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What Is The Difference Between Federal and County Court Trials?

Mostly, federal trial procedures are the same with the county court trials. However, there are differences which are useful to know. First of all, the defendant has not to prove the innocence, rather the prosecution must prove the guilt “beyond… read more

Is there Such a Thing as

Is there Such a Thing as “Unauthorized Practice of Law” in California?

Yes, actually in California there is a law that regulates any attempt of practicing law without being authorized to do so. In other words, it is called “unauthorized practice of law”, which is set under California Business & Professions Code sections… read more

What is the Punishment for Perjury Offense in CA?

What is the Punishment for Perjury Offense in CA?

Perjury is defined as deliberately giving false information under oath. More on this offense is presented here http://criminallawcourt.com/define-perjury-in-california/ . But when it comes to the punishment for perjury offense in CA, the law imposes it… read more

What if being Convicted of

What if being Convicted of “Accessory after the Fact”?

In our previous blog on accessory after the fact we described the legal elements of the crime which should be proven by the prosecutor in order to accuse you of this offense. By the way, if you have been convicted of “accessory after the fact” in… read more

All about

All about “False Identification” Offense in California

Reading this blog you will find answers to the following questions: a) what is “False identification” offense in California?; b) what if I have been convicted of such offense?; and c) how can I fight my case at the court? QUESTION #1- What is “Fals… read more

How to Define

How to Define “Perjury” in California?

California Penal Code 118 PC identifies “perjury” as intentionally giving false information under oath. This statute states that a person can be convicted under this law if s/he gives false information during the following situations, some of whic… read more

Are you Guilty of

Are you Guilty of “Accessory after the Fact” if you Help the Perpetrator Escape from the Arrest?

There are so many cases, when the perpetrator commits a felony and afterwards, refers to you for help. Your assistance is in helping / aiding him/her from arrest and further punishment. This is called “accessory after the fact”, which is regulated by t… read more

Can I fight a Stalking Charge in California?

Can I fight a Stalking Charge in California?

Although, stalking is considered a very serious crime in California and the charges are relatively harsh, there are number of strategies set in the law that can be applied on your behalf. These strategies give you an opportunity to have your charges… read more

Stalking Charges in California: Are They Harsh?

Stalking Charges in California: Are They Harsh?

Charges for stalking crime in California are quite harsh. The crime is a wobbler in CA, which means that the prosecutor can file it as either under misdemeanor or felony charges. It depends on two factors: The particular facts of your case; and Your… read more

Is it “Stalking” to Repeatedly Follow a Person?

Is it “Stalking” to Repeatedly Follow a Person?

When the law refers to the crime stalking in California, it considers several legal elements that the prosecution must prove in order to convict you of this offense. Those elements involve repeatedly following, harassing and/or threatening another to t… read more

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