Fresno Criminal Lawyer Blog


Category: Criminal Cases

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 anything, sign anything, or make a detailed statement about the alleged crime without speaking to a lawyer.

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Category: White Collar Crime

White collar crimes are typically associated with crimes involving financial issues. Medicaid and Medicare fraud, check kiting, embezzlement and outright scams are various types of financial crimes. Those who are being investigate usually find out early on in the investigation and that is when it is time to contact a white collar crime attorney.

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Category: Criminal Cases

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 posts or updates on social media.

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Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic violence cases have the potential to irreparably damage a person's life. They are full of extremely sensitive, possibly inflammatory personal information that might be made public, even long before it has gone to trial.

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Category: Criminal Defense

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.

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Category: Criminal Defense

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 these tips, which may be what keeps you out of serious trouble.

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Category: White Collar Crime

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.

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Category: DUI Defense

Drunk Driving defense stays apace of the law to protect your rights. A recent case turned the world of DUI defenses upside down. It is common knowledge that an individual suspected of being under the influence while driving must submit to a breathalyzer, blood, or urine test after reading the States' statutory implied consent notice.

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Category: White Collar Crime

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 credit card illegally but also using it while pretending to be the legitimate card-holder.

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Category: Criminal Cases

If you watch courtroom dramas on television or in movies, you probably remember a time when a lawyer yelled objection because a witness stated an opinion and not a fact. People who are not expert witnesses must generally only talk about what they observed and cannot provide their thoughts. However, the lay opinion rule allows witnesses to give their viewpoints for certain reasons.

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