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Mental Health Diversion
Mental Health Diversion

Diversion: Mental Disorders I recently posted a blog about pre-trial diversion in low level drug offenses. If you haven’t read it, you should read that short blog before you start this one as it will give you some good background on diversion and deferred entry of judgment. ...

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Blog posts in Misdemeanor

  • Pre-Plea Diversion

    Pre-Plea Diversion As of January 1, 2018, California courts are offering "pre-plea" diversion in some drug cases. The benefit of pre-plea diversion is ...

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  • Pitchess Motions and Getting Better Results in Criminal Defense Cases

    Leveraging Better Results in Criminal Defense Cases: Pitchess Motions Almost every time a new client comes in they want to know how their case will ...

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  • My Boyfriend Told me to Refuse the Test

    /Criminal-Defense/Traffic-Offenses.aspx My Boyfriend told me to Refuse the Test I repeat client called me yesterday to tell me she was arrested for ...

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  • Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Cases

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Cases Winning in criminal defense takes a variety of different forms. First, a dismissal of all of the charges is the ...

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  • Once Reduced, A Felony is a Misdemeanor for All Purposes

    If you have been convicted of a felony in California, there is a good chance that the felony conviction can be reduced to a misdemeanor under ...

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  • Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

    Many people, myself included, feel that prostitution should be legalized, regulated, licensed and taxed. Maybe one day that will happen in our fine ...

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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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  • How to Deal with Criminal Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Cases

    How to Deal with an Emergency Protective Order or Criminal Protective Order in Domestic Violence Cases If you have been arrested for domestic violence ...

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  • Simple Advice When Searching for a Criminal or DUI Defense Attorney

    Happy Labor Day, or Not Simple Advice When Searching for a Criminal Defense or DUI Lawyer I woke up this morning, happy to not to have to shave, put ...

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