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Getting Arrested During the Holidays really Sucks!
Getting Arrested During the Holidays really Sucks!

Getting Arrested During the Holidays Really Sucks Getting arrested is NOT a good way to avoid family events during the holidays. I know that we all have certain obligations this time of year. We need to spend money on holiday gifts. We need to see family and friends to share ...

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Blog Posts in 2016

  • How Much Should it really cost to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

    How Much Should it really Cost to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney? I got an unsolicited email this weekend. A potential client was asking how much I ...

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  • Before you go out Drinking, Have a Plan

    Before you go out Drinking, Have a Plan If you start the night off with a plan, you are more likely to end the night sleeping in your own bed instead ...

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  • Drunken Boater Not Charged in Connection with Friend's Death

    A Los Angeles man was sentenced to 36 months of probation in Sonoma County Superior Court on October 12 th , 2016 in connection with the death of his ...

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  • Military Diversion Avoids any Criminal Conviction

    Getting Clients into Military Diversion Have you ever heard of Veteran’s Court ? Some people have, but even fewer people have heard of the Military ...

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  • DEJ is Better than Prop 36

    No I don’t Want Prop 36 When I can get Diversion Drug cases these days are interesting. If the case does not involve sales or possession for sale , it ...

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  • Valley Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyers Relocated

    San Fernando Valley Criminal Defense and DUI Lawyers Jeffrey Vallens and Ross Erlich Have Relocated In the olden days I would have called up my ...

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  • Boating Under the Influence

    I had lunch today with a few colleagues who do criminal defense. We started out talking about the election and the possibilities of simply sailing ...

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  • The Right Way to Do Criminal Defense vs. The Wrong Way to Do Criminal Defense

    The Right Way to Do Criminal Defense vs. The Wrong Way to Do Criminal Defense I was in CCB* Tuesday on a motion to reduce a felony to a misdemeanor ...

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  • Vandalism Charges Dismissed

    Vandalism Charges Dismissed It took over a year, but I finally civilly compromised another vandalism case. My client and his friends were out smashing ...

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