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  • Police in Santa Rosa Generally Must Have Legal Justification to Have Contact With a Citizen
    Police in Santa Rosa Generally Must Have Legal Justification to Have Contact With a Citizen

    Police are required to have different levels of justification, per the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution, to briefly contact a citizen legally. If they do not meet the standard of ...

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  • Santa Rosa, Napa, Lakeport, and Ukiah Criminal Lawyers Explain Victory Preventing a Maximum Term of Jail.
    Santa Rosa, Napa, Lakeport, and Ukiah Criminal Lawyers Explain Victory Preventing a Maximum Term of Jail.

    DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED LICENSE-VC14601- does not require a six month jail sentence in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake county if a defendant refuses being placed on probation. In a recent case ...

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  • Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Penal Code 290 Sex Offender Registry Law
    Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Penal Code 290 Sex Offender Registry Law

    How The New PC 290 Cancellation Of Ses Offender Registration Works In Santa Rosa/Sonoma County Activated portions of the law regarding termination from the PC 290 Sex Registration list became ...

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  • Santa Rosa Criminal Lawyer Explains How Evidence Can be Suppressed in Sonoma County
    Santa Rosa Criminal Lawyer Explains How Evidence Can be Suppressed in Sonoma County

    Under both California and United States Federal Law, evidence that is obtained illegally by police may be suppressed or thrown out of court. This is generally referred to by Santa Rosa criminal ...

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  • Santa Rosa Criminal Defense Attorneys Explains New Court Decision
    Santa Rosa Criminal Defense Attorneys Explains New Court Decision

    Preventing Police Officers From Going into a Home Without Either a Warrant or Emergency Circumstances In the case of People v. Oveida, the lower Courts had decided that it was permissible for police ...

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  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain Why a Formal Arrest May not be Necessary
    Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain Why a Formal Arrest May not be Necessary

    As Criminal Defense lawyers in Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Lakeport, Ukiah, and Eureka, we frequently receive questions from potential clients as to whether or not there is a defense in their case ...

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