Blog Posts in June, 2015

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  • Adopting, but with a Criminal Record? Consult an Expungement Attorney
    Adopting, but with a Criminal Record? Consult an Expungement Attorney

    You’ve always dreamed of having a child, yet somehow certain life circumstances denied you that chance. The only option that seems available to you now is adoption. California mandates background ...

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  • Drinking Myths Busted
    Drinking Myths Busted

    Excerpt from “How to Survive a DUI Arrest: What You Need to Know” – Mike Chastaine and Amie Beighley One of the main reasons that people get DUIs is that they believed one of the many popular ...

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  • Reducing a Felony Conviction to a Misdemeanor Does Not Happen Automically - Proposition 47
    Reducing a Felony Conviction to a Misdemeanor Does Not Happen Automically - Proposition 47

    In November of 2014 Proposition 47 passed giving certain low-level, nonviolent felony convictions the opportunity to be reduced to misdemeanors on old criminal records. The law itself reclassified ...

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  • Posting violent language on facebook towards another, is this a criminal threat?
    Posting violent language on facebook towards another, is this a criminal threat?

    Facebook and other social media can be fun and informative. It can also be abused and abusive. Where is the line drawn? When is it protected free speech and when does it become a criminal threat? The ...

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