrimination includes any speech or behavior … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/arrested-keep-quiet-and-contact-attorney-asap/

3 Criminal Defense Tips (That May Keep You Out of Jail)

None of us want to brush up against the law, but the unfortunate truth is that most of us will, sooner or later. And when that happens, the most important thing you can do is keep your wits about you. The second most important thing you can do is follow t…
None of us want to brush up against the law, but the unfortunate truth is that most of us will, sooner or later. And when that happens, the most important thing you can do is keep … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/3-criminal-defense-tips-may-keep-you-out-jail/

Fresno White Collar Crime Attorney Discusses Corporate Fraud

White-collar crime generally involves deceit by those in the government or business professionals. People in California might like to know more about one type of white-collar crime called corporate fraud.
White-collar crime generally involves deceit by those in the government or business professionals. People in California might like to know more about one type of white-collar crime… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/fresno-white-collar-crime-attorney-discusses-corporate-fraud/

Fresno White-Collar Crime Attorney Discusses Crimes Involving Credit Cards

The improper or illegal use of credit cards opens people up to a variety of charges. In the case of the postal worker selling people's credit cards, California's identity theft laws came into play. Identity theft charges can result not only from selling a…
A recent case that made the news in California involves a US postal worker arrested for reportedly stealing over 6,000 credit cards. According to an article from the L.A. Times, th… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/10/fresno-white-collar-crime-attorney-discusses-crimes-involving-credit-cards/

Know Your Fifth Amendment Rights

Too often, people accused of crimes do not understand their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, no one can be compelled to say anything that could lead to criminal prosecution. This means that i…
Too often, people accused of crimes do not understand their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, no one can be compelled… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/08/know-your-fifth-amendment-rights/

Criminal Defense Tips You Can't Afford To Ignore

Being charged with a crime can put you in a challenging situation. As you work to prove your case, there is someone else working against you. Innocent or guilty, there are some things that you should not do as you face criminal charges.
Being charged with a crime can put you in a challenging situation. As you work to prove your case, there is someone else working against you. Innocent or guilty, there are some thi… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/07/criminal-defense-tips-you-cant-afford-ignore/

Is Video Footage Getting Used Against You? Call on a Fresno Criminal Attorney

Given the prevalence of video surveillance cameras, it's possible that should you ever face criminal charges (for any of a variety of crimes), camera footage may serve as evidence against you.
Video surveillance cameras play an important role in criminal investigations. These cameras are in many locations, public and private, and proliferating in new places. For example,… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/07/video-footage-getting-used-against-you-call-fresno-criminal-attorney/

Don't Be a Pushover, Just Say No

Often when someone finds themselves in a situation where they are interacting with law enforcement, they are unsure of their rights and can feel intimidated by law enforcement agents. Even for a self-confident individual, a run-in with police can catch yo…
Often when someone finds themselves in a situation where they are interacting with law enforcement, they are unsure of their rights and can feel intimidated by law enforcement age… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/06/dont-be-pushover-just-say-no/

Fresno Criminal Attorney Discusses the Costs of Wrongful Conviction

A research group examined known wrongful felony convictions in California over the course of 20 years and estimated that taxpayers lost roughly $282 million as a result.
A recent article from the Washington Post discussed the costs to California taxpayers when people get wrongfully convicted of crimes. A research group examined known wrongful felo… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/04/fresno-criminal-attorney-discusses-costs-wrongful-conviction/

Fresno Criminal Attorney: Advice On Avoiding The Wrong Attorney

Every criminal attorney will bring something different to the table. Everyone will do his or her best to work in your best interest, but all criminal attorneys are not equal.
Every criminal attorney will bring something different to the table. Everyone will do his or her best to work in your best interest, but all criminal attorneys are not equal. Hone… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/03/fresno-criminal-attorney-advice-avoiding-wrong-attorney/

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