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Marijuana Law Changes as a Result of Prop 64 in CA

As of Tuesday, November 8 th, Proposition 64 legalized the commercial use of marijuana for adults over 21 years of age in the state of California. There are certain statutory changes that are ...
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Unethical Prosecutors Can Face Felony Charges Due to AB 1909

Due to a recent issue involving some prosecutors in the Orange County area, Assemblywoman Patty Lopez authored the bill, AB 1909. This bill authorizes felony punishment for any prosecutor who ...
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Gov. Brown Signs New Sexual Assault Bills into Law

In response to the nation-wide outcry against what many consider the light, six month prison sentence handed down to Stanford's Brock Turner, on September 30 th Governor Jerry Brown signed into ...
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AB 1343 California Assembly Bill May Be Effective Defense for DREAMers

AB 1343 – California Prosecutors must now consider immigration consequences to defendants when making plea deals. California Assembly Bill 1343 went into effect January 2016. The bill requires ...
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California Rules Use of Smartphones for GPS Purposes While Driving is Lawful

Update : Assembly Bill 1785 was signed into law by Governor Brown on September 26 which would limit even further the use of a smartphone while driving. On top of prohibiting the use of a cellphone to ...
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How Should I Decide Which Attorney To Hire?

If you are reading this, there's a high likelihood that you, a friend, or a family member has recently experienced a run in with the law that requires legal representation. Assuming this is the ...
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Handling Probation Violations

Probation violations are always tricky. Handling a probation violation is a true juggling act: you have to juggle the underlying offense for which you are on probation, any prior probation violations, ...
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Rigorous Negotiation gets Client 96hrs Jail despite three DUI arrests in 7 months!

Client was arrested for DUI (1st) in November, 2009. He was sentenced to standard DUI 1st terms, including 3 years probabtion. Client was subsequently arrested in May 2010 for his 2nd DUI (which also ...
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Aguilar & Sonnonstine Represent Client in Marijuana Cultivation Case

Four people were recently arrested in the City of Tustin when an anonymous tip lead police forces to their homes and warehouses. A search of the buildings uncovered what is reported as “sophisticated ...
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