Ambrosio E. Rodriguez

LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Toll Free:
(800) 852-9851
Local:
(213) 995-6767

Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders

Penalties for instances of domestic violence have become much more severe over the past few years, not only in California, but across the nation. Governments and politicians seek to prove they are tough on crime, yet the crime of domestic violence has many facets. If you have been charged with domestic violence in Los Angeles, […] Read More

Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants in California

There are several different types of warrants that a law enforcement officer in California may obtain during the course of a criminal investigation. Understanding the differences between an arrest warrant and a search warrant can allow you to understand your legal rights if you are ever served a warrant. Arrest warrants allow law enforcement officers […] Read More

Los Angeles Fake IDs Attorney

If you are caught with a fake ID in California you could face steep penalties – especially if you are under the legal drinking age. California has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to kids and alcohol, and has implemented a number of laws to discourage underage drinking. The most comprehensive law targets individuals […] Read More

Truancy Laws in California

California’s state Constitution declares public education to be an essential and fundamental right for all. The state takes public education very seriously and has strict attendance requirements for all students between the ages of 6 and 18. Children between these ages who are frequently absent or tardy – as well as their parents – are […] Read More

Is a Hit and Run a Felony in California?

The city of Los Angeles sees some 20,000 hit-and-run collisions annually. While the majority of those hit-and-runs cause only property damage, in 2014, twenty-seven people died in LA hit-and-run crashes, with another 144 being severely injured. Because of the number of hit-and-runs in Los Angeles, a city alert system now publishes information related to the […] Read More

A Breakdown of California Stalking Laws

California is home to many of the country’s most notable and popular celebrities. With fame and fortune comes increased attention which, in many cases, is unwanted and potentially dangerous. Sandra Bullock, Sean Penn, and Jennifer Lopez are a few of the A-list California celebrities who, in recent months, have turned to the police for assistance […] Read More

Robbery Charges in Los Angeles

According to the LA Times, robberies in the LA area increased by 12.3 percent in 2015. In particular, in more affluent areas in the city, residents have increasingly complained of home thefts and car break-ins. Additionally, packages have been taken from resident’s doorsteps, and smartphones have literally been lifted right out of the hands or […] Read More

Defrauding an Innkeeper in Los Angeles

A wide variety of theft offenses exist under California Penal Codes, one of which makes it a crime to defraud an innkeeper. Charges of defrauding an innkeeper fall under California Penal Code section 537(a), and are extremely serious. In fact, depending on the value of the theft, the offense can be charged as a felony. […] Read More

What Does A Dismissal Without Prejudice Mean?

At a preliminary hearing, which usually occurs some months after the arraignment, the prosecutor essentially previews the evidence to be used against the defendant at trial. The defense attorney then has a chance to poke holes in the prosecutor's evidence, perhaps by questioning the basis for the stop or the probable cause for the search. Based […] Read More

Driving After A California DUI Arrest Or Conviction

California is an implied consent state, meaning that by signing their licenses, all drivers consented to provide chemical specimens upon the lawful demand of a law enforcement officer. At the same time, no law enforcement officer has the right to force a person to provide a sample, unless the officer has a search warrant for […] Read More