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Resisting Arrest and California Law

California Penal Code 148 states that it is illegal to resist arrest by either a police officer or EMT. This includes any act that intentionally prevents them from performing their legal duties. 

California PC 1203.4

If you’ve been convicted of a crime in the past but have completed the required sentencing or probationary requirements, you could qualify for an expungement

What Is a Grand Jury?

Even if you’ve never gotten called for jury duty, you are probably somewhat familiar with what juries do from watching movies like 12 Angry Men.

Accused of Sexual Assault in Orange County

High-profile sexual assault allegations have derailed the careers of many well-known celebrities and politicians, so if you stand accused of sexual assault, you should already

California Battery Laws

California Penal Code 242 defines the crime of battery as any deliberate, illegal use of force or violence toward someone else. According to California PC

What Is a Bench Warrant?

California Penal Code 978.5 defines the conditions in which a judge may issue a bench warrant. Most often, this happens when a defendant violates court