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  • California's Prop 47: One Year Later
    California's Prop 47: One Year Later

    It's been roughly one year since the implementation of California's controversial Proposition 47, a law that sought to bolster community and educational programs by reducing the state's prison ...

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  • Court Decision to Allow Medical Marijuana Growers to Sell Marijuana to Fellow Collective Members
    Court Decision to Allow Medical Marijuana Growers to Sell Marijuana to Fellow Collective Members

    Criminal Defense Attorney in Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka Explains Court Decision Allowing Medical Marijuana Growers to Sell Marijuana to Fellow Collective Members ...

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  • Domestic Violence - Domestic Battery: California Penal Code Section 243(e)(1)
    Domestic Violence - Domestic Battery: California Penal Code Section 243(e)(1)

    In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics Domestic battery is its own crime with its own requirements and carries a punishment greater than simple battery . The increased ...

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  • Battery on a Peace Officer: California Penal Code 243(b) and 243(c)(2)
    Battery on a Peace Officer: California Penal Code 243(b) and 243(c)(2)

    In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics Battery on a peace officer is the crime of simple battery committed on a peace officer. A “Peace officer” typically means a law ...

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  • Leading DUI Lawyer Clarifies New Provisions of DUI Law, Vehicle Code §23152 for Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka
    Leading DUI Lawyer Clarifies New Provisions of DUI Law, Vehicle Code §23152 for Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka

    As of January 1, 2014, the California State Legislature changed Vehicle Code §23152 to include six specific versions of a DUI criminal charge prohibiting driving under various circumstances. (a) ...

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  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon: California Penal Code Section 245(a)(1)
    Assault with a Deadly Weapon: California Penal Code Section 245(a)(1)

    In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics As the name implies, assault with a deadly weapon - sometimes referred to as an "ADW" is (1) a simple assault (2) that includes ...

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