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Is Tax Evasion a Federal Crime?

While the criminal justice system is inherently confusing, it is often more challenging to comprehend in the context of tax fraud and evasion. Here, you would usually ask a white-collar criminal defense counsel to defend you from allegations and strategically proceed with investigations. Tax evasion, in particular, generally pertains to the underpayment or total non-payment of tax liabilities due. The…

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How Important is a Criminal Defense Attorney?

Facing criminal charges, allegations, and legal proceedings with the risk of being behind bars for a long time can be terrifying and stressful. However, an in-depth understanding of the process as well as obtaining a criminal defense attorney’s legal assistance can go a long way to help you deal with your charges. If you are charged with a serious or…

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What is Money Laundering?

The term ‘money laundering‘ generally refers to a process of making huge amounts of ‘dirty’ money appear as if it came from a legitimate source. Millions of dollars that came from any illegal activity, such as proceeds of crime, terrorist funding, drug trafficking, or any other criminal activity are often considered dirty. Similar to the normal laundromat, such money will…

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What It Means to Expunge Convictions in California

Going through a criminal investigation is not easy. If you have been charged with and sentenced for a crime, you may have the conviction expunged. This is often confused with the closely related motion to seal, where one asks the court to have a criminal record sealed. A California expungement (or expunction) is a legal proceeding where the justice court…

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Properly Dealing with Assault Charges

Assault and battery charges are some of the most difficult cases to handle. These two often come together, but important distinctions must be made to minimize errors. An offender who intentionally threatens manipulates, or intimidates an alleged victim and then actually commits an act that leads to serious bodily injury can be charged with assault and battery. If you are…

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What is a Violent Crime in California?

Violent crimes or violent felonies are those crimes where the perpetrator or offender uses force or threat on a victim. A violent felony can be done even with or without the use of firearms or weapons for crimes related to violence include malicious hostility toward other people and behaviors like lack of self-control, anger, mental or psychological issues which may…

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Domestic Violence Accusations: Here’s What to Do As the Accused

When you are convicted because of domestic violence, your entire life undergoes a full 180-degree turn. Your reputation might be ruined and it will be on your criminal record permanently. However, it’s not yet over until it’s proven that you are indeed guilty. You still must stand in court and defend yourself. Fortunately, you can enlist the help of a…

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California Warrant Search – What are Warrants and How to Know If You Have One

Warrants are orders issued by judges on behalf of the state that allows the police department, or another body, to search premises (search warrant), make arrests (warrant of arrest), or perform an action related to the administration of justice. According to California Law, there are two types of warrants that allow law enforcement officers to arrest someone- arrest warrants and…

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What are Criminal Defense Lawyers and 11 Reasons You Should Get One

Criminal defense lawyers, also known as criminal lawyers, criminal attorneys, and public defenders, are a type of lawyers that defend entities that have been charged with a crime, including individuals, organizations, and corporations. The scope of their work spans the different crimes covered in the U.S. penal code and state laws which include, but are not limited to, drunk driving,…

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