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Change to Three Strikes law – 25 to life? Maybe not.

What are the changes in the Three  Strikes law after the recent election? . Essentially, the change to the three strikes law requires that the new case is a serious or violent felony before a life sentence is imposed.  For example, under the old law, if a person had two strikes for two residential burglary […]

Robbery – Orange County defense lawyer

Robbery – the elements, weapons enhancements and defenses Robbery (Penal Code section 211) is the taking of property from another without consent by force or fear.  First degree robbery (robbery in an inhabited house, a cab or bus driver or at an ATM machine) is a felony and carries a possible sentence of from three […]