Blog Posts in April, 2015

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  • Getting to the Other Side - Sage Words from a Criminal Defense Attorney
    Getting to the Other Side - Sage Words from a Criminal Defense Attorney

    The Importance of Having a Good Attitude Mike Chastaine, founder of The Chastaine Law Office The criminal justice system can be a harsh mistress. It is not very sympathetic or caring. Sometimes people ...

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  • Clearing a Warrant - Advice from a Rancho Cordova DUI Attorney
    Clearing a Warrant - Advice from a Rancho Cordova DUI Attorney

    There are times when a person has been charged with a DUI but are unaware of the charge. They usually find out when they get a warrant notice from the court in the mail or get stopped for a traffic ...

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  • Rancho Cordova Criminal Defense Attorney Aids You in Weed DUI Raps
    Rancho Cordova Criminal Defense Attorney Aids You in Weed DUI Raps

    California allows some people to smoke marijuana for medical purposes. However, it is still illegal to drive a vehicle if you are impaired as a result of the use of any substance, including marijuana. ...

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  • US Supreme Court Rules Satellite Monitoring Constitutes a Search for Sex Offenders
    US Supreme Court Rules Satellite Monitoring Constitutes a Search for Sex Offenders

    The United States Supreme Court in Grady v North Carolina, held on March 30, 2015 that the North Carolina’s satellite-based monitoring program (the equivalent of California’s GPS system) of sex ...

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  • Hofsheier Overruled. What is the impact of persons who have been relieved of their duty to register under Penal Code section 290?
    Hofsheier Overruled. What is the impact of persons who have been relieved of their duty to register under Penal Code section 290?

    Penal Code section 290 requires mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for persons convicted of most sex offenses including oral copulation with a person under 18, digital penetration with a ...

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  • What to do if you are arrested, but were actually innocent. Sacramento Criminal Record Expungement Attorney on what to do if you are the victim of a False Arrest
    What to do if you are arrested, but were actually innocent. Sacramento Criminal Record Expungement Attorney on what to do if you are the victim of a False Arrest

    Getting arrested is a tough thing to have happen to you. Moreover, getting arrested for something you didn’t do is really tough and can adversely affect your life long after it is all over. If you ...

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