Criminal Defense

5 Tips to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 18, 2021 | Criminal Defense

In this article, the Rodriguez Law Group discusses 5 tips to choose the best criminal defense lawyer. When you are facing criminal charges in Los Angeles, CA, it can feel like the whole world is against you. The full weight of the government is bearing down on you, and nobody seems to care. You have… read more

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What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 05, 2021 | Criminal Defense

In this blog, The Rodriguez Law Group explains your legal options if you hit a bike rider with your car. Your legal options after hitting a bike rider with your car in Los Angeles are actually fairly limited. Pursuant to state law, you are required to: Stay on scene Call 911 or otherwise render aid… read more

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What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Oct 31, 2021 | Criminal Defense

Answering what the “Bar” stands for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association in California is best done by visualizing a courtroom.  Picture any courtroom you have seen in person or on TV. No matter which courtroom you are thinking of, you will likely remember a railing in the middle of the courtroom separating the… read more

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How Can I Fight Embezzlement Charges in California?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jul 01, 2021 | Criminal Defense

The best way to fight embezzlement charges in California is to enlist the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. You are innocent until proven guilty. Therefore, the state has the burden of proving that you are guilty of embezzlement charges. However, fighting embezzlement charges requires that you present defenses that raise sufficient doubt about… read more

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These Are the Easiest Ways to Get Your Criminal Case Dismissed

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jun 22, 2021 | Criminal Defense

No lawyer can guarantee a dismissal of your criminal case. Most criminal cases are not dismissed. Instead, about 90% of criminal cases end in some form of plea bargain, 8% end with dismissal, and 2% go to a jury verdict. But every case is different, and prosecutors have no choice except dismissal for some cases…. read more

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The Best States For Responsible Gun Owners

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | May 13, 2021 | Criminal Defense

If you ask someone about the best states for responsible gun owners, the list may vary. Some people prefer strong gun laws, while other people prefer more freedom for gun owners. Most gun owners choose states that have less restrictive laws. For example, California tops the list on the Gun Law Scorecard for the Giffords… read more

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The Complete Guide on How to Get a Warrant Lifted

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Feb 10, 2021 | Criminal Defense

Having an outstanding bench warrant against you can make life very stressful. You never know when a police officer might show up at your home or work to arrest you. A police officer could pull you over while your children are in the car, which could be a disaster if the officer arrests you on… read more

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3 of the Most Frequently Violated Rights of the Accused

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 10, 2021 | Criminal Defense

If you have been accused of a crime, you may experience a range of emotions. It makes sense for those accused of crimes to feel angry, sad, scared, hopeless, or helpless. If someone has been accused of domestic violence, they may feel ashamed or embarrassed. But when you have been accused of a crime, you… read more

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What Happens If You Get an Out-of-State Warrant for Arrest?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 31, 2020 | Criminal Defense

Maybe you were arrested in another state for something that you think isn’t that serious, like driving on a suspended license or trespassing. For whatever reason, you skipped out on your court date. Now, you’re wondering whether you have a bench warrant out for your arrest, and what even is a bench warrant? Having a… read more

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Things Cops Do That Are Illegal: What a Police Officer Can and Cannot Do

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 23, 2020 | Criminal Defense

No one is above the law, including police officers. Police officers who break the law are subject to the same criminal penalties as everyone else. Courts hold police officers accountable for their wrongdoing and illegal acts. For example, a police officer who assaults another person, commits a drug crime, or operates a vehicle under the… read more

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