Penalties For Possession And Trading In Child Pornography – Federal Law

  Federal Law – Five Year Mandatory Prison For Possession And Trading Child Pornography – Not Including Penalty Enhancements Which Can Drive Sentencing Terms To Life In Prison – State Laws Differ Widely Under 2017 Federal Mandatory Sentencing Guidelines, possession and trading child pornography with others carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of five years. Penalty enhancements, Read more…

Trouble With The Law – Criminal Process – Penalties – Bail Alternatives

GOT CHARGED WITH A CRIME? CRIMINAL PROCESS AND PENALTIES – BAIL – RELEASE ALTERNATIVES – CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS… Our laws divide criminal acts into infractions, misdemeanors and felonies. The U.S. Constitution affords every person charged with a crime with fundamental protections. These rights include: Miranda Rights, the Right To Remain Silent, the Right to Habeas Corpus and Read more…

Bail Bonds Explained

Bail Types Of Bail Bonds Learn about bail and the different types of bail bonds, including cash bonds, federal bonds, immigration bonds, property bonds, and surety bonds What Is A Bail Agent Learn about the job responsibilities of bail agents, including the responsibilities for the court and for the person charged with a crime. 
How Read more…

Expungement – Criminal Records

The Legal Process Of Expungement Attorney Mike Angeloff On Expungement Job Applicants Job applicants with criminal records face daunting barriers to obtaining employment. Yet neither federal nor state laws protect such job applicants from what is arguably a form of legal discrimination. Don’t Hire Policy Most large employers maintain a “don’t-hire” policy that provides for the automatic Read more…

Police Investigation – Interrogation – Evidence – Release Alternatives

POLICE INVESTIGTION  If you have been arrested or accused of a crime, your chances of success depend not only on the skills of your criminal defense lawyer, but also on your lawyer’s ability to navigate the criminal justice system effectively. Police Investigation – Should I Talk To The Police? It is usually best to make no Read more…

DMV Points – Driving Violations

A punitive counting system known as points is used by some states such as California to keep track of the number of traffic violations a driver has been convicted of over a specific period of time per state law. Upon conviction, the court is required to send a record to the state’s department of motor vehicles. Depending on Read more…