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Domestic Violence Defense Strategy

How do you know you have a winning domestic violence defense strategy? Read below: Self-Defense This is the most widely used domestic violence defense strategy. If you are charged with domestic violence, but you were merely attacking in order to defense yourself, then you are not guilty of domestic violence. Self-defense means that you reasonablyContinue Reading

Torrance Courthouse Misdemeanor Defense

Torrance Misdemeanor Defense.  The Torrance Courthouse is home to several prosecuting agencies.  If the alleged crime occurred in Torrance, Redondo Beach, Gardena,  Manhattan Beach, or Palos Verdes, then the case is likely to be heard at the Torrance Courthouse.  Torrance Courthouse, unlike many other courthouses in Los Angeles County, draws a fairly conservative jury pool. Continue Reading

Courtroom Secrets Part 1 – Things Law School Doesn’t Teach You About Criminal Courts

All lawyers can agree that law school can be a grueling experience and studying for the bar can be downright painful.   Future lawyer take numerous courses on the law, legal analysis and trial advocacy.  However, there are few if any courses on what really goes on in a courtroom….especially in criminal courts.  Here are justContinue 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

Will getting my new case dismissed make my probation violation go away?

I practice criminal defense in Los Angeles, Orange County, and everywhere else in Southern California.   Like a true Sureno, I handle everything south of Bako.   A question that comes up quite is bit deals with clients facing a probation violation in connection with a new case.     The most common scenario involvesContinue Reading