Was Your “40508a vc” Failure to Appear a Misdemeanor or an Infraction? Make Sure You Get a Clear Record.

A failure to appear charge under California Vehicle Code section 40508(a) is a misdemeanor crime, unless the court clearly designates it as an infraction in the court record. Continue reading

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Case Study: Why Defense Attorneys Tell You to Shut the F**k Up!

The bizarre story of 80yr old Mr. Greer enlightens us on why defense attorneys always tell potential defendants to keep their mouth shut, even if they are Continue reading

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Think Your Job Sucks? Try Being a Public Defender

A very funny look at one day in the life of a public defender. Continue reading

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Don’t Fall For Warrant Phone Scam. Do Not Pay for Warrants Over the Phone

Don’t try to take care of a court warrant problem over the phone. Attorney tips for spotting warrant phone scams. Continue reading

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Can a Driver Use Video Evidence in a Traffic Ticket Trial? Yes, Here Are Some Tips.

Free Defense Attorney tips on how to use video evidence in a traffic ticket trial. How to lay a proper foundation. Continue reading

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What is a VC 40509.5 Hold? It is a Failure to Appear Hold on a Drivers License.

How a vehicle code section 40509.5 hold causes a drivers license suspension. How to reinstate a suspended drivers license after a failure to appear in traffic court. Continue reading

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Ask for a Ruling! Tips to Increase Chances of Winning a Traffic Ticket Trial

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Even dogs know it is easier to get what you want if you ask for it. The same is true for defendants in a traffic ticket trial. Continue reading

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Fight a Cell Phone Traffic Ticket? Know These Things

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Defense Attorney insight for people preparing for a cell phone traffic ticket trial in California under Vehicle Code 23123 Continue reading

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Caught on Video! CHP Officer Possibly Beating Woman At Side of Highway.

Driver’s cell phone catches CHP officer in Los Angeles area grabbing woman walking on side of freeway and beating her repeatedly. What do you think? Continue reading

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Do Arrest or Bench Warrants Show Up on a Pre Employment Background Check?

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A person with an arrest warrant is a fugitive from justice. That info is available on a typical background check. Attorney tips to recall an arrest warrant Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules Police Cannot Search Cell Phones Without Warrant.

You don’t have 2 give permission 4 a police search of your cell phone. Supreme Court rules warrants required in nearly all traffic stop cell phone searches Continue reading

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Dash Cam Evidence Becoming More Common in Traffic Ticket Trials; Be Ready

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If you dont object to dash cam evidence in a traffic ticket trial, you might be giving up your right to challenge it. Continue reading

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