Criminal Defense

January 18, 2019

Cash Bail Referendum Makes 2020 Ballot

The California bail bond industry has secured enough signatures for a 2020 ballot measure addressing the recent passage of cash bail reform.
November 28, 2018
Judge Ruling Expungement

The Basics of Expungement

Expungement is a civil action that removes arrests and convictions from a criminal record, effectively making it seem to most authorities as though the incident never happened.
October 2, 2018
Judge Gaveling

Debate Over Cash Bail Reforms Continue after Legislation Signed

The debate in California over the benefits and risks of ending cash bail has been loud ever since the California Supreme Court ruled that the existing bail system was unconstitutional.
September 19, 2018
Marijuana Law

Marijuana-related Arrests Down 56 Percent After Prop 64

Prop 64 did not eliminate all crimes associated with marijuana, but it has significantly decreased arrests.
August 24, 2018
Criminal Defense

California Cash Bail Reform Bill Sits on Governor’s Desk

Senate Bill 10 (SB-10), the pretrial detention reform bill that could end cash bail in California, has passed the California Assembly and State Senate.