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Magistrate Hearing Definition

The complexities of our criminal justice system can seem overwhelming to those who find themselves unexpectedly caught in its grasp. With any legal procedure, having

Can Your Conviction Be Expunged?

You may be curious about what crimes can be expunged if you live in Orange County—specifically, if you reside in Santa Ana, California. Learn how

Is Fraud a Crime?

Being charged with fraud is a serious matter that can have significant consequences for your personal and professional life. If you or someone you know

California Proposition 47 Relief

On November 4, 2014, California voters passed Proposition 47, which permits individuals convicted of certain non-violent offenses to reduce their felony conviction to a misdemeanor.

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