Tag Archives: weapon

When is a deadly weapon not a deadly weapon?

In a recent post, I discussed the various sections of Penal Code section 245.  One of the ways that can be charged is “assault with a deadly weapon.” So what exactly is a deadly weapon? Case law through the years has shaped what can be a “deadly weapon” for this code section.  A deadly weapon […]

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 […]