Can you seal a domestic violence charge? important things you need to know

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Can you seal a domestic violence charge? Having a criminal record can be a major burden to individuals, especially those with domestic violence arrest. There are negative consequences with you being arrested and having potential criminal proceedings against you. Having such charges on your record can have negative repercussions in the line of social consequences […]

Penalty for Hit and Run – 9 Important Things to Know

What is the Penalty for hit and run in Orange County?   Penalties under California Vehicle Code § 20002 If you got arrested in Orange County California then your case will be heard one of its 5 courts.  The Orange County Courts follow the law under California Vehicle Code § 20002. This code says  a person […]

9 Things To Know – How To Beat A Solicitation Charge

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These 9 things are important to know when thinking about how to beat a solicitation charge. 1) You have the right to an attorney immediately but you Must Demand it If you have been charged with solicitation, it is important to remember that you have the right to an attorney upon contact and custodial interrogation. […]

6 Important Things You Need To Know About Expunged Records On Background Checks

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#1) Do expunged records on background check? Yes.  When you are arrested, face criminal charges, and suffer a conviction in court for a criminal offense there is a record of this. There is an arrest record, court, and conviction.  This is the case even if you use expungements to clear your cases.  However,  your criminal […]

DUI Warrant – 8 Facts You Need to Know Now

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What Happens When You Have a Warrant for a DUI in Orange County?  A DUI warrant is an order from a judge to arrest someone who has failed to comply with a court order. Bench warrants are often used to enforce DUI laws before and after conviction. A person may receive a bench warrant if […]

Hit and Run ticket – 7 Important Facts You Need to Know

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A hit and run is not your standard traffic tickets. Drivers involved in accidents are required to exchange personal and insurance information, but if injured, they must also try to help others. Some drivers are so scared or panicked that they flee instead of stopping to give reasonable assistance at the accident scene. The following […]

Can a Misdemeanor Domestic Violence be Expunged – 7 Frequently Asked Question

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Misdemeanor domestic violence expungement Can a Misdemeanor Domestic Violence be Expunged? It’s one of the most common questions I get in my practice. Domestic violence convictions may be expunged in the Orange County Courts if have been convicted and completed your probation. You ask your lawyer to file a motion, pay a fee, and appear […]

No Charges Filed Domestic Violence – 4 Things You Need to Know.

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How Prosecuting Attorneys Make Charging Decisions on You Domestic Violence Case The prosecutor has discretion to decide whether to charge you with a crime and you may have been given a citation when you bailed out with a court date. A few things could happen on your arraignment date (first day) at court. Your case may […]

Domestic Violence Arrest Warrant – 3 Facts You Need to Know

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Domestic Violence Warrant A Domestic Violence Arrest Warrant are issued by courts when a person is being charged with  any kind of domestic violence offenses but has not been arrested. It is an order from the court to any police officer to take the person into custody. The charge that accompanies these are 243e1 and […]