Criminal Defense in Orange County

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  • Murder or Self Defense? Attorneys Debate O.C. New Year's Eve Stabbing
    Murder or Self Defense? Attorneys Debate O.C. New Year's Eve Stabbing

    Early last New Year's Eve, a Dana Point man was arrested for a stabbing that led to the eventual death of an Air Force veteran from Mission Viejo. The defendant's attorney is claiming that his client ...

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  • Petty Theft vs. Grand Theft
    Petty Theft vs. Grand Theft

    In California, there is a distinction between types of theft based on the cost of the stolen items. According to California Penal Code § 487, grand theft involves stealing items in excess of $950. ...

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  • CPC 1000 - Drug Diversion Programs
    CPC 1000 - Drug Diversion Programs

    Certain individuals may be able to qualify for a drug diversion program as an alternative form of sentencing rather than face other penalties of a drug crime conviction such as fines and jail time. ...

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  • Huntington Beach DUI Checkpoints Now Occurring Monthly
    Huntington Beach DUI Checkpoints Now Occurring Monthly

    In order to combat the high number of DUI accidents in the Orange County area, the Huntington Beach Police Department will now be conducting DUI checkpoints on a near monthly basis. In order to ...

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  • Do I Qualify for an Expungement?
    Do I Qualify for an Expungement?

    An expungement sounds like a favorable option to many people that have been arrested or convicted of a criminal offense. An expungement, if successful, clears an individual's criminal record so that ...

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  • Cross-Examining the Arresting Officer in a DUI Trial
    Cross-Examining the Arresting Officer in a DUI Trial

    While all aspects of your defense are important, many DUI cases ultimately come down to the testimony of the defendant against the testimony of the arresting officer. Since the cross-examination of ...

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