Evading the Police

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Mon, Jul 10, 2017 @ 07:46 AM

Learn about the crime of evading (or eluding) a police officer by car, including its possible consequences.

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Tags: Criminal Charges, Parent Guide to Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer, San Francisco Bay Area, police

The Emergency Exception to the Miranda Rule

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Wed, Jul 05, 2017 @ 09:25 AM

If officers are acting in proper response to a potential emergency, they don't have to read you your rights.

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Tags: criminal defense attorney, Miranda rights, San Francisco Criminal Lawyer, Criminal Law, Miranda Warning

Appeals: Timeline and Process

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Criminal appeals involve detailed procedure. They typically take months, if not longer, to play out.

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Tags: Criminal Defense, San Francisco Criminal Lawyer, San Francisco Bay Area, appeals

How much force can the police use in high-speed car chases?

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Mon, Jun 05, 2017 @ 01:39 PM

Officers may be able to shoot to kill.

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Tags: Criminal Defense, San Francisco Criminal Attorney, police actions, force used by officer, car chase

Algorithms to Set Bail

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Tue, May 30, 2017 @ 12:07 PM

Some U.S. jurisdictions are using advanced formulas to evaluate the risks that defendants pose. Judges weigh these evaluations when considering pretrial release.

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Tags: Bay Area, criminal defense attorney, San Francisco Bay Area, bail, algorithms

Witness Impeachment

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, May 22, 2017 @ 02:37 PM

Witness impeachment is the process of challenging the credibility of a witness in trial. There are many ways by which a witness can be impeached.

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Tags: trial, criminal case, testify, witness, impeachment, San Fransisco Trial Lawyer

Is a traffic stop an arrest within the meaning of Miranda?

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Mon, May 15, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

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Tags: Criminal Charges, Miranda rights, know your rights, DUI Bay Area, Miranda Waiver

Juvenile Law: Status Offenses

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Fri, May 12, 2017 @ 03:50 PM

Some acts are considered criminal only when minors commit them; these are called juvenile status offenses. 

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Tags: juvenile crimes, juvenile , criminal defense

Discovery: What and When the Prosecution Must Disclose

Posted by Chris Morales on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

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Tags: Criminal Charges, criminal defense attorney, San Francisco Criminal Attorney, criminal cases, discovery, San Francisco Criminal

Do juveniles have a right to trial by jury?

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Mon, May 08, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

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Tags: Criminal Charges, Criminal Defense, San Francisco Crimila Lawyer, juvenile court, jury trial, Juvenile crimes