Advice for First Time Offenders

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Do not to let one mistake ruin your life. The criminal justice system is daunting. There’s a different language in the court system that is unfamiliar to most. The police and prosecutors are not there to protect you and without experienced counsel you’re at a disadvantage. In some instances, however, a first offender may have… Read more »

What to Expect at a Free Consultation

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Well, at a free consultation, what I don’t want to do is waste your time, and so, if you don’t have time to come to the office for that consultation, I’m more than happy to talk to you over the phone, and what I’ll talk to you about are the generic facts about your case…. Read more »

What should an attorney do if they have been contacted by the State Bar for any disciplinary reason?

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If you’re a lawyer, and the State Bar sends you a letter that’s marked “Confidential”, it may be because a former client or someone has filed a grievance against you. That doesn’t mean you’re guilty. That doesn’t mean your license is going to be suspended. It doesn’t mean you’re going to be in trouble, but… Read more »