Domestic Violence

domestic violence

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is defined as the willful infliction of an injury upon a spouse or cohabitant. Former spouses and former cohabitants are included in the protected class as well as the mother or father of a child in common. A domestic violence charge may be filed as a misdemeanor of a felony, depending … Read more

DMV Hearings

DMV HEARINGS DMV HEARINGS:  California state law and the Department of Motor Vehicles define driving as a privilege, not a right.  Drivers license suspensions occur for a variety of reasons. DRUNK DRIVING ARREST  If arrested for a DUI, you have only 10 days to notify DMV that you are requesting an ADMIN PER SE HEARING.  If … Read more



BURGLARY BURGLARY is defined as the entry into a home or commercial building with the intent to commit theft or any other felony.  Burglary is divided into two degrees. FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY involves entry into any inhabited dwelling house or vessel. Burglary in the first degree is a felony with a potential sentence of up to 6 … Read more

Aggravated Assault

aggravated assault

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AGGRAVATED ASSAULT is defined as an assault upon the person of another with a dangerous or deadly weapon, or by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury. Depending on the severity of the circumstances, and taking into account the type of weapon used and any injuries sustained, the charge can be … Read more

Child Abuse

child abuse

CHILD ABUSE Any person who, under circumstances likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of that child to be injured, … Read more