Tag Archives: rights

Speedy trial rights and the 10 day rule

If you are ever in court and hear cases referred to as being on day “zero of ten” or ” ____ of 10″ – what does that mean? There are two typical scenarios where the ten days comes into play. First is for a preliminary hearing on a felony case, but that ten days is […]

Prostitution, solicitation and other sex offenses – Orange County Defense

Accused of any sexual offense?  Know how to best protect yourself. Even the allegation of a sex offense can have devastating effects in your life.  Your family, friends, reputation, job and freedom are all at stake.  Child molestation [Penal Code section 288], rape [section 261], prostitution or solicitation [647(b)],  lewd conduct [section 647(a)], indecent exposure […]

Clearing old convictions off your record – Orange County expungement lawyer

I know – especially now with the economy the way it is, being the best applicant for a job gives you the best chance.  How can you compete with a past criminal record?  What about having to disclose past convictions for things like rental applications?  How can you get prior convictions off your record?  It […]

Interacting with the police

Another recent post sparked a comment and question from a visitor to my site.  He asked, “What orders of action can I refuse and what orders of actions am I required to perform?”  I get asked this question in various forms all the time. The answer depends on what your legal status is at that […]