Fresno Criminal Lawyer Blog


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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Category: Criminal Cases

Whether it's the manager at that new job you applied for, or a potential significant other who wants to know what she's getting into, your record is out there for them to find. Which is why it's a good idea for you to get a copy for yourself, so you know what it is other people are going to be seeing, and so you have it on hand for situations where it comes up.

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Category: Criminal Defense

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 if police officers ask you questions, you do not have to answer them.

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Category: DUI Defense

If you’ve been stopped for a suspected DUI, you’ll go through a series of field sobriety tests. Unfortunately, these tests don’t conclude that a person is intoxicated.

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Category: Criminal Defense

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.

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Category: DUI Defense

Now that summertime is in full swing, more and more of us are heading out to family reunions, weddings, graduation parties and days at the beach. We all like to have a good time with friends and family, but there are times when we take that good time a bit too far and wind up with an arrest for DUI. Here's some tips on how to avoid a DUI arrest this summer.

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Category: Criminal Cases

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.

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Category: DUI Defense

Many people don't realize just how little alcohol it takes to make someone legally intoxicated. Here, we'll explain a bit about alcohol consumption and how women and men differ when it comes to measuring the blood alcohol content.

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Category: DUI Defense

As with all criminal charges, a person charged with DUI, Driving Under the Influence, is presumed innocent unless he’s proven guilty. If guilt is eventually determined, the defendant faces certain penalties, including fines and possible jail time.

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