Clearing Your Record by Attorney Errol Cook

Getting a job is difficult in the current economy.  Employment searches are made even more difficult if you have a criminal record.  This problem can be easily remedied by filing for an expungment (clearing your public criminal record).  Many people erroneously believe that once an expungment is granted that your record is cleared.  The truth […]

Getting a Theft Case Reduced or Dismissed by Errol Cook, Esq.

Being charged with a theft-related offense can be devastating to one’s career and future employment opportunities.  Theft convictions can also result in deportation, exclusion, denial of naturalization and other serious immigration consequences.  Usually defendants without attorneys take the first offer (plea bargain) on the table from the prosecution or judge.  Since the neither the prosecutor […]

Friday Fail: What is Up with RPV Teens Lately?

This week’s Friday Favorite is about some teenagers trying to avoid bad grades by cheating, then getting caught. Fail! On Thursday, three Palos Verdes High School juniors were arrested on suspicion of breaking into classrooms, hacking into four teachers’ computers and changing their grades online. They also reportedly broke into classrooms late at night to […]

Friday Favorite: Beefing up Security in San Pedro

I am excited to see that San Pedro leaders are taking matters seriously in downtown San Pedro. This week, leadership in San Pedro announced that after a recent spike in thefts, they want to bring in more security features such as lighting up alleys and installing security cameras in downtown San Pedro. It is probably […]