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Torrance Crime News – Theft Defense Lawyer

Torrance Crime News Crime is on the rise in Torrance during this busy holiday season.  Likewise, pleading guilty or no contest plea to a theft charge in the Torrance Courthouse can have devastating consequences on your future employment.  Many job applicants are asked if they’ve ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony and,Continue Reading

ARRESTED FOR THEFT IN LOS ANGELES?

If you or someone you love are facing charges for shoplifting (petty theft) or grand theft or commercial burglary in a Los Angeles County Courthouse, here’s what you need to know: 1) If the Police Came To The Store, You Are Going To Be Charged With Shoplifting or Another Theft Related Crime.  The store’s “assetContinue Reading

How to Reduce Your Bail in a Criminal Case

There are a number of ways to get your bail reduced in a criminal case.  Often times the arresting agency will arrest a suspect for a felony.  Bailing out on felony charges can be extremely expensive.  I have often witnessed individuals arrested on felony cases with felony bail set by the arresting agency, only toContinue Reading

Defending against a Theft Charge

The Holiday Season is here….and so are the Loss Prevention Officers (LPO’s). LPO’s are casing stores in search of shoplifters. In many cases, they are evaluated based on the number of alleged shoplifters they detain during their shift. The result is a hyper-aggressive team of LPO’s looking for anyone who may have mistakenly forgot toContinue Reading

Low Cost Expungements by Errol Cook

Clearing your criminal history in the current economy may give you a leg up in the employment arena.  Low costs expungements are relatively easy to do depending on the charge you were convicted of.  A low cost expungement is fairly simple if the charge was a mild misdemeanor and the expungement was part of theContinue Reading